Tag: public transportation
Mid-September is a great time to give public transportation a try throughout Virginia, with special giveaways and free rides available during Try Transit Week.
California native Stephen Quenzer spent the summer on his cross-cultural experience at the Washington Community Scholars’ Center.
As families embark on summer travel plans on planes, taxis, rented or shared automobiles with their young passengers, AAA Mid-Atlantic urges parents to study child passenger safety laws and recommendations to ensure safe travel.
The Waynesboro Senior Center provides wheelchair accessible van transportation to the center for members in Waynesboro, Fishersville and Stuarts Draft who are unable to operate a vehicle, cannot easily access the public transportation system.
Even if you can recognize only the cognates across the languages, you already know Cinco de Mayo is fun in any language, especially if you take precautions to avoid the hazards of drinking and driving.
Transit ridership is indeed at its highest level in the U.S. in 57 years. According to data collected by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), Americans took 10.7 billion trips on public transportation in 2013—the highest number since the 1950s when many fewer of us owned our own cars.
Motorists have grown significantly less likely to change their driving habits or lifestyle to offset gas prices, according to a new survey by AAA.
The most recent surveillance data collected by the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) indicates that 6,600 women are living with HIV disease in Virginia.
Virginia State Police will be stepping up patrols New Year’s Eve in an effort to detect and deter impaired drivers on Virginia’s highways. Since Thanksgiving, troopers have been participating in the annual Checkpoint Strikeforce anti-DUI enforcement campaign and the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” holiday crackdown.
The Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) is holding a public meeting in the Staunton District next week so residents can learn more about transportation projects funded in the current Six-Year Improvement Program (SYIP) and to provide comments for transportation improvements in the upcoming SYIP.
Gov. Bob McDonnell today invited Virginia residents to attend the public meetings to be held across the state this fall so they can learn more about transportation projects funded in the current Six-Year Improvement Program.
The benefits of making a major commitment to building up and efficiently managing a larger and more comprehensive public transit network are many.
On May 4, 2011, the City of Harrisonburg celebrated a milestone in public transportation. For the first time, public transportation ridership in the city reached 2 million passengers. The system, which has 27 buses, has provided transportation services to residents of Harrisonburg since 1976. Susan Ritchie, of Harrisonburg, was identified as the two millionth passenger […]