• 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 50 years

Public Hearing Upcoming on Roanoke Valley Transportation Plan

Nov 30, 2022

The Roanoke Valley Transportation Planning Organization (RVTPO) had completed a month long period of accepting comments on the draft Roanoke Valley Transportation Plan, including FFY 24-27 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP).

A public hearing will be held at 1:00 pm on December 15th, 2022, at 313 Luck Avenue SW, Roanoke VA. For accommodations call (540) 343-4417 or E-mail: bhill@rvarc.org. Hearing impaired persons call 711 for access. The RVTPO strives to provide reasonable accommodations for persons who require special assistance to participate in public involvement opportunities. The TIP development process satisfies the requirements for public participation and adoption of the Transit Program of Projects. The RVTPO fully complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 in all programs and activities.

View the updated Roanoke Valley Transportation Plan, materials, and survey on our website www.rvarc.org/draft-transportation-plan. 

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Now Hiring: Director, Roanoke Valley Collective Response

Nov 28, 2022

The Director of the Roanoke Valley Collective Response has overall operational and strategic oversight of the Roanoke Valley Collective Response to the substance use disorder crisis in the Roanoke Valley-Alleghany region.  In this role, the Director will work to implement the recommendations in the 2020 Blueprint for Action, provide oversight and management for implementation of the Peer Recovery Network via a $1.4 million Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration Grant, and work with RVARC localities to identify and response to issues surrounding recovery and reintegration in the region, including recovery housing, transportation, workforce, and other community needs.

For a complete job description including salary and benefit information, click here: Job Description – Director, Roanoke Valley Collective Response.

Cover letter and resume should be submitted to Sherry Dean, Director of Finance, at sdean@rvarc.org.

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2022 Annual Report

Nov 04, 2022

The Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission has released the annual report of activities for FY22.

2022 Annual Report

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