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Enhancing rural transportation - Daily Republic

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Thu Jan 18 2018 9:10am

Daily Republic

Enhancing rural transportation
Daily Republic
They were also made for biking and safe travel, and two south central South Dakota communities are getting a boost to provide transportation options to residents. Burke and Tripp were recently selected as the two communities to participate in a ...

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Watch World Cup long track speed skating - CBC.ca

Speedskating & Speedskaters - Thu Jan 18 2018 7:35am

CBC.ca

Watch World Cup long track speed skating
CBC.ca
Related Stories. Ted-Jan Bloemen, Ivanie Blondin front Canada's Olympic long track team · Calgary speed skater Ted-Jan Bloemen books ticket to Pyeongchang · Canadian speed skater Bloemen breaks decade-old world record in men's 5,000 · In Depth. Gilmore ...

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New York Islanders Daily: Josh Bailey Skating and Making Progress - Eyes on Isles

Skating - Thu Jan 18 2018 7:32am

Eyes on Isles

New York Islanders Daily: Josh Bailey Skating and Making Progress
Eyes on Isles
Josh Bailey was skating at New York Islanders practice yesterday and looks to be making strides towards a return to the ice, which is great news. Josh Bailey's missed the last four games due to injury and the New York Islanders have certainly missed ...

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Could an e-bike actually be 'greener' than human-powered bike? - The Fayette Tribune

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Thu Jan 18 2018 6:14am

The Fayette Tribune

Could an e-bike actually be 'greener' than human-powered bike?
The Fayette Tribune
Dear EarthTalk: Is there any truth to the assertion that e-bikes recharged off the fossil-fuel grid actually generate fewer carbon emissions overall than conventional human-powered bikes? — Sandy McClave, New York, N.Y.. Well, actually, there could be ...

Uxbridge urged to take another look at cycling plan funding - durhamregion.com

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Thu Jan 18 2018 6:01am

Uxbridge urged to take another look at cycling plan funding
durhamregion.com
UXBRIDGE — Councillors are being urged to reconsider a budget item that would allow the township to apply for funding for a new cycling plan for Uxbridge. Coun. Dave Barton spoke to his fellow councillors about the request for $20,000, which would ...

Kornacki pushes for a Coweta County skate park - Newnan Times-Herald

Aggressive Skating - Thu Jan 18 2018 5:38am

Newnan Times-Herald

Kornacki pushes for a Coweta County skate park
Newnan Times-Herald
The new petition, on Facebook at @cowetacountyskatepark, reads: “A free-to-use skatepark would provide a safe, inclusive and family orientated sports facility for users of all ages. Skateparks are proven to increase health, well-being, creativity ...

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Roller Derby World Cup 2018 to be shown on BBC - and it can be brutal - BBC Sport

Rollergirls - Thu Jan 18 2018 5:03am

BBC Sport

Roller Derby World Cup 2018 to be shown on BBC - and it can be brutal
BBC Sport
The whistle blows. Two teams hurtle around an oval track in a bid to lap each other. They use brutal shoulder, hip and full body checks to knock the opposition off balance. The sound of wheels on wood and shouted strategy make for a chaotic atmosphere ...

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Start new year with shift into high gear - Lethbridge Herald

Rollerblading - Thu Jan 18 2018 3:43am

Start new year with shift into high gear
Lethbridge Herald
BikeBridge Cycling Association first came together back in 2010, when the City of Lethbridge had proposed a new cycling bylaw that included mandatory helmet regulations, and lumped in cyclists with all other “personal conveyance devices” such as ...

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Blades of glory - Lewiston Morning Tribune

Rollerblading - Thu Jan 18 2018 3:11am

Lewiston Morning Tribune

Blades of glory
Lewiston Morning Tribune
The problem was his hobby, rollerblading. In the 1990s it was huge, everyone was doing it. In his hometown of Moscow, people were gliding down the Bill Chipman Palouse Trail instead of walking. He got his first pair of skates around age 8 or 9, but ...

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Fort Smith directors OK land buy for bike, skate park - News - Times ... - Times Record

Aggressive Skating - Thu Jan 18 2018 1:57am

Times Record

Fort Smith directors OK land buy for bike, skate park - News - Times ...
Times Record
Fort Smith will officially go forward with purchasing land from the U.S. Marshals Museum for a bike and skate park following a 6-1 vote by the city's Board of Directors. The 3.49 acres on the riverfront in downtown Fort Smith was appraised for $900000 ...

