Week in Review

BT Reaches 3 Millionth Rider of the Year – On Saturday April 17th Blacksburg Transit celebrated its three millionth rider of the year. BT expects to surpass last year’s record ridership of 2.9 million riders by carrying approximately 3.4 million riders by the end of the fiscal year in June.

2010 Census Update – As of Thursday, April 15th, 68% of residents in Blacksburg had completed and returned their 2010 Census forms. If forms were not completed and mailed back Friday, April 16th, then census takers will start visiting homes in person to ensure that the 2010 Census accurately counts each person in the country. Census takers will visit homes up to six times, each time leaving a door hanger. The door hanger has a phone number on it that residents can call to schedule a visit and be counted.

Parks and Recreation Programs – The Recreator recreation catalog will begin distribution on May 1 with registration beginning on May 11.