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Active Transportation, Human-Powered

Sooke set to welcome triathlon training team - BCLocalNews

Fri Oct 27 2017 11:01am

BCLocalNews

Sooke set to welcome triathlon training team
BCLocalNews
It's said that triathlon is not about finding out about your limits; it's about finding out what lies just beyond those limits. It's a philosophy that Mike Neill, former professional triathlete, hopes to bring to Sooke with the creation of the Human ...

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AP-USDA-Midwest Regional Eggs - WHIO

Fri Oct 27 2017 9:25am

AP-USDA-Midwest Regional Eggs
WHIO
Giant pumpkin-flinging catapults and human-powered machines alike will be part of the field artillery of sorts today at the 13th annual Wright-Patterson Pumpkin Chuck. The public event is free and open between 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on the grounds of the ...

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Pumpkin chuck will launch at Wright Patt - Dayton Daily News

Thu Oct 26 2017 2:54pm

Dayton Daily News

Pumpkin chuck will launch at Wright Patt
Dayton Daily News
A human-powered chucker flings pumpkins at a Wright-Patterson Pumpkin Chuck competition at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. JIM WITMER/STAFF FILE PHOTO. WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE. Giant pumpkin-flinging catapults and ...

Wellesley sets priority areas for trail improvements in township - ObserverXtra (blog)

Thu Oct 26 2017 10:36am

ObserverXtra (blog)

Wellesley sets priority areas for trail improvements in township
ObserverXtra (blog)
Already known for its abundant trail system, the Township of Wellesley wants to expand its offerings. To that end, councillors this week adopted six key priorities for future improvements as recommended by the Wellesley Trails and Active Transportation ...

Metro Applauds California Transportation Commission Action to Fund $27M in Active Transportation Projects for Los ... - MassTransitMag.com (press release) (blog)

Thu Oct 26 2017 9:41am

Metro Applauds California Transportation Commission Action to Fund $27M in Active Transportation Projects for Los ...
MassTransitMag.com (press release) (blog)
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority has applauded the California Transportation Commission's recent approval of $27 million for a variety of Active Transportation Projects in Los Angeles County. The funding for bicycle and ...

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Students develop human-powered pumps in Xylem-sponsored challenge - World Pumps

Thu Oct 26 2017 8:26am

World Pumps

Students develop human-powered pumps in Xylem-sponsored challenge
World Pumps
Students were challenged to build pumps through Xylem's Let's Solve Water Challenge with as much recycled/on-hand materials as they could find. High school teams build and design irrigation pumps to benefit small-scale farmers in Xylem-sponsored ...

Tweet - Exchange Morning Post (press release)

Thu Oct 26 2017 8:07am

Exchange Morning Post (press release)

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Exchange Morning Post (press release)
The Waterloo Submarine Racing Team (or WatSub for short) is the 1st human-powered submarine racing team established in Ontario, and one of the very few active teams in Canada. The greatest technical accomplishments are often born from a simple idea ...

New Time For Groveland Bike/Pedestrian Path Meeting - MyMotherLode.com

Wed Oct 25 2017 3:56pm

MyMotherLode.com

New Time For Groveland Bike/Pedestrian Path Meeting
MyMotherLode.com
... the meeting is being hosted by Caltrans and the Tuolumne County Transportation Commission to discuss a potential project that would improve safety and efficiency for motorists, cyclists and pedestrians under the state's Active Transportation Program.

Don't touch motion tracking devices, Guelph warns residents - CBC.ca

Wed Oct 25 2017 4:03am

CBC.ca

Don't touch motion tracking devices, Guelph warns residents
CBC.ca
The City of Guelph is asking residents not to disturb any unfamiliar rubber tubing they may find on city streets and bike lanes. The tubes are part of the city's Active Transportation Data Collection program to count both cyclists and pedestrians ...

CTC Hosts First Workshops on New Active Transportation Program Guidelines - Streetsblog California (blog)

Tue Oct 24 2017 6:32pm

Streetsblog California (blog)

CTC Hosts First Workshops on New Active Transportation Program Guidelines
Streetsblog California (blog)
California Transportation Commission staff announced the first in a series of workshops it will hold to consider changes in guidelines for the Active Transportation Program, which funds projects that encourage more bicycling and walking. The commission ...

