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Active Transportation, Human-Powered

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 ...

Santa Ana Active Streets Is Building an Equity-Centered, Resident-Led Transportation Coalition - Streetsblog California (blog)

Fri Oct 20 2017 12:31pm

Streetsblog California (blog)

Santa Ana Active Streets Is Building an Equity-Centered, Resident-Led Transportation Coalition
Streetsblog California (blog)
Two years ago, a coalition of local advocacy groups—SAAS, or Santa Ana Active Streets—hosted a year-long program to train residents and community members in advocating for active transportation and civic engagement. Up to that point, SAAS was new ...

CTC Approves Another Round of Active Transportation Program Projects - Streetsblog Los Angeles (blog)

Fri Oct 20 2017 4:42am

Streetsblog Los Angeles (blog)

CTC Approves Another Round of Active Transportation Program Projects
Streetsblog Los Angeles (blog)
Proposed alignments of the Templeton-Atascadero pathway, which will allow bikes and pedestrians to get between these communities without having to go on the freeway. The project was awarded $3.3m from the Active Transportation Program by the CTC.

Tester for Scania Connected Services– Drive Connectivity at Scania! - Ny Teknik

Fri Oct 20 2017 4:36am

Tester for Scania Connected Services– Drive Connectivity at Scania!
Ny Teknik
Join the future – Connected Services and Solutions, in order to perform ground-breaking work regarding new services for connected vehicles and sustainable transportation. Today every vehicle leaving the factories is equipped with a IoT communication ...

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Wheelchairs in bike lanes pilot considered in Victoria - BCLocalNews

Fri Oct 20 2017 1:12am

BCLocalNews

Wheelchairs in bike lanes pilot considered in Victoria
BCLocalNews
Victoria's Active Transportation Advisory Committee is asking the City for an 18-month pilot to temporarily allow mobility scooters and wheelchairs to use some all ages and abilities (AAA) cycling trails, but it would require an amendment to the ...

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Wheelchairs in bike lanes pilot considered in Victoria - Victoria News

Thu Oct 19 2017 11:12pm

Victoria News

Wheelchairs in bike lanes pilot considered in Victoria
Victoria News
Victoria's Active Transportation Advisory Committee is asking the City for an 18-month pilot to temporarily allow mobility scooters and wheelchairs to use some all ages and abilities (AAA) cycling trails, but it would require an amendment to the ...

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Moss Landing bridge, pathway project gets $7.5 million from state, key link in Monterey Bay Sanctuary Scenic Trail - Monterey County Herald

Thu Oct 19 2017 7:46pm

Moss Landing bridge, pathway project gets $7.5 million from state, key link in Monterey Bay Sanctuary Scenic Trail
Monterey County Herald
This week, the Transportation Agency for Monterey County announced the project had been awarded $7.5 million in state Active Transportation Program funding by the California Transportation Commission. Transportation Agency for Monterey County ...

Moss Landing bridge, pathway project gets $7.5 million from state, key link in Monterey Bay Sanctuary Scenic Trail - Monterey County Herald

Thu Oct 19 2017 7:46pm

Moss Landing bridge, pathway project gets $7.5 million from state, key link in Monterey Bay Sanctuary Scenic Trail
Monterey County Herald
This week, the Transportation Agency for Monterey County announced the project had been awarded $7.5 million in state Active Transportation Program funding by the California Transportation Commission. Transportation Agency for Monterey County ...

Bengaluru: Tender plea for a Pod - Bangalore Mirror

Thu Oct 19 2017 2:42pm

Bangalore Mirror

Bengaluru: Tender plea for a Pod
Bangalore Mirror
After scientists from the Centre for Infrastructure Sustainable Transportation and Urban Planning (CiSTUP) of the Indian Institute of Science (IISC) cleared the idea of a Personal Rapid Transit (PRT) system in the city, BBMP is all set to put its Pod ...

Five Hudson River villages study ways to improve cyclist safety on Route 9 - The Journal News | LoHud.com

Thu Oct 19 2017 11:13am

The Journal News | LoHud.com

Five Hudson River villages study ways to improve cyclist safety on Route 9
The Journal News | LoHud.com
The "Route 9 Active Transportation Conceptual Design Plan" is bringing together residents, merchants and government officials from Hastings-on-Hudson, Dobbs Ferry, Irvington, Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow who are looking at ways to improve pedestrian ...

