Piedmont Area Regional Transit (PART) Recent Developments

Piedmont Area Regional Transit (PART), operated by Roanoke Area Dial-A-Ride (RADAR), has contracted with the City of Martinsville and Henry County to provide public transit service to those communities since 2009.  While the system began with two routes, a third route, known as the “Southern Route,” had been added in […]

How RIDE Solutions Can Help You Save $$ During High Gas Prices and High Inflation

As one of RIDE Solutions’ Regional Coordinators in southern and southwest Virginia, I often write blogs about interesting or relevant trends in transportation, demographics, and the like.  Given the record-high fuel prices and inflation our nation is currently experiencing, I intend for this blog to focus on how RIDE Solutions […]

Danville Transit Promotes Black History Month with Bus Advertisement

As part of a campaign that began last year, Danville Transit continues to promote Black History Month with a full wrap advertisement on one of its buses.  Actually, the advertisement was never taken down since it was placed on the bus last year, and it will remain in place for […]

RIDE Solutions App Now Better than Ever

Beginning in 2019, RIDE Solutions achieved a revolutionary milestone when the TDM (Transportation Demand Management) organization launched its new app, powered by Agile Mile.  In addition to enabling users to earn points toward rewards whenever a green trip was logged either by biking, walking, vanpooling, using transit, or teleworking, the […]

RIDE Solutions Kicks off Drive Small Campaign

RIDE Solutions has kicked off its Drive Small campaign this holiday season.  The Drive Small campaign is an effort to encourage holiday shoppers, commuters, and those traveling for any other purpose – such as meeting friends or family for dinner – to try alternative means of traveling, rather than driving […]