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Jul 09

Roanoke Recap – July 9, 2021

Posted on July 9, 2021 at 11:07 AM by Melinda Mayo

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No Need to Speed

The Roanoke Pedestrian Safety Campaign, No Need to Speed®, officially launched on June 21 and we celebrated with a neighborhood walk kickoff event.  Watch this video for a glimpse into the day and don't forget to take the pledge for safer streets at For more information about this campaign click here.

Melrose Avenue Streetscape Improvement Project Begins

The City of Roanoke has executed a contract with E.C. Pace Company, Inc. to construct the Melrose Avenue Streetscape Improvement Project. Construction work will begin July 19, 2021, and will be performed in the 2200 and 2300 blocks of Melrose Avenue. Learn more here

July Meeting Scheduled for Southeast Action Forum, Belmont-Fallon Target Area Stakeholders

The next meeting of Southeast Action Forum and stakeholders of the Belmont-Fallon Target Area is scheduled for Tuesday, July 13, at 6 p.m. at the Salvation Army, located at 724 Dale Ave. SE. More information can be found here.

Roanoke Partners with NLC to Help Build Equitable Economic Mobility for All Roanoke Residents

The City of Roanoke announces its selection to the Equitable Economic Mobility Initiative (EEMI), a 15-month technical assistance and grant project led by the National League of Cities (NLC) aimed at boosting economic mobility for residents while addressing long-standing racial inequalities. Find out more here.