RIDE Solutions - RIDE Solutions is a regional ride sharing program operated by the Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission in cooperation with the New River Valley Planning District Commission. It is a grant-funded program that provides FREE carpool matching services for citizens of the Roanoke and New River Valley regions and surrounding areas within southwestern Virginia. We work with individuals to facilitate one-on-one carpool matches, and with employers to create company-wide alternative transportation programs.
Ferrum Express - Ferrum College is excited to share news of its regular bus service, the Ferrum Express, that will link Ferrum students, faculty, staff, and community people with Rocky Mount and Roanoke! This service is offered as a collaborative effort between Valley Metro, Ferrum College, the City of Rocky Mount, and Franklin County. It will be operated by Valley Metro.
Department of Aging Services offers transportation for senior citizens to and from congregate meal site, socialization and recreational activities, medical appointments, shopping and other personal trips, needed services and community agencies. They also provide specialized transportation for handicapped individuals...medical transportation for Medicaid recipients of any age who lack transportation for medical services. (Advance scheduling is necessary.) You may call the Department of Aging Services at 540-483-9238 or e-mail Aging Services. The Agency is located at the 295 Technology Drive in Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151. Southern Area Agency on Aging provides all in-home services for Franklin County elders. You may reach them at 1-800-468-4571.