• Our Mission

    To be a regional leader in driving collaboration and strategy within our communities on issues that are critical to the economic growth, quality of life and sustainability of this region.

  • Planning

    The Regional Commission helps local governments address regionally significant issues with planning designed to enhance our region’s infrastructure, promote our region’s economic growth, and improve and sustain our region’s quality of life. 

  • Transportation

    The Regional Commission provides long-range transportation planning for the Roanoke Valley and rural localities within our region. Regionally coordinated approaches to planning and developing our region’s transportation infrastructure is central to the mobility of our citizens and supporting businesses that rely on logistics and supply chain management.

Serving its member governments for over 40 years

2015 Annual Dinner

Oct 02, 2015

Please join the Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission for its 46th Annual Dinner on Thursday, October 22, 2015 at The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center (Shenandoah Room), 110 Shenandoah Avenue, downtown Roanoke (Reception at 6:30pm, followed by Dinner at 7:00pm). RSVP deadline is Wednesday, October 14, 2015. The cost is $40.00 per person (excludes Commission board members – see NOTE below). To register and pay online, we ask that you use our PAYPAL page . Please add your names in the box. Please call 540-343-4417 if you prefer to call in your payment and registration information. If you would like a Dietary Substitution, please contact Jackie Pace at jpace@rvarc.org. If you encounter any problems, contact the Commission staff. NOTE: There is no charge for Commission board members to attend the Annual Dinner, Members are asked to RSVP by Oct. 14 directly to jpace@rvarc.org or 540-343-4417 if you plan to attend (not through Paypal). Thank you.

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Read the latest updates for the Partnership for a Livable Roanoke Valley

Sep 22, 2015


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RVARC, RVTPO and Roanoke Regional Chamber of Commerce Announce a Joint Open House to Hear Public Comment on Regional Transportation Projects

Sep 11, 2015

On Thursday, September 17, 2015, the Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission, the Roanoke Valley Transportation Planning Organization and the Roanoke Regional Chamber of Commerce will hold a joint open house from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. at Chamber offices located at 210 S. Jefferson St., Roanoke, VA 24011.

The public is invited to attend to provide input on urban and regional transportation projects that are being recommended for application to the Virginia Departments of Transportation and Rail and Public Transportation for competitive scoring.  The recommended projects, if approved, will be formally applied for by the Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission and the Roanoke Valley Transportation Planning Organization–two eligible applicant organizations.

For your convenience, please click here to provide input on projects being submitted by the Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission.  Likewise, click here to provide input on transportation projects being submitted by the Roanoke Valley Transportation Planning Organization.

For more information, contact Bryan Hill at 540-343-4417 or by e-mail at bhill@rvarc.org.

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