Tag Archive | "I-81"

McDonnell Promotes Crescent Corridor

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

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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

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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 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.

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    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.

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    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.