RIDESolutions, a regional alternative transportation program, offers free alternative transportation services such as carpool matching, Guaranteed Ride Home program, and biking, public transit and walking communting assistance to the region's communters.
With RideSolutions you can learn about your transportation commuting options and connect with other local commuters. You can reduce your commuting costs, reduce your carbon footprint, and expand healthy lifestyle options.
Go to RIDE Solutions to register for our free services and learn about your commuting options. Changing how you commute, even just a few days a month, can make a big difference!
RIDESolutions is a service of Region 2000 Local Government Council, Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission and the New River Valley Planning District Commission. Funded by a grant from the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation and contributions from partnering local governments, it is a service free to the public.
RIDESolutions – Free Services to Explore Transportation Options
Free program benefits available to all residents and commuters in Region 2000, Roanoke and New River Valley region include:
- Free carpool matching service
- Guaranteed RIDE Home program
- On-line resources for alternative transportation options - biking, walking, taking the bus, and telework.
At the RIDESolutions website, you’ll find biking maps, links to bus schedules, maps where carpools exists.
Whether gas prices are high or low, you can save money and have a relaxing commute option. Find out how changing your commute can impact your wallet and lifestyle with our RIDE Solver calculator.
RIDESolutions offers the region’s employers free technical assistance and focused marketing services for a commuter encouragement programs.
The free Workplace Partner program is designed to help companies meet their business and sustainability goals. RIDESolutions has worked with area business in Roanoke and New River Valley for over 10 years is excited to expand program benefits within Region 2000. We want to work with any business, regardless of the number of employees, to expand commuting options to your employees.
We work with employers to tailor a program towards specific business needs or goals – whether it’s simply promoting transportation options, offering an incentive or wellness program, or expanding or building a sustainability program.
We recognize that our industry partners are resource constrained so we also provide direct assistance in customized surveys, density analysis, trip diaries, and impact assessments.
Simple and Sustainable Benefits
Implementing an alternative transportation program at your business not only helps the bottom-line for your employees, it helps reduce the carbon footprint and improve regional air quality. RIDESolutions can assist our business partners with measurable and marketable sustainability goals.