Welcome to Bike Month!

With the arrival of May typically comes warmer weather as we begin to transition from spring into summer.  As part of this transition, many of us begin to spend much more time outdoors, walking, jogging, and, of course, bicycling.  It should come as no surprise, then, that May is Bike […]

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 […]

RIDE Solutions Can Help You Save Money on Gas

If you drive, you are undoubtedly aware of changes in gas prices.  In fact, AAA shows that, as of March 14th, the average price for regular unleaded gasoline in Virginia was $4.230, while it was $4.325 at the national level.  The RIDE Solutions app is a great way to save […]

2018 Commuting Patterns for Franklin County

Typically, on an annual basis, the U.S. Census Bureau releases commutation data, which shows commuting patterns among localities throughout the United States. Recently, I wrote a blog discussing commuting patterns throughout the entire West Piedmont Planning District (please see here:  https://ridesolutions.org/2021/04/30/2018-west-piedmont-planning-district-commuting-patterns-where-workers-commuted-to-and-from/), but this week I focus on commuting patterns for […]

Danville MPO Seeks Public Input for Piney Forest Road Corridor Study

The Danville Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) will hold a virtual town hall meeting to obtain input from the public regarding the Piney Forest Road corridor in the City of Danville.  The purpose of the study is to identify strategies and improvements to address existing and future traffic congestion, safety, as […]