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City scours area's earliest records in effort to extend Chief Ladiga Trail - Anniston Star

Trails & Parks - Sat Aug 19 2017 6:29pm

Anniston Star

City scours area's earliest records in effort to extend Chief Ladiga Trail
Anniston Star
The trail extension would pass these houses along Grove Street, near the intersection of 14th Street. The city of Anniston is asking ALDOT for help in extending the Chief Ladiga Trail on into the downtown Anniston area. (Trent Penny/The Anniston Star).

First section of Kickapoo Rail Trail to open next week - Danville Commercial News

Trails & Parks - Sat Aug 19 2017 7:48am

First section of Kickapoo Rail Trail to open next week
Danville Commercial News
JOSEPH – The first section completed of the Kickapoo Rail Trail opens to the public next week. The Champaign County Forest Preserve District officially opens the first section completed of the Kickapoo Rail Trail at 5:30 p.m. Friday. The public is ...

Bicycle tracks ready for Atascadero students to start the school year - A-Town Daily News

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Fri Aug 18 2017 8:19pm

A-Town Daily News

Bicycle tracks ready for Atascadero students to start the school year
A-Town Daily News
Rideshare Program Coordinator, Sarah Trauger, said,“Teaching active transportation and the rules of the road early on helps students commute responsibly and safely via biking and walking. This type of on-bike education in a simulated environment will ...

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Swampscott selectmen: Open spots on new rail trail, housing trust committees - Wicked Local Swampscott

Trails & Parks - Fri Aug 18 2017 4:26pm

Wicked Local Swampscott

Swampscott selectmen: Open spots on new rail trail, housing trust committees
Wicked Local Swampscott
Swampscott Board of Selectmen has put out a public notice to recruit individuals interested in serving a new pair of committees: The Swampscott Affordable Housing Trust as well as the Swampscott Rail Trail Design and Construction Committee. [COURTESY ...

Caltrans Incorporates Active Transportation-Friendly Concepts Onto State Route 62 in Joshua Tree - Patch.com

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Fri Aug 18 2017 2:10pm

Patch.com

Caltrans Incorporates Active Transportation-Friendly Concepts Onto State Route 62 in Joshua Tree
Patch.com
Caltrans Incorporates Active Transportation-Friendly Concepts Onto State Route 62 in Joshua Tree. Caltrans completed a project in Joshua Tree on Route 62 that will make travel better for bikers and pedestrians. 0 ...

Belleville Mayor gives update on AMO - Quinte News

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Fri Aug 18 2017 11:38am

Quinte News

Belleville Mayor gives update on AMO
Quinte News
Belleville Mayor Taso Christopher updated local media on the city's discussions at the AMO conference in Ottawa this week, which centred on infrastructure, active transportation and the process of how municipalities receive funding from the province.

The Electric-Bike Conundrum - The New Yorker

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Fri Aug 18 2017 7:00am

The New Yorker

The Electric-Bike Conundrum
The New Yorker
“I think there should be a very simple classification: human-powered or not human-powered. And if you are not human-powered, you should not be using human-powered infrastructure. You should be in the street. E-bikes being licensed as motorized vehicles ...

City gets set for human powered greatness ahead of 2017 Bendigo EEV/HPV Grand Prix - Bendigo Advertiser

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Fri Aug 18 2017 4:01am

Bendigo Advertiser

City gets set for human powered greatness ahead of 2017 Bendigo EEV/HPV Grand Prix
Bendigo Advertiser
PEOPLE will be lining the city's streets on Saturday to watch the Bendigo EEV/HPV Grand Prix. After weeks of training, the teams have been refining their racing and pit crew routines. Registrations are at capacity. And, though the race has yet to start ...

First human-powered two-wheel device in San Antonio was a velocipede — an early form of bicycle. - San Antonio Express-News (subscription)

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Fri Aug 18 2017 1:08am

San Antonio Express-News (subscription)

First human-powered two-wheel device in San Antonio was a velocipede — an early form of bicycle.
San Antonio Express-News (subscription)
The first recorded two-wheeled human powered device to appear in the Alamo city was a velocipede built by a man only known as Mr. Muhl in 1869, quite likely using bicycle wheels advertised on the same page of the San Antonio Daily Herald.

Farmers vote "no" to rail trail - ABC Online

Trails & Parks - Thu Aug 17 2017 8:07pm

ABC Online

Farmers vote "no" to rail trail
ABC Online
Farmers are concerned a rail trail planned for northern NSW will create, not only privacy issues, but problems with farm biosecurity. A rail trail between Tamworth and Manilla has been proposed as a potential economic and tourism boost. However many ...

