State says new website should help ease Va. traffic

Posted at 4:45 PM, Aug 28, 2013

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) – There is a new tool available to help commuters find Virginia’s Park and Ride lots. The Virginia Department of Transportation’s new Park and Ride Lot website provides an interactive map where riders can get information about lots near their home.

“With approximately 300 Park and Ride lots located throughout the Commonwealth, this website serves as a valuable tool for motorists to use as part of their commute or other travel planning,” VDOT Commissioner Greg Whirley said in a statement. “The ease of use in finding Park and Ride Lots that fit specific motorists’ needs will assist with congestion relief throughout the state.”

Information on the site includes:

  • Park and Ride Lot locations
  • Availability of transportation options
  • Lot amenities and accommodations, such as bike racks or lockers
  • Photos of the lots

“The site offers an interactive map that will provide commuters with easy access to a multitude of information about the Park and Ride Lots. Users are now able to get the information they need to plan their trip quickly and in one place,” Transportation Demand Management Program Manager Liz McAdory said in a statement.

Click here to visit VDOT’s new Park and Ride website.