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Calling all artists: Rail Trail Committee seeks muralists - The Altamont Enterprise

Trails & Parks - Thu Jun 29 2017 8:54pm

The Altamont Enterprise

Calling all artists: Rail Trail Committee seeks muralists
The Altamont Enterprise
BETHLEHEM — In late 2016, a group of Bethlehem community members gathered, inspired by the idea of creating public works of art along the Albany County Helderberg-Hudson Rail Trail. Forming a volunteer committee, Art on the Rail Trail, known as ART, ...

Santa Ana is Having a Roundabout Renaissance - Streetsblog California (blog)

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Thu Jun 29 2017 6:09pm

Streetsblog California (blog)

Santa Ana is Having a Roundabout Renaissance
Streetsblog California (blog)
State Active Transportation Program funds were used to build this and eight other roundabouts this past year in Santa Ana. The roundabout shown is in a residential neighborhood in West Santa Ana and includes new signs and bulbouts at each street corner.

Push to connect Atlanta Beltline with Silver Comet Trail is getting ... - Curbed Atlanta

Trails & Parks - Thu Jun 29 2017 2:59pm

Curbed Atlanta

Push to connect Atlanta Beltline with Silver Comet Trail is getting ...
Curbed Atlanta
Imagine hopping on the Atlanta Beltline in, say, Old Fourth Ward and having the ability to travel clear to Alabama without leaving a dedicated, paved trail.

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Carderock sub races draw worldwide teams, promote STEM - DVIDS (press release)

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Thu Jun 29 2017 8:29am

DVIDS (press release)

Carderock sub races draw worldwide teams, promote STEM
DVIDS (press release)
Human-powered submarines in the shape of everything from a shark to an ice cream cone with all the fixings were raced by 21 participating teams in the 1,886-foot Deep Water Basin, which is just one of the three sections that make up the 3,200-foot-long ...

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US Navy divers keep students safe at Carderock during International Human-Powered Submarine Races - DVIDS (press release)

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Thu Jun 29 2017 8:00am

DVIDS (press release)

US Navy divers keep students safe at Carderock during International Human-Powered Submarine Races
DVIDS (press release)
Every other year, hundreds of college and high school students come from around the world to Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division (NSWCCD), to race human-powered submarines they designed and built themselves in the command's David ...

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Bradford Rail Trail celebrated - The Harvell gazette

Trails & Parks - Thu Jun 29 2017 2:36am

The Harvell gazette

Bradford Rail Trail celebrated
The Harvell gazette
That's possible now that the Bradford Rail Trail is open. Last weekend, Haverhill celebrated the opening of the walkway after the city took over the old railroad bed, removed the tracks and made it into a trail — complete with works by local artists ...

Tragedy shows importance of safe boating - Chron.com

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Thu Jun 29 2017 12:34am

Chron.com

Tragedy shows importance of safe boating
Chron.com
Texans own close to a million recreational boats — about 600,000 registered power vessels and an estimated 300,000 canoes, kayaks and other human-powered watercraft exempt from state registration. More of them are likely to be on Texas public waters ...

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You can help plan the next Tweetsie Trail project - Johnson City Press (subscription)

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Thu Jun 29 2017 12:17am

You can help plan the next Tweetsie Trail project
Johnson City Press (subscription)
The city of Johnson City has taken home a Tennessee Sustainable Transportation Award for the highly successful Tweetsie Trail. The honor was bestowed on the city last month by the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, in partnership ...

Lights on Pinellas Trail expected to breath new life into Warehouse ... - ABC Action News

Trails & Parks - Wed Jun 28 2017 11:22pm

ABC Action News

Lights on Pinellas Trail expected to breath new life into Warehouse ...
ABC Action News
The Warehouse Arts District in St. Petersburg is a vibrant, growing community and one resident says lighting in the area along the Pinellas Trail is a crucial part ...

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Voters cast ballots on rail trail - Daily Item

Trails & Parks - Wed Jun 28 2017 10:58pm

Daily Item

Voters cast ballots on rail trail
Daily Item
SWAMPSCOTT — Voters will head to the polls Thursday to decide the fate of a proposed rail trail, as residents have the final say on whether to allocate funds that would allow plans for the path to go forward. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. at ...

