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Active Transportation, Human-Powered

TGR Playgrounds: Foot Powered First Descents in Kluane National Park - Teton Gravity Research

Tue Jan 2 2018 2:17pm

Teton Gravity Research

TGR Playgrounds: Foot Powered First Descents in Kluane National Park
Teton Gravity Research
Ever have one of those moments where you're absolutely terrified but it's too intense for you to even care? Yeah, picture this. I am staring down a 50-degree couloir, 2,000 feet above a glacier in the middle of the Yukon, trying to replace the crampons ...

Have 'wheel' fun in Portage - Winnipeg Free Press

Tue Jan 2 2018 11:25am

Winnipeg Free Press

Have 'wheel' fun in Portage
Winnipeg Free Press
Co-chair of the Portage Active Transportation Committee Ian Wassink is also coordinator at the Greasy Chain, a volunteer community bicycle repair shop in a converted garage at the corner of 1st Street NW and Fisher Avenue. He said four weekend ...

Kern COG: $3 million to bring Ridgecrest bicycling and pedestrian needs up to speed - Taft Midway Driller

Sun Dec 31 2017 5:30am

Taft Midway Driller

Kern COG: $3 million to bring Ridgecrest bicycling and pedestrian needs up to speed
Taft Midway Driller
Kern COG: $3 million to bring Ridgecrest bicycling and pedestrian needs up to speed. Hide caption. Jessica Weston/Daily Independent Kern Council of Governments Regional Planner Peter W. Smith reports on Kern COG's Active Transportation Plan at the ...

Deadline nears for Route 9 public survey - Kaplan Herald

Sun Dec 31 2017 4:05am

Deadline nears for Route 9 public survey
Kaplan Herald
The deadline for residents to chime in on plans for a more bicycle-friendly stretch of Route 9 along the Hudson River is fast approaching. A consortium of five rivertowns have given locals until Dec. 5 to share their thoughts on The Route 9 Active ...

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SANDAG makes more than $30 million in grants available to fund smart growth and bike/pedestrian projects - Valley Roadrunner

Fri Dec 29 2017 3:45pm

Valley Roadrunner

SANDAG makes more than $30 million in grants available to fund smart growth and bike/pedestrian projects
Valley Roadrunner
To incentivize projects that promote smart growth, as well as increase walking, biking, and transit usage, SANDAG is calling on local jurisdictions to submit applications for more than $30 million in competitive grants available under its TransNet ...

Q&A: OCTA's Paul Martin on the Orange County Active Transportation Plan - Streetsblog California (blog)

Thu Dec 28 2017 7:16pm

Q&A: OCTA's Paul Martin on the Orange County Active Transportation Plan
Streetsblog California (blog)
OCTA has been working this year on its very first active transportation plan. The OC Active plan will identify areas throughout the county that have a high need for bicycle and pedestrian improvements. It will also provide an overview of work done by ...

Sheehy honored by Wisconsin Clean Cities - hngnews.com

Thu Dec 28 2017 4:59pm

Sheehy honored by Wisconsin Clean Cities
hngnews.com
Wisconsin Clean Cities, a nonprofit organization serving the entire state of Wisconsin, is one of nearly 100 U.S. Department of Energy Clean Cities coalitions. The coalitions partner with members in the public, private and nonprofit sectors to reduce ...

Mush! Human-powered sled race will celebrate Year of the Dog at Tacoma First Night festival - The News Tribune

Thu Dec 28 2017 10:31am

The News Tribune

Mush! Human-powered sled race will celebrate Year of the Dog at Tacoma First Night festival
The News Tribune
But the 13-year-old won't be depending on snow conditions or huskies to win his race. Instead, it'll be his Boy Scout troop that determines his success — possibly including his older brother. “I think I'm going to be yelling some of those commands ...

Yellow Springs gets grant money for safety of walkers, bikers - Dayton Daily News

Wed Dec 27 2017 2:32pm

Dayton Daily News

Yellow Springs gets grant money for safety of walkers, bikers
Dayton Daily News
Bill Lackey/Staff. The village of Yellow Springs is among the first Ohio communities to get funding through a new state initiative aimed at improving safety for walkers and bicyclists. Yellow Springs received $65,000. The village is one of 30 Ohio ...

Catherine Ciarlo named manager of PBOT's Active Transportation and Safety Division - BikePortland.org

Tue Dec 26 2017 6:09pm

BikePortland.org

Catherine Ciarlo named manager of PBOT's Active Transportation and Safety Division
BikePortland.org
Catherine Ciarlo, a familiar name in Portland planning and transportation circles, has been chosen to lead a key division within the Portland Bureau of Transportation. PBOT announced Friday afternoon that Ciarlo is the new Active Transportation and ...