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Speed skating world mourns loss of Blokker - Prince George Citizen

Speedskating & Speedskaters - Thu Jan 18 2018 1:35am

Speed skating world mourns loss of Blokker
Prince George Citizen
He founded the Vernon Speed Skating Club in 1992 and was a key figure in the Okanagan region as a organizer and coach of the Vernon Vortex. Blokker returned to Prince George in January 2015 with a group of Vernon skaters for a provincial outdoor race ...

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Lake Erie Bird Club will learn about Rails to Trails on Monday - Evening Observer

Trails & Parks - Thu Jan 18 2018 12:07am

Lake Erie Bird Club will learn about Rails to Trails on Monday
Evening Observer
Jim Fincher, president, Chautauqua Rails to Trails will present the program. Chautauqua County is blessed with miles of beautiful unused rail corridors, winding through picturesque countryside and villages. Chautauqua Rails to Trails is preserving ...

Roller skating is still good, clean retro fun - The Detroit News

Skating - Wed Jan 17 2018 11:34pm

The Detroit News

Roller skating is still good, clean retro fun
The Detroit News
In the 1990s when Julie Beskangy was 13, her mom would drive her from Madison Heights to Skate World of Troy to go roller skating. There, she met fellow skater Alf Beskangy. They dated on and off, married last year, and they still skate together Sunday ...

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Vancouver city council votes to implement bike lane on Cambie Bridge after feisty debate - BCBusiness

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Wed Jan 17 2018 9:00pm

BCBusiness

Vancouver city council votes to implement bike lane on Cambie Bridge after feisty debate
BCBusiness
On January 17, Vancouver city council approved a motion to build a separated bike lane on the Cambie Bridge. The construction will reportedly be completed this summer and cost taxpayers $600,000. The money will come from approved portion of the city's ...

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City Heights welcomes new 19000-square-foot skate park - 10News

Aggressive Skating - Wed Jan 17 2018 8:57pm

10News

City Heights welcomes new 19000-square-foot skate park
10News
There are more than a dozen park projects currently in various stages of design or construction, according to Faulconer's office. The city in 2014 received a $4.46 million grant from the state to design and construct the skate park at 3603 38th St. and ...

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USU students, faculty launch campaign for sustainable transportation - The Herald Journal

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Wed Jan 17 2018 8:28pm

The Herald Journal

USU students, faculty launch campaign for sustainable transportation
The Herald Journal
“They have to do some kind of sustainable transportation in order to win,” Ross said. “You can take simple actions, and even the smallest little thing is going to help the air quality here.” She said “Keep Logan Clear” may include other activities ...

Crystal Lake parks offer ice skating, sledding activities throughout winter - Northwest Herald

Skating - Wed Jan 17 2018 8:25pm

Northwest Herald

Crystal Lake parks offer ice skating, sledding activities throughout winter
Northwest Herald
CRYSTAL LAKE – From ice skating to sledding, city parks are offering a variety of winter activities. The Crystal Lake Park District monitors winter activity areas daily to check that it's safe for residents, according to a news release from the ...
Dead-of-winter trips from northern lights to festivalsWinston-Salem Journal

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Contractor chosen for Lions Park skatepark but more funds needed - Oliver Chronicle

Aggressive Skating - Wed Jan 17 2018 7:36pm

Oliver Chronicle

Contractor chosen for Lions Park skatepark but more funds needed
Oliver Chronicle
At their Monday meeting, Oliver's Parks and Recreation Society decided to contract New Line Skateparks from Langley, B.C. to design and build the new park which will be located in the same space as the current skatepark in Lions Park. In December, the ...

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Skating rink closes for the season - Farmington Daily Times

Skating - Wed Jan 17 2018 7:33pm

Farmington Daily Times

Skating rink closes for the season
Farmington Daily Times
After a successful third season, the ice skating rink at the Farmington Civic Center closed last weekend. The ice skating rink attracts more than 1,000 visitors each year, according to city documents. The synthetic ice rink opened at the beginning of ...

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Hampton man serving 168-year murder sentence dies of apparent suicide - Daily Press

Aggressive Skating - Wed Jan 17 2018 6:48pm

Daily Press

Hampton man serving 168-year murder sentence dies of apparent suicide
Daily Press
Jordyn M. Charity, pictured here at a guilty plea hearing in 2017. He was housed at Red Onion State Prison in Wise County and serving a 168-year sentence, and died on Jan. 7, (Peter Dujardin / Daily Press). Lisa Vernon SparksSenior Reporter. Privacy ...

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