Grand County, NPS to develop bike, pedestrian pathway in Moab - Moab Times Independent

Thu Oct 19 2017 10:47am

Moab Times Independent

Grand County, NPS to develop bike, pedestrian pathway in Moab
Moab Times Independent
Byrne said the Spanish Valley Drive multi-use pathway project fits well within the priorities of RTCA. Not only does the project focus on outdoor recreation, she said, but also encourages healthy activity and provides a safer active transportation ...

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New Flyer of America's Vehicle Innovation Center Opens to Advance the Public Transportation Industry - MassTransitMag.com (press release) (blog)

Thu Oct 19 2017 9:07am

MassTransitMag.com (press release) (blog)

New Flyer of America's Vehicle Innovation Center Opens to Advance the Public Transportation Industry
MassTransitMag.com (press release) (blog)
The VIC is North America's first innovation lab dedicated to the advancement of bus and coach technology that connects people to places, with a focus on the environment and sustainable transportation. It will feature advanced research and development ...

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Summit Planned For Local Cyclists, Pedestrians - Journal & Topics Newspapers Online

Wed Oct 18 2017 4:50pm

Summit Planned For Local Cyclists, Pedestrians
Journal & Topics Newspapers Online
Melin said these include the “Complete Streets” proposal, which calls for all new roads in the area to be designed with bikers and pedestrians in mind, and the “Active Transportation Plan” which highlights areas where pedestrian or bicycle-friendly ...

Wink's Link: remembering Parry Sound's Wendall Fisher - parrysound.com

Wed Oct 18 2017 3:30pm

parrysound.com

Wink's Link: remembering Parry Sound's Wendall Fisher
parrysound.com
The tribute will also include the installation of a sign reading: “Wink's Link: Community Path in recognition of Wendall A. Fisher's outstanding contribution to a community active transportation.” In a post on its Facebook page, Parry Sound Bikes owner ...

Bicycle maintenance class started this semester - Daily Illini

Wed Oct 18 2017 1:00pm

Daily Illini

Bicycle maintenance class started this semester
Daily Illini
With four to six thousand cyclists on campus, Lily Wilcock, active transportation coordinator, created a free bicycle maintenance class. Simon Pokorny, junior in Architecture and instructor of the class, said that what he usually teaches during the ...

Saanich rolls out draft transportation plan - BCLocalNews

Tue Oct 17 2017 5:02pm

BCLocalNews

Saanich rolls out draft transportation plan
BCLocalNews
The draft plan outlines dozens of strategies and actions to achieve the district's goal of doubling active transportation trips by 2036. Citizens and businesses are invited to learn more and provide feedback at one of three upcoming open houses or on ...

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New Thunder Bay, Ont., transportation plan to improve traffic light coordination - CBC.ca

Tue Oct 17 2017 11:26am

CBC.ca

New Thunder Bay, Ont., transportation plan to improve traffic light coordination
CBC.ca
The most recent transportation plan was drawn up in 1989 and focussed largely on automobiles; more recent trends in active transportation — like walking and cycling — have necessitated different ways of thinking when it comes to urban design. Options ...

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Commissioners sign off on biking, walking plan - Greenville Daily Reflector

Mon Oct 16 2017 11:24pm

Commissioners sign off on biking, walking plan
Greenville Daily Reflector
The Greenville Area Metropolitan Planning Organization's Active Transportation Plan aims to enhance connectivity and health while increasing safety and livability in the MPO area which includes Greenville, the towns of Ayden and Winterville, Village of ...

Meeting To Explore Ways To Make Route 9 Pedestrian, Bicyclist Friendly - Patch.com

Mon Oct 16 2017 5:07pm

Patch.com

Meeting To Explore Ways To Make Route 9 Pedestrian, Bicyclist Friendly
Patch.com
SLEEPY HOLLOW, NY — A meeting will be held Thursday, Oct. 19 to talk about making Broadway safe for pedestrians and bicyclists. According to organizers, the “Route 9 Active Transportation Conceptual Design Plan” is designed to bring together residents ...

What is the ROI of Human Powered Live Chat? - 4Hoteliers

Mon Oct 16 2017 4:33pm

What is the ROI of Human Powered Live Chat?
4Hoteliers
Lodging Interactive offers some insightful looks into the return on investment of live chat for hotels: 'I am often asked by hoteliers what is the return on investment, or ROI, when implementing a live chat service on their website,' stated DJ Vallauri ...

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