News & Announcements

Posted on: April 17, 2018

Graduating Class of Bike/Pedestrian Safety Instructors

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NVRC is pleased to announce 12 new licensed bicycle instructor graduates from a recent bicycle/pedestrian training program held over the past month. After a grueling ~30 hour course this past weekend, these instructors will be available to provide educati...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: April 11, 2018

2018 Quick Guide Now Available

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The print and on-line version of the 2018 Quick Guide are now available. The Guide has been expanded to include some services in Fredericksburg and the Counties of Clarke, Culpeper, Fauquier, King George, Spotsylvania, Stafford and Warren. Over 1000 publi...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: April 5, 2018

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day - April 28

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The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications. The program will take place on...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: April 4, 2018

Changing the Frame on Green Energy

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Register to join us on May 10 for the Innovation Breakfast Series event "Changing the Frame on Green Energy," which we are hosting in partnership with the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia.

Cities and regions around the country are takin...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: April 2, 2018

April is Highway Safety Month

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The Governor of Virginia has declared April as "Highway Safety Month" throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia. NVRC is pleased to coordinate a region-wide pedestrian, bicyclist and motorist safety campaign - Share VA Roads. Please take the time ...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: March 16, 2018

Bike/Pedestrian Safety - Training the Trainer

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NVRC held the second of four sessions for traffic safety instructors.  Focusing on pedestrian safety with Arlington County transportation staff and Arlington's Mobility Lab and Bike Arlington. 29 people attended. Arlington's Pedestrian Safety Com...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: March 19, 2018

Solarize NoVA Spring Campaign Kicks Off April 2

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Spring Solarize NoVA Campaign Launches April 2

City of Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Manassas Park and Vienna, Fairfax, and Prince William Counties, Virginia – After several successful runs and with momentum for solar power growing ...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: March 13, 2018

Solarize NoVA Information Sessions

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The Solarize NoVA campaign kicks off on April 2 and ends on May 31. To help provide information to residents, free information sessions have been scheduled to help answer questions that you may have about solar, the Solarize campaign, etc. 

For mo...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: November 6, 2017

NoVA Solar Map

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The NoVA solar map was created by the Northern Virginia Regional Commission to demonstrate to homeowners and business owners how much solar energy can be generated by the rooftop of their home and/or business. The map is the first of its kind in Northern ...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: November 6, 2017

Plant NoVA Natives

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Plant NoVA Natives is a joint marketing campaign of a grand coalition of non-profit, governmental and private groups, all working to reverse the decline of native plants and wildlife in Northern Virginia. Our strategy is to encourage residents as well as ...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: November 6, 2017

Share VA Roads

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NVRC is pleased to make available this program which offers safety procedures and traffic regulations for all users of Virginia’s roads and paths. Our "Share VA Roads" guide will help bicyclists, pedestrians, and motorists safely use V...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: November 6, 2017

Solarize NoVA

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Solarize NOVA is a non-profit, community-based outreach initiative that brings solar power to people in their homes and businesses in Northern Virginia through our solarize campaigns. NVRC is proud to work with our partners at the Local Energy Alliance Pr...

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