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Town Council Meeting (Replay)

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 22:30
WTOB airs both the live broadcast and replays all of the Blacksburg Town Council meetings to keep Blacksburg residents in the know about their community and informed about issues on Council’s agenda. Watch archived and live Town Council meetings online

Town Council Work Session

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 14:00
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BT Detours for Student Move-In 8/20 - 8/23

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 03:00
Virginia Tech Student Move-In will take place from Wednesday, Aug. 20th through Saturday, Aug. 23rd. During this time, Washington St. and the south side of the Drillfield will be closed to bus traffic causingnbsp;several of our routes to operate on detours. The detours will begin with Start of...

2014 Cycle of Comprehensive Plan Amendments

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 03:00
The Planning Commission has begun its consideration of the 2014 Cycle of Comprehensive Plan Amendments. The Planning Commission will hold two work sessions on August 19 and 26, at 5 p.m. at the Blacksburg Motor Company, 400 South Main Street to consider the 2014 cycle of amendments and the...

Download the BT4U Mobile App!

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 03:00
Not sure what route to ride?nbsp; Or where to catch the bus?nbsp; Let the BT4U Mobile app do all the work for you!nbsp; Use the links below to download the app on your iOS or Android device! iOS BT4U Mobile link Android BT4U Mobile link BT4U Mobile App Features:...

Forestry geneticists develop tree biomass crop to grow on marginal lands

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 00:00
pAmy Brunner and Jason Holliday have received a $1.4 million grant to investigate the genetic regulatory networks that will allow trees important for bioenergy to grow in less than ideal soils and climate./p

Nancy Gard McGehee named head of Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 00:00
divNancy Gard McGehee is among the top 5 to 10 percent of scholars worldwide in rural tourism development and volunteer tourism management, based on citations of her work./div

Transportation institute to host naturalistic driving research symposium with eye toward future of road safety

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 00:00
pThe Virginia Tech Transportation Institute is close to selling out its upcoming Fourth International Symposium on Naturalistic Driving Research, which will focus on driver safety issues./p

Video: Researchers instruct scientists in giant role tiny fungi play

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 00:00
pAt a Virginia Tech-led conference in Nepal, agriculture experts learn that Trichoderma can save people from disease, save crop loss,#160;and safeguard the environment./p

Cannon to be fired on August 22 and 23

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 03:00
A parade marking the acceptance of the new cadets into the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets will be held August 23 at 10 a.m. on the Drillfield. During the parade, the Highty-Tighties, the regimental band, will play and Skipper, the Corps of Cadets cannon, will be fired when the cadets...

FULL service

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 03:00
BT is operating on the Full service schedule. All routes are in operation.

Annual Welcome Picnic at Lane Stadium to be trash free

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 00:00
div pThis year's zero-waste event will use compostable to-go containers, compostable utensil kits, and recyclable drink containers.#160;/p /div

New academic opportunities for students in 2014-15

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 00:00
pUndergraduate students have more than a dozen new majors to choose from, in addition to several new minors, while graduate students have several new degree options. In addition, there are new centers, study abroad programs, living-learning communities, First Year Experience courses, and academic spaces to enhance educational opportunities as well./p

Parade to mark entrance of Class of 2018 into the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets set for Aug. 23

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 00:00
pAll are welcome to come watch the newest cadet march in their first parade on the Drillfield Aug. 23 at 10 a.m./p

NO SERVICE

Sun, 08/17/2014 - 03:00
There is NO bus service available on Sundays during the summer. If you have any questions, please call 540.961.1185

Blacksburg Farmers Market - Tomato Tasting

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 11:00
The Blacksburg Farmers Market offers local foods, crafts, flowers, music, and more in the heart of downtown Blacksburg! Come support your local farmers and artists and enjoy the benefits of a strengthened community, healthy living, and support for responsible business practices. For more...

Water service interruption on Wilson Avenue

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 03:00
Due to water line upgrades, water service will be interrupted for the 100 block of Wilson Avenue on Monday, August 18, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m., and the 200 to 400 blocks of Wilson Avenue on Tuesday, August 19, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. The Public Works Department apologizes for any inconvenience and...

Progress Street road closures

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 03:00
During the week of August 18-22, there will be road closures along the 200 to 800 blocks of Progress Street, (from the intersection of Jackson Street to McDonald Street). The Public Works Department will be completing water line work and along these sections of Progress Street. Please...

Lane Closure 1400 Prices Fork Road

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 03:00
The left hand lanes, both eastbound and westbound, at 1400 Prices Fork Road will be closed on Thursday, August 21, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. so a contractor can remove trees in the median. For more information, please contact Beth Carson at 540-961-1141.

Extension and cooperatives to hold 38th annual Forestry and Wildlife Field Tours

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 00:00
pParticipants in the field tour series, the longest running program of its kind in Virginia, spend a day visiting a variety of properties that are actively managed for timber and wildlife./p