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Aviation and Space: Diary-notifications and anniversaries for 2018 - World Air Sports Federation

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Fri Jan 19 2018 3:25am

World Air Sports Federation

Aviation and Space: Diary-notifications and anniversaries for 2018
World Air Sports Federation
The first transatlantic crossing in a gas balloon, two of the longest human-powered flights ever recorded, and an over-6000 km airship flight completed in 1928: just four of the incredible, record-breaking feats the anniversaries of which will be ...

MnDot invites public input on public transit - Albert Lea Tribune

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Thu Jan 18 2018 11:45pm

MnDot invites public input on public transit
Albert Lea Tribune
The Minnesota Department of Transportation is accepting public comments on rules governing public transit. Comments can be made by going to MnDOT's rulemaking webpage and clicking on the comment on rules section. MnDOT's Office of Transit and Active ...

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#LorainProud to host Better Block event - The Morning Journal

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Thu Jan 18 2018 10:06pm

The Morning Journal

#LorainProud to host Better Block event
The Morning Journal
#LorainProud committee member Eric Newsome, fourth from left, leads the eight person Charrette team meeting held at the Lorain Historical Society Carnegie Center, Jan. 18, 2018. The group spent the first meeting of the year discussing previously ...

Backcountry Film Festival coming to Pagosa Springs - Pagosa Springs Sun

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Thu Jan 18 2018 5:12pm

Backcountry Film Festival coming to Pagosa Springs
Pagosa Springs Sun
The 13th annual Winter Wildlands Alliance Backcountry Film Festival will show in Pagosa Springs on Jan. 27 at the Pagosa Lakes Clubhouse. All proceeds benefit the Colorado Mountain Club (CMC) Conservation Department. Through advocacy and stewardship ...

LAUREN Is A Human-Powered Smart Home Social Experiment - Android Headlines

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Thu Jan 18 2018 3:29pm

Android Headlines

LAUREN Is A Human-Powered Smart Home Social Experiment
Android Headlines
There's a new interactive performance art project, called LAUREN, which is now available online for sign-up and viewing, meant to explore concerns and questions surrounding the current influx of digital A.I. assistants and smart homes. The project ...

Morris County Plans New Rail Trail In Pequannock And Wayne - Patch.com

Trails & Parks - Thu Jan 18 2018 1:01pm

Patch.com

Morris County Plans New Rail Trail In Pequannock And Wayne
Patch.com
A former railroad path in Pequannock and Wayne will be converted into a hiking/biking trail connected to the Mountain View train station. By Carly Baldwin, Patch Staff | Jan 18, 2018 12:51 pm ET. 0. Morris County Plans New Rail Trail In Pequannock And ...

Stone Soup celebrates love for Rail Trail - Minden Times

Trails & Parks - Thu Jan 18 2018 12:27pm

Stone Soup celebrates love for Rail Trail
Minden Times
Stone Soup, the evening, was hosted by Friends of the Rail Trail (FoRT), with more than a dozen volunteers from FoRT or Toronto to Algonquin Greenway (TAG) coming together to cut roast beef in the kitchen, arrange a tempting dessert table for the three ...

Enhancing rural transportation - Daily Republic

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Thu Jan 18 2018 9:11am

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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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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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 ...

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 ...

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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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 ...

State sinks boating restrictions on Great Hosmer Pond - vtdigger.org

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Wed Jan 17 2018 6:10pm

vtdigger.org

State sinks boating restrictions on Great Hosmer Pond
vtdigger.org
Bower A sculler skims over Great Hosmer Pond in Craftsbury. File photo by Mike Polhamus/VTDigger. The Department of Environmental Conservation has backed away from imposing new rules that would have restricted human-powered watercraft on Great Hosmer ...

Rapid Flashing Devices Won't Be Installed as Planned at Water Street Trail Crossing - sauconsource.com

Trails & Parks - Wed Jan 17 2018 5:35pm

sauconsource.com

Rapid Flashing Devices Won't Be Installed as Planned at Water Street Trail Crossing
sauconsource.com
Borough engineer Bryan Smith, of Barry Isett & Associates, told council the installation of rapid flashing devices affixed to yellow pedestrian crosswalk signs along the sides of the road at the Saucon Rail Trail is no longer possible, since the ...

Rail Trail Authority looks to add more trails in Hanover - York Daily Record/Sunday News

Trails & Parks - Wed Jan 17 2018 4:10pm

York Daily Record/Sunday News

Rail Trail Authority looks to add more trails in Hanover
York Daily Record/Sunday News
Rail Trail Authority looks to add more trails in Hanover. Maddie Crocenzi, mcrocenzi@ydr.com Published 4:10 p.m. ET Jan. 17, 2018 | Updated 5:14 p.m. ET Jan. 17, 2018. CLOSE. The extension of the York County Rail Trail will likely bring more foot ...

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy to Congress and the White House ... - PR Newswire (press release)

Trails & Parks - Wed Jan 17 2018 2:02pm

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy to Congress and the White House ...
PR Newswire (press release)
WASHINGTON, Jan. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rails-to-Trails Conservancy to Congress and the White House: Federal Investment in Connected Trail...

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MBTA contacts Dover about rail trail proposal - Wicked Local Cohasset

Trails & Parks - Wed Jan 17 2018 1:38pm

MBTA contacts Dover about rail trail proposal
Wicked Local Cohasset
At the most recent Dover Board of Selectmen's meeting on Thursday, Jan. 11, board members provided an update on lease negotiations with the MBTA over the former Bay Colony railbed that bisects the town. DOVER — They're still waiting. At the most ...

Bikeways Committees Wrestle With Rail Trail Branding - Cape Cod Chronicle

Trails & Parks - Wed Jan 17 2018 12:07pm

Cape Cod Chronicle

Bikeways Committees Wrestle With Rail Trail Branding
Cape Cod Chronicle
In fact, to reach Orleans and points north from Chatham's stretch of the rail trail, users have to travel all the way back to Harwich Center and then leave the Old Colony Rail Trail and rejoin the Cape's main bicycle artery, the Cape Cod Rail Trail ...

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