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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 ...

City tentatively talks about dockless bike-sharing - Austin Monitor

Thu Dec 21 2017 1:15am

Austin Monitor

City tentatively talks about dockless bike-sharing
Austin Monitor
The Austin Transportation Department is taking a studious approach to the dockless bike-sharing companies that have swooped into cities throughout the world in 2017. Active Transportation Program Manager Laura Dierenfield brought the Bicycle Advisory ...

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'The Grand Tour's' Rose Bowl parade float will be ... human-powered? - Autoweek

Wed Dec 20 2017 4:14pm

Autoweek

'The Grand Tour's' Rose Bowl parade float will be ... human-powered?
Autoweek
“The Grand Tour” is taking its wacky sense of humor to millions of television sets during this year's Rose Parade. While using a car -- maybe a McLaren or Lamborghini -- to power the float would make perfect sense for a car-based television show, the ...

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FuelCell Energy and Toyota Collaborate on Sustainable Transportation Fuel Project - Infosurhoy

Wed Dec 20 2017 1:45pm

FuelCell Energy and Toyota Collaborate on Sustainable Transportation Fuel Project
Infosurhoy
FuelCell Energy, an international company dealing with clean, innovative, and economical fuel cell solutions for the supply, recovery, and storage of energy, has just reported the execution of a hydrogen and power off-take agreement with Toyota ...

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Air Resources Board Actually Talks About the Importance of Walking, Biking - Streetsblog California (blog)

Tue Dec 19 2017 7:52pm

Streetsblog California (blog)

Air Resources Board Actually Talks About the Importance of Walking, Biking
Streetsblog California (blog)
And in the midst of the wonky talk, there was some traction for the idea that more focus on and investment in the role of active transportation in meeting climate change and health goals would be a good thing. The two issues before the board were in ...

Halton Region receives $1.8 million to improve cycling infrastructure - theifp.ca

Tue Dec 19 2017 3:53pm

theifp.ca

Halton Region receives $1.8 million to improve cycling infrastructure
theifp.ca
Halton Region will use this funding to expand the region's cycling infrastructure. These investments will help improve cyclist safety and make cycle commuting a more appealing option for Halton residents. Accessible cycling infrastructure will also ...

Blue Bikes NOLA aims to make biking better with Tulane survey - News from Tulane

Mon Dec 18 2017 5:26pm

News from Tulane

Blue Bikes NOLA aims to make biking better with Tulane survey
News from Tulane
Active transportation, which is walking, biking and taking public transportation, is important for maintaining health and saving money,” said Jeanette Gustat, clinical associate professor of epidemiology and faculty co-investigator at the Tulane ...

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Blue Bikes NOLA aims to make biking better with Tulane survey - News from Tulane

Mon Dec 18 2017 5:26pm

News from Tulane

Blue Bikes NOLA aims to make biking better with Tulane survey
News from Tulane
Active transportation, which is walking, biking and taking public transportation, is important for maintaining health and saving money,” said Jeanette Gustat, clinical associate professor of epidemiology and faculty co-investigator at the Tulane ...

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Days Are Numbered For Bumpy Bloomfield Rd. In Chatham - BlackburnNews.com

Mon Dec 18 2017 6:06am

BlackburnNews.com

Days Are Numbered For Bumpy Bloomfield Rd. In Chatham
BlackburnNews.com
Chatham-Kent recently received $755,000 from the province for new bike lanes and other cycling infrastructure. Genevieve Champagne, active transportation and special events coordinator for the municipality, says the money will be spent on road ...

Will the hot bikeshare trend reach Kelowna? - KelownaNow

Sat Dec 16 2017 12:08pm

KelownaNow

Will the hot bikeshare trend reach Kelowna?
KelownaNow
As bikeshare programs continue to grow in popularity around the world, a few Kelowna residents are hoping to bring the trend to the Okanagan. Kelowna's active transportation coordinator, Matt Worona, wants to get a Kelowna bikeshare started in the city ...

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