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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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Kelowna announces overpass projects for 2018 - KelownaNow

Fri Dec 15 2017 5:56pm

KelownaNow

Kelowna announces overpass projects for 2018
KelownaNow
Of the projects, the City plans to design and construct a pedestrian and cycling bridge for UBC Okanagan, with a cost of $1.5 million. Another $70,000 has been put towards the plans of building a high-profile pedestrian overpass. The overpass planned ...

Transportation partnership to be discussed at Lake Country council - Lake Country Calendar

Fri Dec 15 2017 3:11pm

Lake Country Calendar

Transportation partnership to be discussed at Lake Country council
Lake Country Calendar
The biggest push for Lake Country in the transportation department is to get funding from the provincial government for the Glenmore Road and Hwy 97 intersection, said Mayor James Baker. A review of the Sustainable Transportation Partnership of the ...

LETTER: Saanich needs to make it easier to leave the car behind - BCLocalNews

Fri Dec 15 2017 3:03pm

BCLocalNews

LETTER: Saanich needs to make it easier to leave the car behind
BCLocalNews
6, Region on a roll with active transportation, it's no wonder Saanich lags the region on cycling and walking. Have you tried either of these human-powered activities on local streets? Quadra? McKenzie? Cedar Hill Cross Road? Shelbourne? If there's a ...

Active Transportation Plan approved by Biggs Council - Gridley Herald

Fri Dec 15 2017 10:07am

Active Transportation Plan approved by Biggs Council
Gridley Herald
In order to improve the City of Biggs access to State and Federal Funding for future pedestrian and bicycle related improvements within city limits, Council an Active Transportation Plan dated December 2017. Biggs has been proactive in repairing and ...

LB Department of Health and Human Services receives $150000 grant to expand bicycle, pedestrian safety education - Signal Tribune

Thu Dec 14 2017 6:33pm

LB Department of Health and Human Services receives $150000 grant to expand bicycle, pedestrian safety education
Signal Tribune
The Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services (LBDHHS) has been awarded a $150,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) to expand its bicycle and pedestrian education activities. “This funding will expand our City's effort ...

Eager Beaver: Canadian ZEV Policy Handbook Released - CleanTechnica

Thu Dec 14 2017 6:00pm

CleanTechnica

Eager Beaver: Canadian ZEV Policy Handbook Released
CleanTechnica
Canada's ZEV Policy Handbook was released this week by START, the Sustainable Transportation Action Research Team at Simon Fraser University. Definitions being important in scientific inquiry, it should be noted that the researchers classified battery ...

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House committee passes bill giving local managers discretion over bikes in Wilderness Areas - Bicycle Retailer

Thu Dec 14 2017 2:56pm

House committee passes bill giving local managers discretion over bikes in Wilderness Areas
Bicycle Retailer
WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — The House Natural Resources Committee on Wednesday passed HR 1349, legislation that would let local land managers decide if bikes and other human-powered vehicles are allowed in Wilderness Areas. The bill, which passed the ...

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House committee passes bill giving local managers discretion over bikes in Wilderness Areas - Bicycle Retailer

Thu Dec 14 2017 2:52pm

House committee passes bill giving local managers discretion over bikes in Wilderness Areas
Bicycle Retailer
WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — The House Natural Resources Committee on Wednesday passed HR 1349, legislation that would let local land managers decide if bikes and other human-powered vehicles are allowed in Wilderness Areas. The bill, which passed the ...

Christian Island residents to benefit from Beausoleil wharf expansion - Markets Insider

Thu Dec 14 2017 1:18pm

Christian Island residents to benefit from Beausoleil wharf expansion
Markets Insider
CHRISTIAN ISLAND, ON, Dec. 14, 2017 /CNW/ - Investing in public infrastructure supports efficient, affordable and sustainable transportation services that help Canadians and their families get to work, school and essential services on time, and back ...

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West Kelowna to stick with regional transportation planning - BCLocalNews

Thu Dec 14 2017 1:08pm

BCLocalNews

West Kelowna to stick with regional transportation planning
BCLocalNews
The city's council voted 4-2 earlier this week to remain in the Sustainable Transportation Partnership of Central Okanagan, a body made up of Kelowna, West Kelowna, Lake Country, Peachland, the Regional District of the Central Okanagan and the Westbank ...

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Funding Announced for Cycling in Oakville - inhalton.com

Thu Dec 14 2017 12:40pm

inhalton.com

Funding Announced for Cycling in Oakville
inhalton.com
If you're an advocate for active transportation, you'll be happy to hear there's money on deck for Oakville's bike lanes and cycling infrastructure. Roughly $645,376 in provincial funding was announced last week. "This grant will allow us to continue ...

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