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Learn safe and effective biking at free Saturday course - Millstone News

Thu Nov 2 2017 3:08pm

Millstone News

Learn safe and effective biking at free Saturday course
Millstone News
The Mississippi Mills ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION Advisory Committee (ATAC) has organized the delivery of a CAN-BIKE level 2 course in Almonte this weekend as part of the Ontario 150 Celebrate by Bike project. Under this program, Ontario's Share the ...

UF Combating Carbon Footprint With Sustainable Transportation - WUFT

Thu Nov 2 2017 10:37am

WUFT

UF Combating Carbon Footprint With Sustainable Transportation
WUFT
Although environmental concerns associated with vehicles are growing, sustainable transportation options are developing, as well. The University of Florida is combating its carbon footprint — from the vehicles driven by students, faculty and staff ...

Austin Startup Launches First-of-Kind, Video-Based Business Intelligence (BI) Service With Human-Powered Data ... - Markets Insider

Thu Nov 2 2017 8:46am

Austin Startup Launches First-of-Kind, Video-Based Business Intelligence (BI) Service With Human-Powered Data ...
Markets Insider
AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- KPIspy, a Business Intelligence service, is launching an industry-first solution to speed up data insights and decision making through video-centered reporting. The service provides human analysis and ...

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Meet the Man That Traveled 600 Miles Across Colorado in 12 Days - 303 Magazine

Thu Nov 2 2017 7:03am

303 Magazine

Meet the Man That Traveled 600 Miles Across Colorado in 12 Days
303 Magazine
Eric Larsen is quickly becoming a well-known name for his adventures traveling across the Arctic. He is revered for planning and executing unique-human-powered expeditions and being the only person to reach the North Pole, the South Pole and summit Mt.

Workshop to explore active transportation Nov. 13 in Woonsocket - Valley Breeze

Wed Nov 1 2017 11:04pm

Workshop to explore active transportation Nov. 13 in Woonsocket
Valley Breeze
Active transportation” refers to any form of human-powered transportation; e.g., walking using a wheelchair, bicycling, or skating, and addresses all physical abilities and ages. Community leaders from each municipality will discuss opportunities and ...

Sustainable Transportation Fair at UF - WCJB

Wed Nov 1 2017 5:25pm

WCJB

Sustainable Transportation Fair at UF
WCJB
All sorts of electric vehicles were on display, from traditional hybrid cars to electric bicycles and even solar-powered lawnmowers. The university is in the process of installing ten different charging stations for electric vehicles around campus ...

Sustainable Transportation Fair to feature electric vehicles - The Independent Florida Alligator

Tue Oct 31 2017 10:02pm

Sustainable Transportation Fair to feature electric vehicles
The Independent Florida Alligator
The annual Sustainable Transportation Fair, organized by the UF Office of Sustainability, will be held Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the northeast corner of the Reitz Union North Lawn. This is the third year the event will give students the ...

Redmond contributes to state's top bike-friendly ranking in the country - Redmond Reporter

Tue Oct 31 2017 1:52pm

Redmond Reporter

Redmond contributes to state's top bike-friendly ranking in the country
Redmond Reporter
The state Department of Transportation's creation of the Active Transportation Division also played into the state's high rating. The report said this shows the state places biking and walking on even footing with other modes of transportation. The ...

Far Northwest Siders Brainstorm Ideas to Improve Bike Access - Streetsblog Chicago (blog)

Tue Oct 31 2017 12:24pm

Streetsblog Chicago (blog)

Far Northwest Siders Brainstorm Ideas to Improve Bike Access
Streetsblog Chicago (blog)
A small but hearty group of Northwest Side residents braved the cold and rain Tuesday night to meet with Active Transportation Alliance staff and other cycling advocates to discuss ideas to improve pedestrian, cycling, and transit conditions in some of ...

USGBC's New Report Reveals the Transportation Industry is Embracing Sustainability Through Green Building ... - MassTransitMag.com (press release) (blog)

Mon Oct 30 2017 11:20pm

USGBC's New Report Reveals the Transportation Industry is Embracing Sustainability Through Green Building ...
MassTransitMag.com (press release) (blog)
“By implementing LEED green building strategies, these high intensity buildings become efficient, cost-effective and sustainable transportation facilities that have a significant positive impact on our economy, environment, wellbeing and productivity ...

