Roanoke, VA – Valley Metro hosted the 2017 Virginia State Transit Bus & Maintenance Competition (Roadeo) April 7-April 9, with the Hotel Roanoke serving as the host hotel and the Berglund Center as the host competition site. Ten transit systems from around the state participated in the competition: Alexandria Transit (DASH), Hampton Roads Transit, Fairfax Connector, Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission, Charlottesville Area Transit, Blacksburg Transit, Greater Lynchburg Transit Company, Harrisonburg Transit, Greater Richmond Transit Company, and Greater Roanoke Transit Company (Valley Metro).
Valley Metro was crowned as Overall Champion and 1st Place Overall Maintenance team. Valley Metro’s Maintenance Team will continue its competition season and compete at the APTA International Transit Competition to be held in Reno, Nevada. Valley Metro’s Maintenance Team will be representing the State of Virginia at the International Competition.
For more information, please contact Valley Metro’s Assistant General Manager, Kevin L. Price, via email at [email protected] or phone 540-982-0305 ext. 109.