Petition to get crucial funding for rail trail - Northern Star

Trails & Parks - Thu Aug 17 2017 3:07pm

Northern Star

Petition to get crucial funding for rail trail
Northern Star
A PETITION has been launched to show public support for the Northern Rivers Rail Trail after Tweed Shire's section was denied funding by the Federal Government. Lismore MP Thomas George and Tweed MP Geoff Provest have backed the petition, issuing ...

Federal grants awarded for Hardwick center, Rail Trail - Stowe Today

Trails & Parks - Thu Aug 17 2017 12:43pm

Stowe Today

Federal grants awarded for Hardwick center, Rail Trail
Stowe Today
U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy spoke Thursday in Hardwick as part of a ceremony celebrating the $2.2 million awarded to economic initiatives and projects across northern Vermont. Vermont Gov. Phil Scott and Ted Brady, the deputy secretary of the state's ...

Ulster Rail Trail moves forward, but with less rail - Mid-Hudson News

Trails & Parks - Thu Aug 17 2017 6:18am

Mid-Hudson News

Ulster Rail Trail moves forward, but with less rail
Mid-Hudson News
KINGSTON – The Ulster County Legislature moved another step closer to the long planned and debated trail along the Ashokan Reservoir. The legislature unanimously approved a trail easement with New York City, giving the county an irrevocable right to ...

INTERACTIVE MAP: See what new Central Texas projects will be added to 4-year construction plan - Community Impact Newspaper

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Wed Aug 16 2017 4:41pm

INTERACTIVE MAP: See what new Central Texas projects will be added to 4-year construction plan
Community Impact Newspaper
CAMPO is additionally seeking public input on its first ever Regional Active Transportation Plan that compiles local and regional planning work into one document and identifies other needs for better connectivity, CAMPO Regional Planning Manager Kelly ...

Trailhead construction on SR 207 to begin Thursday for rail trail - WJXT Jacksonville

Trails & Parks - Wed Aug 16 2017 2:42pm

WJXT Jacksonville

Trailhead construction on SR 207 to begin Thursday for rail trail
WJXT Jacksonville
The Florida Department of Transportation will soon begin construction of the Crossroads Trailhead, a multi-use path trailhead on the north side of State Road ...
FDOT building trailhead on SR 207 for bike path | St. Augustine ...St. Augustine Record

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Ulster Rail Trail moves forward, but with less rail - Mid-Hudson News

Trails & Parks - Wed Aug 16 2017 1:38pm

Mid-Hudson News

Ulster Rail Trail moves forward, but with less rail
Mid-Hudson News
KINGSTON – The Ulster County Legislature moved another step closer to the long planned and debated trail along the Ashokan Reservoir. The legislature unanimously approved a trail easement with New York City, giving the county an irrevocable right to ...
Ulster County lawmakers approve Ashokan trail easement, defeat measure to protect railsThe Daily Freeman

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Contractor hired for Rail Trail pavilions - Gloversville Leader-Herald

Trails & Parks - Wed Aug 16 2017 11:31am

Gloversville Leader-Herald

Contractor hired for Rail Trail pavilions
Gloversville Leader-Herald
Pictured is the Rail Trail at Kingsboro Avenue and 11th Avenue Tuesday. The contractor's RFP to build two pavilions for Gloversville was approved at Tuesday's Common Council meeting. (The Leader-Herald/Kerry Minor). GLOVERSVILLE — The city will be ...

Public meeting in Glen Innes backs creation of group to pursue project - Glen Innes Examiner

Trails & Parks - Tue Aug 15 2017 8:55pm

Glen Innes Examiner

Public meeting in Glen Innes backs creation of group to pursue project
Glen Innes Examiner
The Rail Trail through Glen Innes has taken a step forward. At a public meeting in the Services Club, an advisory group of seven people was formed to work out the best way of making the project happen. The consensus was that the trail was attractive ...

CAMPO HOSTING OPEN HOUSE MEETINGS TO GATHER INPUT ON PROJECT AMENDMENTS AND WALKING AND ... - Elgin Courier

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Tue Aug 15 2017 7:00pm

CAMPO HOSTING OPEN HOUSE MEETINGS TO GATHER INPUT ON PROJECT AMENDMENTS AND WALKING AND ...
Elgin Courier
The Regional Active Transportation Plan is the first CAMPO-region plan aimed at making walking and biking safer for everyone through a network of trails, sidewalks, bike lanes, and connecting streets. Input from community members and local governments ...

Agendas: Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017 - The Herald Journal

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Tue Aug 15 2017 2:29pm

Agendas: Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017
The Herald Journal
Hearing an update from the Utah Festival Opera and Musical Theatre board chairman. • Hearing about ideas from the Adams Neighborhood. • Announcing a County Trails and Active Transportation Master Plan Open House on Wednesday, Aug. 23, from 5:30 ...

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