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An Early-Stage Electric Vehicle Manufacturer in an Extremely High-Growth Market - MENAFN.COM

Tue Dec 26 2017 1:55pm

An Early-Stage Electric Vehicle Manufacturer in an Extremely High-Growth Market
MENAFN.COM
December 26, 2017 (Investorideas.com Newswire) Hunter Diamond, CFA, founder of Diamond Equity Research, profiles a company that he believes offers investors a unique opportunity to invest in the clean, renewable and sustainable transportation market ...

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Ford OjO Commuter Scooters To Debut At CES 2018 - Nibletz

Tue Dec 26 2017 10:45am

Nibletz

Ford OjO Commuter Scooters To Debut At CES 2018
Nibletz
Since 2014 California startup OjO Commuter Scooters has been working on developing a new form of sustainable transportation for the bike lane. OjO Commuter Scooters are stylish, powerful and leave zero carbon footprint, something everyone can get ...

The Draft 2040: County Regional Transportation Plan - Aptos Times

Mon Dec 25 2017 9:11pm

Aptos Times

The Draft 2040: County Regional Transportation Plan
Aptos Times
This 2040 Regional Transportation Plan (The “2040 RTP”) is the RTC's comprehensive planning document that provides guidance for transportation policy and projects through the year 2040. The 2040 RTP is based on a sustainability framework using the ...

OCTA seeks feedback on active transportation survey - Orange County Breeze

Sat Dec 23 2017 3:04pm

OCTA seeks feedback on active transportation survey
Orange County Breeze
The OC Active transportation survey, which can be accessed online at www.octa.net/OCActive, allows people to identify what they think would enhance active transportation facilities in the community. The 18-month plan began in March, and the final plan ...

Petawawa section now open - The North Bay Nugget

Sat Dec 23 2017 10:48am

The North Bay Nugget

Petawawa section now open
The North Bay Nugget
Local dignitaries, active transportation advocates and snowmobile and ATV organizations were on hand Friday for a ribbon cutting at the trail's intersection with Murphy Road to dedicate a small section of the 219-kilometre Algonquin Trail which runs ...

Algonquin Trail opens in Petawawa - Pembroke Daily Observer

Fri Dec 22 2017 1:01pm

Pembroke Daily Observer

Algonquin Trail opens in Petawawa
Pembroke Daily Observer
In the photo are (left to right) County CAO Jim Hutton, Petawawa CAO Dan Scissons, Ottawa Valley Tourist Association (OVTA) vice-president Cyndy Phillips, County forestry/GIS manager Jason Davis, Renfrew County ATV (RCATV) Club directors Dwight Panke ...

How driverless cars will change travel - Phys.Org

Fri Dec 22 2017 7:50am

Phys.Org

How driverless cars will change travel
Phys.Org
For answers, we went to Lewis Fulton, co-director at the Sustainable Transportation Energy Pathways program of Institute of Transportation Studies at UC Davis. He and his team have plotted scenarios for what our transportation could look like in the ...

First Night Tacoma Features Family-Friendly Activities All the Way to Midnight - southsoundtalk.com

Thu Dec 21 2017 10:25pm

southsoundtalk.com

First Night Tacoma Features Family-Friendly Activities All the Way to Midnight
southsoundtalk.com
Teams of human-powered “dogsleds” will race 400 yards to the finish line—all to welcome 2018 as the Year of the Dog. Admission is free for all outdoor events. Admission to indoor venues requires a button, available for $12 presale, $15 on Dec. 31 ...

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How driverless cars will change travel - University of California

Thu Dec 21 2017 8:31pm

University of California

How driverless cars will change travel
University of California
The idea of a completely autonomous vehicle is exciting — and a bit scary. As we envision future advancements on the road, many would like to know just how much driverless cars could change human travel. For answers, we went to Lewis Fulton, co ...

New bike lanes to give cyclists 'higher priority' in downtown Fredericton - CBC.ca

Thu Dec 21 2017 12:27pm

CBC.ca

New bike lanes to give cyclists 'higher priority' in downtown Fredericton
CBC.ca
New bike lanes could be coming to Fredericton's downtown core as early as 2018, improving active transportation and keeping cyclists safe on city streets. A one-way bike lane loop for cyclists, which city staff are calling a pilot project, would ...

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