Heat Ready Roanoke

Climate change is one of the most important issues of our time and has major health and healthcare implications. Of all the weather-related disasters, heat waves cause the most deaths every year in the United States, and climate change will increase their frequency, duration, and intensity. Heat exposure and health risks are closely [...]

Traffic Safety Quiz

Thank you for your interest in the 2022 Roanoke Pedestrian Safety Campaign Quiz. The campaign ended on May 27, 2022. To learn more about the campaign, please visit PlanRoanoke.org/PedestrianSafety. While you're here... We are currently seeking community feedback for the following projects. Please take a minute and [...]

Traffic Safety Quiz – Thanks

Correct answers What should you do when you’re driving and you see the sign in the photo below? Slow down to 15 mph when indicated by flashing lights or by the hours posted on the sign When a person walking is hit by a driver traveling at 20 mph, nine out of [...]

No Need to Speed Campaign Pledge

Thank you for your interest in the No Need to Speed® campaign pledge. The Roanoke pedestrian safety campaign ended on August 15, 2021. To learn more about the campaign, please visit PlanRoanoke.org/PedestrianSafety. Get Involved Download Final Report Form 2020 Campaign While you're here... [...]

Pedestrian Safety Campaign Crash Analysis

City of Roanoke Pedestrian Involved Crashes 2014-2018 City of Roanoke staff looked at where crashes between vehicles and pedestrians have happened. The City found that too many pedestrian-involved crashes are related to crosswalks. The map on the right shows the areas where there were pedestrian-involved crashes between 2014 and 2018. The project team is [...]

Comprehensive Plans

What is a Comprehensive Plan? Every 20 years or so, City planners gather ideas and feedback from the community and develop a new Comprehensive Plan. This document helps guide policy decisions and future investments in the City. Comprehensive plans provide a broad vision for the future of the community with recommendations for implementation. [...]

Welcoming Roanoke

What is Welcoming Roanoke? Roanoke was among 13 communities selected by New American Economy (NAE) and Welcoming America to receive awards through the Gateways for Growth Challenge. As part of this award, Roanoke received support to create the Welcoming Roanoke Plan, which serves as the City's multi-sector strategic plan for integration that highlights [...]

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