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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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Oakville Receives Huge Chunk of Money From Government to ... - inhalton.com

Thu Dec 14 2017 12:40pm

inhalton.com

Oakville Receives Huge Chunk of Money From Government to ...
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 on Dec. 4. Oakville is one of 120 municipalities ...

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Kia Backs Tyre Pressure Monitoring Solution - FleetPoint

Thu Dec 14 2017 11:52am

Kia Backs Tyre Pressure Monitoring Solution
FleetPoint
Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia (KMMG) has delivered a significant financial contribution to a pioneering 'living laboratory' for sustainable transportation technology in America. The Ray, an 18-mile stretch of highway on Interstate 85 between Georgia ...

West Kelowna to stick with regional transportation planning - Lake Country Calendar

Thu Dec 14 2017 11:03am

Lake Country Calendar

West Kelowna to stick with regional transportation planning
Lake Country Calendar
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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Allowing Bikes In Wilderness Areas - MyMotherLode.com

Wed Dec 13 2017 7:18pm

Allowing Bikes In Wilderness Areas
MyMotherLode.com
People who enjoy mountain biking have just as much right to use the public trails as those who enjoy hiking, packing or horseback riding, and our wilderness areas were never intended by Congress to prohibit human-powered mountain bikes. In fact, a year ...

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House Natural Resources Committee Votes to Pass HR 1349 by Congressman Tom McClintock - Restoring the ... - Sierra Sun Times

Wed Dec 13 2017 6:09pm

Sierra Sun Times

House Natural Resources Committee Votes to Pass HR 1349 by Congressman Tom McClintock - Restoring the ...
Sierra Sun Times
December 13, 2017 -- The House Natural Resources Committee today voted to pass H.R. 1349 by Congressman Tom McClintock. The bill would restore the original intent of the Wilderness Act to allow bicycles and other forms of human-powered locomotion in ...

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Wisconsin Clean Cities Honors Green Transportation Leaders - NGT News

Wed Dec 13 2017 12:24pm

NGT News

Wisconsin Clean Cities Honors Green Transportation Leaders
NGT News
Wisconsin's top sustainable transportation leaders were honored Tuesday at the Wisconsin Clean Cities 23rd Annual Stakeholder Meeting. “Wisconsin Clean Cities members serve as outstanding examples of how commitments to clean transportation practices ...

Oshawa receives $525000 through provincial cycling program - durhamregion.com

Wed Dec 13 2017 12:00pm

durhamregion.com

Oshawa receives $525000 through provincial cycling program
durhamregion.com
The funding is based on the population of each municipality and the number of commuter cyclists in the community. In addition to the Oshawa portion, the Region of Durham will also receive $2.2 million. “The active transportation advisory committee is ...

How to get more electric vehicles on the road - National Post

Wed Dec 13 2017 11:24am

How to get more electric vehicles on the road
National Post
Jonn Axsen is a Senior Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Sussex Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand, Associate Professor at Simon Fraser University, and Director of the Sustainable Transportation Action Research Team. Despite the hype ...

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Could Guelph become a leading cycling city? - GuelphMercury.com

Wed Dec 13 2017 11:00am

GuelphMercury.com

Could Guelph become a leading cycling city?
GuelphMercury.com
Some of these issues will be addressed in Guelph's Active Transportation Network study. As well, we need protected bike lanes on main streets so that we can access places we visit, such as downtown, commercial centres, and schools. These protected ...

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