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I-Team Investigates: Nearby trails similar to the CV Link - KESQ

Mon Oct 30 2017 10:29pm

I-Team Investigates: Nearby trails similar to the CV Link
KESQ
ANAHEIM, Calif. - A News Channel 3 I-Team is examining recreational trails similar to the proposed CV Link, an active transportation corridor through the Coachella Valley for people to walk, skate, bike or drive low-speed electric vehicles. Some trails ...

Singapore ranks eighth best city for transport - Singapore Business Review

Mon Oct 30 2017 5:47pm

Singapore Business Review

Singapore ranks eighth best city for transport
Singapore Business Review
Singapore is the eighth best city for sustainable transportation in the world, design and consultancy firm Arcadis revealed. According to its 2017 Sustainable Cities Mobility Index, it scored 62.7 out of 100 and joined Hong Kong, which is at the top of ...

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Augmented reality showcases transportation options - UC Santa Cruz (press release)

Mon Oct 30 2017 4:51pm

UC Santa Cruz (press release)

Augmented reality showcases transportation options
UC Santa Cruz (press release)
The Visualizing Sustainable Transportation project from the Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission offers residents a chance to view potential transportation options through augmented reality. The goal of the project is to provide a fun ...

California Rises to Third Most Bike Friendly State in the Nation - MassTransitMag.com (press release) (blog)

Mon Oct 30 2017 9:45am

California Rises to Third Most Bike Friendly State in the Nation
MassTransitMag.com (press release) (blog)
The jump from 19th place in 2008 can be credited in large part to the state's new Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan and additional funding for active transportation projects. “This survey has provided an opportunity for Caltrans to measure our advances and ...

New York City Ranks First in Sustainable Urban Transportation in North AmericaArcadis studies 100 global cities ... - Markets Insider

Mon Oct 30 2017 6:11am

Markets Insider

New York City Ranks First in Sustainable Urban Transportation in North AmericaArcadis studies 100 global cities ...
Markets Insider
NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- New York City ranks No. 1 among 23 North American cities for overall sustainability of its urban transportation systems, according to the first Arcadis Sustainable Cities Mobility Index.

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New York City Ranks First in Sustainable Urban Transportation in North AmericaArcadis studies 100 global cities ... - Markets Insider

Mon Oct 30 2017 6:11am

Markets Insider

New York City Ranks First in Sustainable Urban Transportation in North AmericaArcadis studies 100 global cities ...
Markets Insider
NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- New York City ranks No. 1 among 23 North American cities for overall sustainability of its urban transportation systems, according to the first Arcadis Sustainable Cities Mobility Index.

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Canada's biggest transportation systems lag behind European centres: report - Financial Post

Sun Oct 29 2017 7:01am

Financial Post

Canada's biggest transportation systems lag behind European centres: report
Financial Post
Canada's largest cities are lagging behind urban centres around the world when it comes to offering sustainable transportation, according to a new report released Sunday. North American cities overall ranked lower on the Sustainable Cities Mobility ...

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Affordable bikes available to all at newly opened Bicycle Collective - St George News

Sat Oct 28 2017 8:12pm

St George News

Affordable bikes available to all at newly opened Bicycle Collective
St George News
“The Bicycle Collective will act as a hub to help foster and build bike culture in St. George and the surrounding area,” Active Transportation Committee Chair Marc Mortensen said. “It will also help educate people on how to ride safe, how to build ...

Affordable bikes available to all at newly opened Bicycle Collective - St George News

Sat Oct 28 2017 8:12pm

St George News

Affordable bikes available to all at newly opened Bicycle Collective
St George News
“The Bicycle Collective will act as a hub to help foster and build bike culture in St. George and the surrounding area,” Active Transportation Committee Chair Marc Mortensen said. “It will also help educate people on how to ride safe, how to build ...

California Rises To Third Most Bike Friendly State in the Nation - Patch.com

Fri Oct 27 2017 4:16pm

Patch.com

California Rises To Third Most Bike Friendly State in the Nation
Patch.com
California has also increased the funding for its Active Transportation Program from $130 million to $230 million per year. California's Active Transportation Program (ATP) is the largest of its type in the nation and will continue to fund much of the ...

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