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Active Transportation, Human-Powered

Syracuse Center of Excellence Finds Untapped Potential for Sustainable Transit in Syracuse - WAER

Fri Jun 23 2017 3:43pm

WAER

Syracuse Center of Excellence Finds Untapped Potential for Sustainable Transit in Syracuse
WAER
A group of researchers at the Syracuse Center of Excellence has just finished a study looking at sustainable transportation methods. Syracuse University Assistant Professor of Architecture Tarek Rakha found that at least for two methods of ...

Waterman's Landing in Carnelian Bay is an all-inclusive, human-powered watersport hub - Sierra Sun

Fri Jun 23 2017 1:04pm

Sierra Sun

Waterman's Landing in Carnelian Bay is an all-inclusive, human-powered watersport hub
Sierra Sun
Waterman's Landing offers organized paddle camps, a paddle club, hourly equipment rentals, equipment purchase and lessons for singles or groups of all... Courtesy of Annie Robillard |. Kids and parents can learn about paddle sports, water safety and ...

Petition pushes for Milwaukee Avenue bike lane in Wicker Park - Chicago Tribune

Fri Jun 23 2017 10:15am

Chicago Tribune

Petition pushes for Milwaukee Avenue bike lane in Wicker Park
Chicago Tribune
The Active Transportation Alliance, a nonprofit advocacy organization, launched an online petition this week to urge city officials to consider adding a dedicated bike lane to help reduce the risk of crashes and doorings in which cyclists crash into ...

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Active Transportation Alliance petition calls for Milwaukee Avenue bike lanes in Wicker Park - Time Out Chicago (blog)

Thu Jun 22 2017 6:02pm

Time Out Chicago (blog)

Active Transportation Alliance petition calls for Milwaukee Avenue bike lanes in Wicker Park
Time Out Chicago (blog)
Milwaukee Avenue is by some reports the city's busiest street for biking, and segments of the street in several neighborhoods have been overhauled in the last half decade to provide protected bike lanes and other safety improvements for bike commuters.

Transportation open house is tonight - Jackson Hole News&Guide

Thu Jun 22 2017 6:38am

Transportation open house is tonight
Jackson Hole News&Guide
Residents can learn more about local transportation options tonight at the Sustainable Transportation Open House. The event is at the Phil Baux Park shelter at the base of Snow King from 6 to 8 p.m.. Friends of Pathways, START, Teton Rideshare, ...

Active Transportation Workshop Draws Record Crowd - Coronado Times Newspaper

Wed Jun 21 2017 3:24pm

Coronado Times Newspaper

Active Transportation Workshop Draws Record Crowd
Coronado Times Newspaper
Upwards of 125 people attended Coronado's Active Transportation Workshop last evening. This was the second public meeting to help the city develop a master plan to make it safer to walk, skateboard, roller skate, Segway or bicycle around Coronado.

Walk, bike tour reveals where Roseburg can improve to make healthy choices easier as part of Blue Zones Project - NRToday.com

Wed Jun 21 2017 12:22pm

NRToday.com

Walk, bike tour reveals where Roseburg can improve to make healthy choices easier as part of Blue Zones Project
NRToday.com
Oregon Department of Transportation Active Transportation Liaison Jenna Marmon participates in a walking tour of Roseburg on Friday. MICHAEL SULLIVAN/The News-Review/. prev. next. Representatives from the Blue Zones Project came to Roseburg to ...

Smart Commute Week plays up sustainable transportation - Petoskey News-Review

Wed Jun 21 2017 7:01am

Petoskey News-Review

Smart Commute Week plays up sustainable transportation
Petoskey News-Review
Smart Commute Week plays up sustainable transportation. 6 hrs ago; (0). Smart Commute Week plays up sustainable transportation. COURTESY PHOTOEmployees of Freshwater Future pose in the midst of their bicycle commute during Smart Commute ...

Human Powered - Boise Weekly

Wed Jun 21 2017 6:26am

Boise Weekly

Human Powered
Boise Weekly
For some Boiseans, a bicycle is simply a healthful and inexpensive mode of transportation. For others, it's a way of life. The annual Pedal 4 the People is a celebration of bike culture for casual cyclists, career riders and everyone in between. This ...

Wyandotte Bike Lanes to be studied in Active Transportation Master Plan - CTV News

Tue Jun 20 2017 5:06pm

CTV News

Wyandotte Bike Lanes to be studied in Active Transportation Master Plan
CTV News
"The referral doesn't actually do anything for Wyandotte and bike lanes on Wyandotte,” said Jennifer Escott, the vice-chair of Bike Windsor-Essex. “However it does tell us that council is taking the active transportation plan seriously and they'd like ...

