Latest Trends in Commuter Transportation, ACT 2022 Conference

About two weeks ago, I had the opportunity to attend the Association for Commuter Transportation’s (ACT) 2022 International Conference, held August 1st through 3rd in Chicago.  In this blog, I will describe some of the highlights of the conference, while the next blog will focus on some of what I […]

Employment Spotlight: Danville and Pittsylvania County

The U.S. Census Bureau has released 2017 data on its OnTheMap website, which is a very intuitive source for recent employment and commuting data.  This data is available for most areas of the U.S., and the West Piedmont Planning District is no exception.  Using this tool, we briefly explore employment […]

RIDE Solutions Kicks off Business Outreach with Monogram Foods

Since July, the West Piedmont Planning District Commission has been coordinating the RIDE Solutions program here in the West Piedmont Planning District.  Since that time, we have been promoting the program through various means such as ads in magazines, and a job fair and trade show, with more events to […]