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Regional Walks Guide picture contest ends Aug. 31 - The Vanguard

Tue Oct 10 2017 4:23pm

Regional Walks Guide picture contest ends Aug. 31
The Vanguard
“The Yarmouth County Active Transportation Committee is so happy with the final product and hope it will be well used by the public and support an active lifestyle,” she said. “The picture contest is to encourage folks to get out and enjoy the ...

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Springhill receives funding connecting schools, community centre - Cumberland News Now

Tue Oct 10 2017 3:25pm

Springhill receives funding connecting schools, community centre
Cumberland News Now
A path connecting schools and the community centre in Springhill is both receiving funding through government's Connect2 sustainable transportation grant program. "Investments in active and sustainable transportation have far-reaching benefits ...

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Lola, not just any old business bot - Tnooz

Tue Oct 10 2017 11:45am

Lola, not just any old business bot
Tnooz
Lola, the AI-human powered app and brainchild of former Kayak co-founder Paul English, has pivoted to focus purely on business travel. Relaunching officially last week, and with $45 million in the bank to take the strategy forward, English and his team ...

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Counting the calories via WhatsApp - The National

Sat Oct 7 2017 4:06am

The National

Counting the calories via WhatsApp
The National
The Food Analysts is “a human-powered calorie counting service”, through which health conscious users connect to nutrition expertise via WhatsApp, learning whether meals fit their dietary aspirations. Mauritius-born finance professional Veer Ramlugon ...

Cost to widen Buckwold bridge walkway $3M, city says - Saskatoon StarPhoenix

Fri Oct 6 2017 7:13pm

Saskatoon StarPhoenix

Cost to widen Buckwold bridge walkway $3M, city says
Saskatoon StarPhoenix
“Widening the walkway would enhance the existing sidewalk and cycling networks by making it a more attractive choice for pedestrians and cyclists, supporting and encouraging active transportation trips,” the report says. In addition to the estimated ...

Glencoe Partners For Walking, Biking Plan - Patch.com

Fri Oct 6 2017 3:51pm

Patch.com

Glencoe Partners For Walking, Biking Plan
Patch.com
WINNETKA-GLENCOE, IL - From the Village of Glencoe: The Village of Glencoe, the Sustainability Task Force, School District 35 and the Glencoe Park District are working in partnership with the Active Transportation Alliance, to develop the Village's ...

MPs reverse course on removing canoes, kayaks from impaired driving laws - The Loop (blog)

Fri Oct 6 2017 2:26pm

The Loop (blog)

MPs reverse course on removing canoes, kayaks from impaired driving laws
The Loop (blog)
MPs reverse course on removing canoes, kayaks from impaired driving laws. Drunk canoeing, kayaking and paddle boarding will continue to be illegal after Canadian MPs backed off on a proposal to remove human-powered vessels from impaired driving ...

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More than $40 million in funding approved for active transportation projects in Southern California - American Journal of Transportation

Fri Oct 6 2017 10:21am

More than $40 million in funding approved for active transportation projects in Southern California
American Journal of Transportation
Los Angeles - The Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) Thursday approved more than $40 million in funding for active transportation projects in the six-county region. The funding, part of the $100 million a year being directed ...

Kinetic Skulpture to roam over Port Townsend - Peninsula Daily News

Fri Oct 6 2017 7:37am

Kinetic Skulpture to roam over Port Townsend
Peninsula Daily News
PORT TOWNSEND — Port Townsend boasts one of the oldest kinetic sculpture races in the world, pushing the limits of human-powered vehicles across testing terrain: mud, sand, water and hills. This weekend, Port Townsend's 35th annual 2017 ...

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UB alumnus gives $4 million to support transportation research - WBFO

Thu Oct 5 2017 3:36pm

WBFO

UB alumnus gives $4 million to support transportation research
WBFO
Still's name will be added to the ISTL, rebranding it the Stephen Still Institute for Sustainable Transportation and Logistics. Paul Tesluk, dean of UB's School of Management, says the institute has already made social and business impacts. "With its ...