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Program focuses on students being active - Yorkton This Week

Tue Jun 20 2017 4:49pm

Yorkton This Week

Program focuses on students being active
Yorkton This Week
Getting students active by walking, or biking to school would go a long way toward meeting the suggested minimum in terms of daily physical activity. That is why there is currently focus on a School Travel Planning Initiative by the Yorkton Active ...

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New Unofficial Record Set For BASE Jumps Off Twin Falls' Perrine Bridge - Boise State Public Radio

Tue Jun 20 2017 4:04pm

Boise State Public Radio

New Unofficial Record Set For BASE Jumps Off Twin Falls' Perrine Bridge
Boise State Public Radio
BASE jumper Miles Daisher reclaimed his record for the most human-powered jumps in 24 hours off the Perrine Bridge in Twin Falls Tuesday morning. Daisher hurled himself off the Perrine Bridge, hiked up the canyon wall and rode a bike to the jump spot ...

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Wyandotte Bike Lane Debate Referred - BlackburnNews.com

Tue Jun 20 2017 5:28am

BlackburnNews.com

Wyandotte Bike Lane Debate Referred
BlackburnNews.com
The debate over bike lanes on Wyandotte St. E throughout Riverside will be saved for another time. Windsor City Council referred the report regarding the completion of the Windsor Loop to the Active Transportation Master Plan, which was approved at the ...

Active transportation growing in popularity in Cape Breton - Cape Breton Post

Mon Jun 19 2017 10:49pm

Cape Breton Post

Active transportation growing in popularity in Cape Breton
Cape Breton Post
Bike Week and Bike Camp are put on by the Cape Breton Regional Municipality's Active Transportation division and seem to be growing in popularity. Chris Jones and his wife Sarah saw the Father's Day event on Facebook and thought it would be a great ...

Bike lane issue referred to active transportation study - Windsor Star

Mon Jun 19 2017 7:41pm

Windsor Star

Bike lane issue referred to active transportation study
Windsor Star
Any discussion of a zig-zag bike route through the east end of Windsor has been delayed until the city's Active Transportation Plan process is complete. At Monday night's council meeting Coun. Jo-Anne Gignac asked that discussion of taking bicycles off ...

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Chicago Bike Week 2017: Schedule of events - ChicagoNow (blog)

Mon Jun 19 2017 9:41am

ChicagoNow (blog)

Chicago Bike Week 2017: Schedule of events
ChicagoNow (blog)
Pit stops, free food, parties, contests and more are just part of the fun at the 26th annual Chicago Bike Week produced by Active Transportation Alliance. With Chicago recently being named the #1 cycling city by Bicycling magazine, the mark is high for ...

Time to comment on QW transportation plan - Belleville Intelligencer

Sat Jun 17 2017 3:15pm

Belleville Intelligencer

Time to comment on QW transportation plan
Belleville Intelligencer
Claire Basinski and Justin Jones stand in Centennial Park after leading Saturday's ride to promote the Quinte West Active Transportation Plan. They're encouraging people to comment on proposed routes for walking, cycling and more.

Grizzly beards, handmade boats sought for Blueberry Fest - Ketchikan Daily News

Sat Jun 17 2017 12:43pm

Ketchikan Daily News

Grizzly beards, handmade boats sought for Blueberry Fest
Ketchikan Daily News
The Ketchikan Area Arts and Humanities Council is calling all mustachios and beards, and for those looking to sharpen their seafaring skills, the nonprofit is also keen for some handmade human-powered boats. Atop prizes like a commemorative razor or ...

ODOT's Active Transportation Liaison Jenna Stanke Marmon wants to inspire more active lifestyles - NRToday.com

Sat Jun 17 2017 8:31am

NRToday.com

ODOT's Active Transportation Liaison Jenna Stanke Marmon wants to inspire more active lifestyles
NRToday.com
Jenna Stanke Marmon accepted the job as the active transportation liaison for the Oregon Department of Transportation earlier this year to give people more freedom. “I grew up in Iowa and walked and biked to school. It really provided me as a kid with ...

PEOPLE & PLACES - Allied News

Sat Jun 17 2017 12:12am

Allied News

PEOPLE & PLACES
Allied News
The award comes in recognition of Archibald's volunteer efforts on behalf of the society, particularly his work in the field of human-powered vehicles, which is marked by “outstanding performance, demonstrated effective leadership, prolonged and ...

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