Perhaps you’ve seen the colorful Virginia Breeze buses passing through Martinsville or Danville early in the morning or during late afternoon/early evening and have wondered if they were some sort of charter operation just passing through. It would be nice if Greyhound served us, you may have thought. Another thought […]
The Virginia Breeze, the inter-city bus service operated by the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT), which has been serving the Interstate 81 and 66 corridors from Blacksburg to Washington, D.C. very successfully since 2017, introduced service to the West Piedmont Planning District in August 2020. The Breeze […]
The highly successful Virginia Breeze intercity bus service, which has operated between Blacksburg and Washington, D.C. since 2017, has expanded to the West Piedmont Planning District. Specifically, the new service, which began Friday, August 7th, serves the cities of Martinsville and Danville in our region.
On Thursday, March 5th, staffs of the Danville and Lynchburg MPOs, transit agency directors, regional mobility managers, VDOT and Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) staffs, municipal staff, representatives of a local health collaborative, and staff of EPR planning consultants, took part in a technical assistance workshop facilitated by the FHWA which […]
The Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) has recently announced that it will be expanding its intercity bus service into other areas of the Commonwealth, and this expansion will include new service in the West Piedmont Planning District. This new service could be considered an expansion across the […]
In late 2017, the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) established an intercity bus route in Virginia, known as the Virginia Breeze, which travels along the I-81 and I-64 corridors between Blacksburg and Washington, D.C. The intercity bus operates once daily northbound and southbound, serving Christiansburg, Lexington, Staunton, […]