Tag Archive | "I-81"

McDonnell Promotes Crescent Corridor

Tuesday, March 30, 2010


Bob McDonnell was one of five governors to sign an open letter published in the Washington Post last week, requesting federal funding for a massive rail alternative that aims to reduce truck traffic on I-81. As much as 40 percent of the traffic on Interstate 81 in Virginia is made up of trucks on a […]

Going 70+ On 81

Friday, March 5, 2010


Gov. Bob McDonnell recently signed a bill allowing VDOT to raise the speed limit on I-81 from 65 to 70 miles per hour. But according to a story in today’s Roanoke Times, the 60 mph limit through Harrisonburg may not change soon, if ever. . . . it’s the Virginia Department of Transportation that decides […]

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  • Friendly City Grand Opening Set for July 9

    Friendly City Food Co-Op, Harrisonburg’s consumer-owned grocery, invites the community to come see its new destination for natural, organic and locally-produced products at the store’s grand opening 11 a.m.-5 p.m. July 9 at 150 East Wolfe Street.

  • Friendly City Becomes Member of National Cooperative Grocers Association

    HARRISONBURG, VA — Friendly City Food Co-op, slated to open this month in Harrisonburg, Va., has become the newest member of the National Cooperative Grocers Association (NCGA), a business services cooperative serving 120 consumer-owned food co-ops nationwide.

  • Harrisonburg Recognized as a Bike Friendly Community

    May 2: Harrisonburg was honored when the League of American Bicyclists announced the latest round of Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) designations over the weekend to kick off May as National Bike Month.