Public Works will be performing gutter removal work on Tuesday November 2 [election day] and Wednesday November 3. This will involve the closing of the intersection at East Market and Reservoir Streets to remove the existing valley gutter.
Last week, six out of the seven members of the group who traveled from Harrisonburg to Davis, CA in March 2010 to learn about bicycle facilities traveled to Charlottesville, VA to give a presentation to Bike Charlottesville and the City of Charlottesville’s Mayor and staff members. The March 2010 trip has been reported several times [...]
This is the third installment in a Q&A series with Harrisonburg City Council candidates. hburgnews.com reader Kristen asks: “What do you intend to do to increase pedestrian safety downtown?” and “What are your plans for increasing cyclist safety?”
Gov. Bob McDonnell visited Harrisonburg Thursday evening to promote his plan to get Virginia out of the liquor business. The governor told the audience of several hundred assembled in JMU’s Festival building that it’s high time that the state government sell off its ABC stores, and put money from liquor store licenses toward transportation needs.
The North Valley Pike Strategic Corridor Plan, which recommends turning Route 11 north of Harrisonburg into a “two lane ‘main street,’ with a new parallel road serving through traffic,” was presented at a public meeting last week, and is scheduled to be finalized and presented to the Rockingham County Board of Supervisors in July.
The 23rd annual Bike Virginia tour is making its way from Staunton into Harrisonburg today, bringing approximately 2,000 cyclists along with it.
The Harrisonburg group’s trip to Davis, CA has been covered several times here on hburgnews. Paulette Moore, a documentary filmmaker, journalist, and professor at Eastern Mennonite University came on the trip to document it. On May 22, Moore’s documentary “Spokes” was shown at Court Square as part of the Bike Month movie event. Now the [...]
Carolyn Frank, Tony Wilt, and Kai Degner discuss possible fixes for the area's transportation woes. Third video in a series.
This is a continuation of a series of posts for Bike Month. Each year, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) makes available Safe Routes to School grant funding to assist “localities and schools in the development of plans, activities, and infrastructure improvements to make bicycling and walking to school a safe and appealing transportation option [...]