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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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Connect the Comet advocates connecting Silver Comet Trail to Beltline - MDJOnline.com

Trails & Parks - Tue Jun 27 2017 10:21pm

MDJOnline.com

Connect the Comet advocates connecting Silver Comet Trail to Beltline
MDJOnline.com
Only about six miles separates the Silver Comet Trail from the Atlanta Beltline, and a local advocacy group is working to bridge the gap connecting the two trails. The Silver Comet is a biking, walking and running trail that spans more than 60 miles ...

LETTER: You can want a rail trail, and still vote no - Wicked Local Swampscott

Trails & Parks - Tue Jun 27 2017 6:19pm

Daily Item

LETTER: You can want a rail trail, and still vote no
Wicked Local Swampscott
In the upcoming rail trail referendum I strongly urge each and every resident of Swampscott to vote “No.” It may sound counter-intuitive but I believe this is the ...
Moving on in Swampscott | ItemliveDaily Item

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

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Tue Jun 27 2017 4:30pm

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 ...

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Muralist sought for Rail Trail ART project - Spotlight News

Trails & Parks - Tue Jun 27 2017 4:16pm

Spotlight News

Muralist sought for Rail Trail ART project
Spotlight News
Forming a volunteer committee known as Art on the Rail Trail (ART), the committee has spent the past eight months working to implement the public art project in Bethlehem. They have partnered with the Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy, which leases and ...

Five things to do in Brookline - Wicked Local Brookline

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Tue Jun 27 2017 4:00pm

Wicked Local Brookline

Five things to do in Brookline
Wicked Local Brookline
1. Hear from an experienced ultrarunner about ultramarathons and human powered adventures on June 29. The talk will take place at Brookline Adult and Community Education, and will run from 7 to 8:30 p.m.. 2. Celebrate the Fourth of July on July 3 and 4 ...

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Ford GoBike Launching in Bay Area, Expanding Accessible, Affordable, Sustainable Bike-Sharing Services - Business Wire (press release)

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Tue Jun 27 2017 2:26pm

Business Wire (press release)

Ford GoBike Launching in Bay Area, Expanding Accessible, Affordable, Sustainable Bike-Sharing Services
Business Wire (press release)
Ford GoBike Launching in Bay Area, Expanding Accessible, Affordable, Sustainable Bike-Sharing Services. Ford, in collaboration with Motivate, is launching Ford GoBike – a regional bike-share network designed to enhance sustainable transportation in the ...

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Mural will not be painted on Chambersburg rail-trail wall, council decides - Chambersburg Public Opinion

Trails & Parks - Tue Jun 27 2017 11:54am

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Mural will not be painted on Chambersburg rail-trail wall, council decides
Chambersburg Public Opinion
CHAMBERSBURG - A divided Borough Council nixed a request Monday night by a local artist and downtown activist to put a mural on a retaining wall on Chambersburg's rail trail. The vote to deny a request by activist Noel Purdy and artist Peter Mazzone to ...

LA Metro to Hold Community Meetings on Pedestrian and Bicycle Corridor in South Los Angeles - MassTransitMag.com (press release) (registration) (blog)

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Tue Jun 27 2017 11:40am

LA Metro to Hold Community Meetings on Pedestrian and Bicycle Corridor in South Los Angeles
MassTransitMag.com (press release) (registration) (blog)
... Transportation Authority has invited the public to participate in two community meetings on Thursday, June 29, to discuss design elements and planning for Segment A of the walking and biking path known as the Active Transportation Rail to River ...

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Rail Trail board has two vacancies - Cookeville Herald Citizen

Trails & Parks - Tue Jun 27 2017 11:37am

Rail Trail board has two vacancies
Cookeville Herald Citizen
Sam Sallee, who served as the board chairman since 2014, resigned a few months ago, citing a new work schedule. Bill Ray also submitted his resignation during Monday's meeting. Sallee is a city of Cookeville representative, while Ray is a Chamber of ...

Michelin debuts futuristic concept tire - Newburgh Gazette

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Tue Jun 27 2017 12:25am

Newburgh Gazette

Michelin debuts futuristic concept tire
Newburgh Gazette
The tire-wheel combo, dubbed the "Visionary Concept", is envisioned as an active player in the automated vehicle segment, Gettys told Trucks.com in an interview at Michelin's "Movin' On", a global sustainable transportation conference being held in ...

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Rails to Trails blazes a new path with a new source of state funding - Standard Speaker

Trails & Parks - Tue Jun 27 2017 12:13am

Rails to Trails blazes a new path with a new source of state funding
Standard Speaker
The Greater Hazleton Rails to Trails hiking and biking trail is blazing a new path for the volunteer group helping build it. For the first time in the development of the proposed 16-mile trail from Hazleton to near Weatherly, an abandoned railroad bed ...

Retiree Graham White remembers the old Great Northern Railway - The Guyra Argus

Trails & Parks - Mon Jun 26 2017 8:55pm

The Guyra Argus

Retiree Graham White remembers the old Great Northern Railway
The Guyra Argus
The rail trail would have benefits not only for Guyra, but for other regional towns like Armidale, Wallangara and everything in between, Mr White said. He remembers when the highway still ran through the main street, and when it was suggested it be ...

Brookline teachers to retire - Wicked Local Brookline

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Mon Jun 26 2017 8:07pm

Brookline teachers to retire
Wicked Local Brookline
“Keep Going: Ultramarathons and the Pursuit of Human-Powered Adventure:” 7-8:30 p.m., Brookline Adult and Community Education, 115 Greenough St., Brookline. An experienced ultrarunner reflects on his own human-powered adventures and shares the ...

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