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Vancouver city council votes to implement bike lane on Cambie Bridge after feisty debate - BCBusiness

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

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

Wed Jan 17 2018 6:10pm

vtdigger.org

State sinks boating restrictions on Great Hosmer Pond
vtdigger.org
The Department of Environmental Conservation has backed away from imposing new rules that would have restricted human-powered watercraft on Great Hosmer Pond, while allowing powerboating and water-skiing. The proposed rules would have banned rowing and ...

Summit County is creating a new transportation plan - The Park Record

Wed Jan 17 2018 12:00pm

The Park Record

Summit County is creating a new transportation plan
The Park Record
Summit County has begun the process of creating an active transportation plan as part of its ongoing effort to "up its game" when it comes to offering residents and visitors alternative ways to travel, according to Caroline Rodriguez, Summit County's ...

MnDOT invites public to comment on rules governing public transit - Southernminn.com

Wed Jan 17 2018 9:42am

MnDOT invites public to comment on rules governing public transit
Southernminn.com
PAUL – 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 ...

Robot Writing, AI, and Marketing: It's the End of the World as We Know It - The Content Standard by Skyword

Wed Jan 17 2018 8:30am

The Content Standard by Skyword

Robot Writing, AI, and Marketing: It's the End of the World as We Know It
The Content Standard by Skyword
Picture if you will, dear reader, the marketing apocalypse, a place where human-powered engines are less and less relevant and we are facing a new dawn: robot writing, triggered email campaigns, automated social scheduling and responses, ways to track ...

MnDOT Invites Public to Comment on Rules Governing Public Transit - Voice Of Alexandria (press release)

Tue Jan 16 2018 6:01pm

Voice Of Alexandria (press release)

MnDOT Invites Public to Comment on Rules Governing Public Transit
Voice Of Alexandria (press release)
ST. PAUL, Minn. – 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 ...

Letters to the editor - St. Catharines Standard

Tue Jan 16 2018 3:55pm

St. Catharines Standard

Letters to the editor
St. Catharines Standard
Coun. Victor Pietrangelo's endorsement for bicycle lanes will be met with a cheer from Niagara's growing cycling community. He correctly identifies some of the constraints faced by staff tasked with suggesting modifications to existing infrastructure ...

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Driverless vehicles to run on roads in Masdar City - gulfnews.com

Tue Jan 16 2018 10:17am

gulfnews.com

Driverless vehicles to run on roads in Masdar City
gulfnews.com
Abu Dhabi: Driverless electric vehicles will transport residents in Masdar City in Abu Dhabi, in the world's first large-scale outdoor sustainable transportation system. Masdar, the Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, has selected French autonomous ...

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State lawmakers promote cycling - Northern Star Online

Tue Jan 16 2018 7:04am

Northern Star Online

State lawmakers promote cycling
Northern Star Online
DeKALB — Illinois lawmakers have made cycling the official state exercise and implemented several new laws to promote bicycle safety on the roads. Drivers can now pass bicyclists in no-passing zones to ensure the safety of the rider, and bicyclists ...

Greater Jakarta: Anies plans to return 'becak' to streets - Jakarta Post

Mon Jan 15 2018 3:37pm

Greater Jakarta: Anies plans to return 'becak' to streets
Jakarta Post
PREMIUM Jakartans can expect to see the long-banned becak (three-wheeled pedicabs) return to the city's streets with Governor Anies Baswedan signalling plans to bring back the human-powered vehicles. “People in Jakarta still need becak. Hence the city ...

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City of Arcata Beginning Active Transportation Program Project at Arcata Elementary School - Redheaded Blackbelt

Mon Jan 15 2018 9:36am

Redheaded Blackbelt

City of Arcata Beginning Active Transportation Program Project at Arcata Elementary School
Redheaded Blackbelt
City of Arcata The City of Arcata has received funding for an Active Transportation Program Cycle 2 project that will cover construction costs as well as an education and encouragement program starting in 2018. The need for safety improvements at ...

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City of Arcata Beginning Active Transportation Program Project at Arcata Elementary School - Redheaded Blackbelt

Mon Jan 15 2018 9:36am

Redheaded Blackbelt

City of Arcata Beginning Active Transportation Program Project at Arcata Elementary School
Redheaded Blackbelt
City of Arcata The City of Arcata has received funding for an Active Transportation Program Cycle 2 project that will cover construction costs as well as an education and encouragement program starting in 2018. The need for safety improvements at ...

Anies plans to return 'becak' to Jakarta streets - Jakarta Post

Mon Jan 15 2018 5:32am

Jakarta Post

Anies plans to return 'becak' to Jakarta streets
Jakarta Post
Jakartans can expect to see the long-banned becak (three-wheeled pedicabs) return to the city's streets with Governor Anies Baswedan signalling plans to bring back the human-powered vehicles. “People in Jakarta still need becak. Hence the city ...

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Windsor and Essex County mayors talk about their priorities for 2018 - Windsor Star

Sun Jan 14 2018 7:29pm

Windsor Star

Windsor and Essex County mayors talk about their priorities for 2018
Windsor Star
“We're looking at doing a lot of infrastructure work with road repaving, and also we have a lot of CWATS (county wide active transportation system) programs on the go where we are putting out the bike paths and walking paths and trails,” he said. In ...

More carbon emissions: Ebikes or conventional bikes? - Augusta Free Press

Sun Jan 14 2018 10:43am

Augusta Free Press

More carbon emissions: Ebikes or conventional bikes?
Augusta Free Press
e-bikes 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, NY. Well, actually, there ...

Film Festival Tuesday - Ashland Daily Press

Sun Jan 14 2018 10:00am

Film Festival Tuesday
Ashland Daily Press
The Winter Wildlands Alliance Backcountry Film Festival will celebrate human-powered winter experiences through film from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16, at the Sawmill Saloon in Seeley. People can win raffle prizes while supporting the Cable ...

Owner Sought, Kayak Found on Rocks at Maliko Gulch, Maui - Maui Now

Sat Jan 13 2018 8:44pm

Maui Now

Owner Sought, Kayak Found on Rocks at Maliko Gulch, Maui
Maui Now
The Coast Guard is seeking the public's help identifying the owner of an unmanned green kayak found on the rocks in the vicinity of Maliko Gulch, Maui, Jan. 12, 2018. The Coast Guard offers free “If Found” decals to be placed in a visible location on ...

Owner Sought, Kayak Found on Rocks at Maliko Gulch, Maui - Maui Now

Sat Jan 13 2018 8:44pm

Maui Now

Owner Sought, Kayak Found on Rocks at Maliko Gulch, Maui
Maui Now
The Coast Guard offers free “If Found” decals to be placed in a visible location on small, human-powered watercraft through the Operation Paddle Smart program. The information on the sticker can allow response entities to quickly identify the vessel's ...

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