Sudbury adding cycling friendly infrastructure - The Sudbury Star

Mon Oct 23 2017 11:11pm

The Sudbury Star

Sudbury adding cycling friendly infrastructure
The Sudbury Star
"It's a very exciting time to be working in active transportation in our community," Marisa Talarico, the city's active transportation co-ordinator, told the operations committee Monday. "Momentum is building and it's very clear the previous direction ...

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No engineer would certify such shoddy work: Expert - The New Indian Express

Mon Oct 23 2017 9:46pm

No engineer would certify such shoddy work: Expert
The New Indian Express
Vivek Menon, a member of Centre for Infrastructure, Sustainable Transportation and Urban Planning, Indian Institute of Science, said, “No protocol or no standard seem to have been followed by the palike in their rush to meet a deadline. This is ...

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OPP to share bike collision stats at Renfrew OVCATA meeting - www.insideottawavalley.com/

Mon Oct 23 2017 4:52pm

OPP to share bike collision stats at Renfrew OVCATA meeting
www.insideottawavalley.com/
The OPP in Renfrew County have been collecting statistics on cycling collisions that they will be sharing with the public at a Nov. 2 meeting of the Ottawa Valley Cycling and Active Transportation Alliance (OVCATA). As a result of a discussion at the ...

Rower blown away by tough windy conditions at sea - Coffs Coast Advocate

Sun Oct 22 2017 10:14pm

Rower blown away by tough windy conditions at sea
Coffs Coast Advocate
FIVE days after leaving Coffs Harbour on a row boat, Grant Rawlinson has been handed no favours on his 3000km human powered voyage to New Zealand. Currently just north of Newcastle, he suffered blow after blow from changing wind directions and ...

Lorain group examines barriers, safe roads for walkers, cyclists - The Morning Journal

Sun Oct 22 2017 5:46pm

Lorain group examines barriers, safe roads for walkers, cyclists
The Morning Journal
Members of the Lorain Active Transportation Plan Team met Oct. 20 to review the priority corridors and the barriers to human-powered transit across the city. Pictured here from left are: Bryan Hilko, principal of General Johnnie Wilson Middle School ...

Arab officials discuss "green transport" - Kuwait News Agency

Sun Oct 22 2017 9:11am

Arab officials discuss "green transport"
Kuwait News Agency
ALEXANDRIA, Oct 22 (KUNA) -- Arab transport ministers held their 20th session on Sunday discussing a number of topics namely a plan to set up an Arab environmental center for sustainable transportation. Egyptian Minister of Transport Dr. Hisham Arafat ...

Bicycles take centrestage as festival pedals forwards | Video - Central Western Daily

Sun Oct 22 2017 12:47am

Central Western Daily

Bicycles take centrestage as festival pedals forwards | Video
Central Western Daily
HOT WHEELS: Denis Mahboub rides a penny-farthing at Moulder Park velodrome on Sunday. Photo: ANDREW MURRAY 1022amcyc12. Old-fashioned penny-farthings, retro bikes, BMX bikes, mountain bikes, road bikes through to human powered vehicles, ...

Please watch these Washington State students race in human-powered chariots at halftime of a football game - SB Nation

Sun Oct 22 2017 12:03am

SB Nation

Please watch these Washington State students race in human-powered chariots at halftime of a football game
SB Nation
No. 15 Washington State is cruising past Colorado on Saturday night in Pullman. The game's not close, so I'd like to talk about halftime. Namely this: What the what is going on at Wazzu @BrianMFloyd pic.twitter.com/hAsWDWXQMo. — Bryan Fischer ...

State Transportation Commission Promoting Healthy Communities - Escalon Times

Sat Oct 21 2017 9:26am

State Transportation Commission Promoting Healthy Communities
Escalon Times
The California Transportation Commission approved a significant investment in the health of communities and their residents, committing $117 million to 63 Active Transportation Projects (ATP) across the state with a combined value of more than $180 ...

Glencoe Gets Active - Daily North Shore

Fri Oct 20 2017 12:57pm

Daily North Shore

Glencoe Gets Active
Daily North Shore
GLENCOE – With the goal of getting more residents actively mobile, the Village of Glencoe, Glencoe Park District and Glencoe School District 35 are working to develop the village's first community-wide Active Transportation Plan. The Sustainability ...

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