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Open House Invitation

Jun 03, 2015

DATE:   Thursday, June 18, 2015
TIME:    Between the Hours of 8:30 to 11:00 AM
PLACE: Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission Office
(Located at 313 Luck Ave., SW, Roanoke, VA 24016)


This event is also a great opportunity for the public and stakeholders to provide their input into the future of transportation planning in the region.  The Roanoke Valley Transportation Planning Organization (RVTPO), which is staffed by the Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission, will be looking for your: (1) feedback to help develop the Constrained Long-Range Multimodal Transportation Plan 2040, (2) input to a visual preference survey regarding transportation accommodations, and (3) input to a congestion survey as part of yearly monitoring of the RVTPO Congestion Management Process Plan.

Along with the projects and activities of the Roanoke Valley Transportation Planning Organization, projects of the Regional Commission and RIDE Solutions will also be showcased at the Open House.

We hope you will stop by to meet the staff and learn more about the programs of the Roanoke Valley TPO, the Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission, and RIDE Solutions on June 18th.

The RVTPO strives to provide reasonable accommodations and services for persons who require special assistance to participate in public involvement opportunities.  Hearing impaired persons can call 711 for access.The RVTPO fully complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related statutes and regulations in all programs and activities.  For more information contact Bryan Hill, ADA Coordinator, at (540)343-4417 or visit http://rvarc.org/transportation-title-vi-and-ada-notices/.

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Notice of Opportunity for Public Comment: FY2015-2018 Transportation Improvement Program Amendment

May 08, 2015

TIP 15-18 Cover PageNotice is hereby given that the public is extended an opportunity to request, review, read, and comment on amendments to the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for Fiscal Years 2015-2018 for the Roanoke Valley Transportation Planning Organization. Amendments for consideration to the TIP are the rehabilitation of four SmartWay commuter buses for a total of $450,000 and construction of the Daleville Greenway for $476,000. The public comment period will be in effect for no fewer than 30 days from the publication of this notice. An official “Public Hearing” will be held after the public comment period has elapsed. Said “Public Hearing” will be duly advertised according to applicable laws. The TIP development process satisfies the requirements for public participation in the development and adoption of the Transit Program of Projects. If you would like to view, request or seek further information on the TIP amendments, please contact Cristina Finch, Ph: 540-343-4417, Fax: 540-343-4416 or E-mail: cfinch@rvarc.org. Hearing impaired persons can call 711 for access.

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Regional Commission Completes Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center Economic Impact Analysis

Apr 22, 2015

The Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission released a report on the Economic Impact Analysis: Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center

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