Smart Growth & Mobility

In May 2023, the Town of Blacksburg, Sustainable Blacksburg and many other community partners hosted the first “Bikesburg” event featuring many bike-related events. Find more information here.

Smart Growth & Mobility Updates

Week 8: Buy Smarter

When we initially hear the term “Buy Smarter” our minds tend to think about buying good quality products (at least mine does) but that is not necessarily all that Buying Smarter means. This week we are going to talk about what it means to Buy Smarter from a sustainability perspective. What Does It Mean to…

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Learn More About Blacksburg’s Climate Vulnerability Assessment!

How hot is too hot and when does it become a problem? How wet is too wet and when does it become a problem?How do these and other anticipated changes to the climate intersect?How should localities like Blacksburg plan and adapt? Come learn about the climate vulnerabilities Blacksburg will be facing in the coming years and…

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Resources for Sustainable Transportation

By Cat Woodson Sustainable Transportation Resources Carshare/pool RIDE Solutions A Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Agency dedicated to expanding the efficiency and life of the roadway network and reducing the environmental impacts of vehicle emissions. Provides alternative transportation options – ridesharing (carpooling and vanpooling), biking, public transit, walking, and guaranteed ride home services – to residents…

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