News & Announcements

Posted on: March 18, 2019

NVRC Supporting Bike/Pedestrian Safety Training

Photo of Bike Training Participants

NVRC held a great training session March 16 of Smart City cycling, a prerequisite for instructor licensing. 29 attendees including Washington Area Bicycling Association and Fairfax Alliance for Better Bicycling trainers, NVRC, and George Mason University ...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: November 21, 2018

Homeless Winter Weather Shelter/Drop In Center Locations Updated

Winter Weather Shelter Information

NVRC compiles and annually updates the Suburban Virginia Homeless Shelter List, describing the shelters that exist throughout the region and the requirements for participation in their programs.

NVRC also compiles a list of the daytime drop-in cen...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: September 17, 2018

New KnowRX Web Site Provides Information on Opioid Crisis

Know RX Logo

Addiction to prescription pain medications, also known as opioids, is a public health emergency in Virginia and a crisis across the nation. Prescription opioid misuse is a significant cause of injury and death in Virginia, accounting for at least 55.5% of...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: November 6, 2017

NoVA Solar Map

Solar Map Photo

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

Hummingbird and Bee Balm

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

Bike and Car Markings

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

Solarize NoVA

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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