Montgomery County, VA – A recent press release published by Virginia Tech announced that the university has ranked high on the Bestplacestowork.org list of “top-notch commuter programs and services to students and employees” for the second year in a row.
The university has a bevy of in-house and partner-affiliated commuting resources aimed to reduce campus traffic congestion and offer environmentally friendly alternatives to single-vehicle commutes. Below are a few top-notch programs that again helped earn VT a spot on this year’s list.
- Bike Share Program – The ROAM NRV bike-share system features 75 e-bikes stationed at various regional hubs, including Virginia Tech.
- E-Scooters – A fleet of 200 scooters were deployed to campus locations during summer 2021.
- RIDE Solutions – Grant-funded program made possible through the partnership of agencies including the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (VDRPT), New River Valley Regional Commission, Roanoke-Valley Alleghany Regional Commission, Central Virginia Planning District Commission, and the West Piedmont Planning District Commission.
Read the full press release from Virginia Tech here.
Learn more about transportation in Virginia’s New River Valley here.