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The Alexandria Transit Company (DASH), in partnership with the Advocates for Alexandria Aquatics (AAA), and the City of Alexandria Department of Recreation, Parks, and Cultural Activities (RPCA), have announced a new Splash with DASH initiative to get families and children to the Old Town Pool this summer. Approximately a dozen local businesses, along with the support of the USA Swimming Foundation – Make a Splash, are sponsoring free rides during July and August on DASH’s AT10 route, which provides service between Potomac Yard and the King Street Metro, via the neighborhoods of Arlandria, Warwick Village, Del Ray, and Rosemont.
The Old Town Farmers' Market is looking for bicyclists to transport donated fresh, locally grown food from the farmer's market using bicycles to area locations serving low-income and at-risk Alexandria residents. The Farmers' Market is especially looking for experienced bicyclists interested in promoting bicycling in the City, food justice, and reducing food waste! The remaining food rescue events are August 29, September 19, and October 31st. Please sign up at Volunteer Alexandria (type in "Bike for Good" in the Keyword Search) or email BikeforGood@alexandriava.gov for more information.
The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is updating
the Northern Virginia bikeway and trail network study and they are excited to announce
the launch of an interactive online survey. Here’s where you come in! They want this study to
reflect the bicycle routes and trails that you use or want to see
established. VDOT is examining the region’s progress over the last 10+
years, and your insights as a resident or user of the NOVA bike and trails
network will be invaluable. The input they receive will ultimately help VDOT
refine the regional network and learn more about bicycling comfort
levels. The survey will be open from August 12th to
Does your employer have a telework policy/program in place? Would they be open to starting one and just need a little help? If so, let Local Motion know. We can help with just about every aspect of starting a telework program. In addition, we can assist your employer with taking advantage of the Telework Tax Credit for Businesses in Virginia