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March 2018 Transportation Update

Radford Transit and Pulaski Area Transit recently completed bus stop safety and accessibility studies.  Each transit agency developed conceptual plans to improve a “top 10” list of locations throughout the City of Radford and Town of Pulaski

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Pathways to the American Dream – Year One Wrap-up

In January 2017, the New River/Mount Rogers Workforce Development Board (NR/MR WDB) began their Pathways to the American Dream project.  This four-year project is funded by the Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration America’s Promise, H-1B Job Training Grant. 

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Bikeshare Coming to the New River Valley

The New River Valley will have a new way to get from Point A to Point B this spring. Montgomery County, the towns of Christiansburg and Blacksburg, and Virginia Tech are teaming up for a bikeshare system that will start with 12 stations and 88 bikes distributed across those stations.

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2018 Regional Awards Nominations Open!

Help us recognize the people who make an impact in the New River Valley! We need you to nominate worthy candidates for this year’s awards program. The Commission is accepting nominations for our regional awards until March 13th.

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Town of Pembroke receives RALLY grant to implement downtown improvements

The Town of Pembroke will develop downtown improvement projects as part of the RALLY Southwest Virginia program. RALLY is a mini-grant program which provides a $3,000 award to communities in Southwest Virginia to implement a community development project through a team structure. Pembroke is the second team in the New River Valley to receive a RALLY grant, following a recently completed project in Narrows

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