Bikes! German Museum Showcases Cycling's Golden Era in a 21st Century Exhibit - Latin American Herald Tribune

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Wed Jun 28 2017 9:33pm

Bikes! German Museum Showcases Cycling's Golden Era in a 21st Century Exhibit
Latin American Herald Tribune
LEIPZIG, Germany – Mankind invented the wheel, then improved on the concept by adding a second, creating a compact, energy-efficient, human-powered form of transport: the bicycle. An epa photographer got on his bike on Wednesday to compile images ...

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Santa Cruz Mountain Brewing Releases Rail Trail IPA - goodtimes

Trails & Parks - Wed Jun 28 2017 5:35pm

goodtimes

Santa Cruz Mountain Brewing Releases Rail Trail IPA
goodtimes
Thomas, who has a friend on the Land Trust of Santa Cruz County board, wanted to develop a beer to support the Land Trust's efforts to get the Rail Trail done, but it took a while to get the idea off the ground. “Originally, we were going to do a Rail ...

CPEX gets money to bring Complete Streets to north Baton Rouge - Greater Baton Rouge Business Report

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Wed Jun 28 2017 4:31pm

CPEX gets money to bring Complete Streets to north Baton Rouge
Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
... a process to review a target area with high pedestrian fatalities, high transit usage and a lack of sidewalks and bike paths, with the goal of identifying priority projects that address access, connectivity, safety and active transportation like ...

Knight Cities Challenge funds Rail Trail Grove & Field project - Total Landscape Care

Trails & Parks - Wed Jun 28 2017 4:19pm

Total Landscape Care

Knight Cities Challenge funds Rail Trail Grove & Field project
Total Landscape Care
The project has been awarded $150,200 and will allow the Charlotte Center City Partners (CCCP) to provide a functional connection for the missing portions of the Rail Trail, which include a field and a grove. “We've been working for over four years now ...

Wildlife abounds along rail trail, C&O Canal - Herald-Mail Media

Trails & Parks - Wed Jun 28 2017 3:40pm

Wildlife abounds along rail trail, C&O Canal
Herald-Mail Media
Wildlife abounds along the rail trail and C&O Canal in Hancock. Three sets of nesting Canadian geese have just about finished raising their young to maturity. The babies hatched as little, gray, fluffy chicks in May and now they are growing their adult ...

Record-Setting Tennessee Gathering of Alternative Fuel Vehicles Held - Tennessee Today

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Wed Jun 28 2017 11:47am

Record-Setting Tennessee Gathering of Alternative Fuel Vehicles Held
Tennessee Today
The Tennessee Clean Fuels Coalition recognized six new fleets as being members of its Tennessee Green Fleets Certification Program during the group's third annual Sustainable Transportation Awards and Forum recently in Nashville. The East Tennessee ...

Study: Worries About Cars, Crime, and Costs Keep People of Color From Using Divvy - Streetsblog Chicago (blog)

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Wed Jun 28 2017 10:02am

Streetsblog Chicago (blog)

Study: Worries About Cars, Crime, and Costs Keep People of Color From Using Divvy
Streetsblog Chicago (blog)
Here CDOT has previously contracted Go Bronzeville, a group that was already promoting sustainable transportation in the neighborhood, to tell neighbors about the discounted D4E memberships. Between July 2015 and October 2016 the group ... “We would ...

City committee deadlocked on how to pedal forward on active transport plan - Winnipeg Sun

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Tue Jun 27 2017 11:07pm

Winnipeg Sun

City committee deadlocked on how to pedal forward on active transport plan
Winnipeg Sun
Janice Lukes (South Winnipeg-St. Norbert) to have city staff consider a grid of adjustable downtown bike lanes within its 2019 active transportation plan. Councillors Marty Morantz (Charleswood-Tuxedo-Whyte Ridge) and Matt Allard (St. Boniface) voted ...

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