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UB engineering alum donates $4 million to School of Engineering and Applied Sciences - University at Buffalo The Spectrum

Thu Oct 5 2017 2:34pm

University at Buffalo The Spectrum

UB engineering alum donates $4 million to School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
University at Buffalo The Spectrum
President Tripathi announced at a news conference Thursday morning that UB alum Stephen Still has donated $4 million to the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. The funds will go toward the Institute for Sustainable Transportation and Logistics, ...

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New launch sure to float your boat - Winnipeg Free Press

Thu Oct 5 2017 1:54pm

New launch sure to float your boat
Winnipeg Free Press
Supporting local infrastructure that builds active and healthy communities makes our province a better place to live, work and play.” It is also a great addition to the existing active transportation network, Fort Rouge-East Fort Garry councillor Jenny ...

UB graduate donates $4M to school - WGRZ-TV

Thu Oct 5 2017 1:37pm

WGRZ-TV

UB graduate donates $4M to school
WGRZ-TV
Still graduated in 1978 and went on to work in the transportation industry. His gift will rename and support the Stephen Still Institute for Sustainable Transportation and Logistics. "It's a very exciting field coming forward, and lots of areas like ...

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Jacobs (JEC) Wins New Transportation Contracts from NTA - Nasdaq

Thu Oct 5 2017 12:50pm

Nasdaq

Jacobs (JEC) Wins New Transportation Contracts from NTA
Nasdaq
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.JEC recently secured a number of contracts from the National Transport Authority (NTA) of Ireland to support the latter's ongoing sustainable transportation projects. Over the last six months, shares of this Zacks Rank #3 ...

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Alumnus donates $4 million to UB for transportation institute - Buffalo News

Thu Oct 5 2017 11:25am

Buffalo News

Alumnus donates $4 million to UB for transportation institute
Buffalo News
University officials announced the gift at a press conference Thursday morning. It will be used for an endowment in support of the Institute for Sustainable Transportation and Logistics. The institute brings together UB's engineering and management ...

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Engineering alumnus Stephen Still gives $4 million to support UB institute - Niagara Frontier Publications

Thu Oct 5 2017 10:17am

Engineering alumnus Stephen Still gives $4 million to support UB institute
Niagara Frontier Publications
Still's gift will create an endowment to support the Institute for Sustainable Transportation and Logistics (ISTL), a center that unites the UB engineering and management schools to address the growing new field of transportation, logistics and supply ...

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University at Buffalo gets $4 million gift from engineering graduate - Buffalo Business First

Thu Oct 5 2017 10:04am

Buffalo Business First

University at Buffalo gets $4 million gift from engineering graduate
Buffalo Business First
The gift will create an endowment to support the Institute for Sustainable Transportation and Logistics, which seeks to unite the UB engineering and management schools to address the convergence of transportation, logistics and supply-chain management.

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Active Transportation Month encourages sustainable transport - Student Life

Thu Oct 5 2017 3:37am

Active Transportation Month encourages sustainable transport
Student Life
The Washington University Office of Sustainability and Parking and Transportation Services has announced October as Active Transportation Month and will organize multiple programs and events to encourage sustainable transportation. According to the ...

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Cadmus Acquires Two Leading International Management Consulting Firms - IT Business Net (press release)

Wed Oct 4 2017 3:18pm

Cadmus Acquires Two Leading International Management Consulting Firms
IT Business Net (press release)
BUSINESS WIRE)--The Cadmus Group LLC (Cadmus), a leading consultancy in energy, homeland security and all-hazard preparedness, climate, the natural and built environments, sustainable transportation, public health, and international development, ...

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New active transportation stations in city - Winnipeg Sun

Wed Oct 4 2017 2:40pm

Winnipeg Sun

New active transportation stations in city
Winnipeg Sun
“We're excited to be adding to Winnipeg's bike infrastructure and supporting active and sustainable transportation,” Dustin Karsin, head of Environment and Sustainability at APC, said in a release. “We want to encourage Winnipeggers to cycle, to ...

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