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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 ...

ND Moves holds public open house in Dickinson - The Dickinson Press

Wed Dec 13 2017 2:07am

The Dickinson Press

ND Moves holds public open house in Dickinson
The Dickinson Press
The open house was held in a conference room in Marriott's TownPlace Suites in north Dickinson, and the representatives set up posters around the room detailing the plans to improve the state's infrastructure around public and active transportation ...

City Council Puts Bike Sharing on Hold - Coronado Times Newspaper

Tue Dec 12 2017 10:47am

Coronado Times Newspaper

City Council Puts Bike Sharing on Hold
Coronado Times Newspaper
It was the consensus of the city council and much of the business community that Coronado was not ready for LimeBike, or any other dockless bike rental company, even on a trial basis. It tabled the company's request for a nine-month trial and ...

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EXCLUSIVE: How Aaron Rice Skied 2.5 Million Feet in One Year - Teton Gravity Research

Tue Dec 12 2017 9:08am

Teton Gravity Research

EXCLUSIVE: How Aaron Rice Skied 2.5 Million Feet in One Year
Teton Gravity Research
Two and a half years ago, Aaron Rice decided he was going to try and ski 2.5 million human-powered vertical feet in one calendar year. Despite many hard times and the insanity of the challenge in general (he needed to ski, on average, 6,850 vertical ...

Lorain Active Transportation planning group closer to grant applications - The Morning Journal

Mon Dec 11 2017 7:32pm

The Morning Journal

Lorain Active Transportation planning group closer to grant applications
The Morning Journal
Lorain transportation and health staff are getting closer to seeking out grant money to improve safety for drivers, walkers and cyclists in the city. The Lorain Active Transportation Plan Team met Dec. 8 for its monthly discussion on how to improve ...

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Lorain Active Transportation planning group closer to grant applications - The Morning Journal

Mon Dec 11 2017 7:32pm

The Morning Journal

Lorain Active Transportation planning group closer to grant applications
The Morning Journal
Lorain transportation and health staff are getting closer to seeking out grant money to improve safety for drivers, walkers and cyclists in the city. The Lorain Active Transportation Plan Team met Dec. 8 for its monthly discussion on how to improve ...

Fayetteville Gets Moving on Path to Resident Health (Wellness | Winner, Class I) - Arkansas Business Online

Mon Dec 11 2017 8:33am

Arkansas Business Online

Fayetteville Gets Moving on Path to Resident Health (Wellness | Winner, Class I)
Arkansas Business Online
From physical to mental health, Fayetteville is a leader in the state for city-wide wellness. The city has garnered state and nationwide recognition, and has been named a Fit Friendly Employer by the American Heart Association, has achieved gold status ...

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Cool things to do in Huntsville, Dec. 10 - 16 - AL.com

Sun Dec 10 2017 8:08am

AL.com

Cool things to do in Huntsville, Dec. 10 - 16
AL.com
One block, three wheels. Inspired by San Francisco's Bring Your Own Big Wheel race, Old Town Beer Exchange's Downtown Tri is bringing human-powered, three-wheeled racing to Huntsville. Teams will traverse a blocked-off course around Holmes Avenue ...

California Transportation Commission Adopts More ATP Projects - Streetsblog California (blog)

Fri Dec 8 2017 6:25pm

Streetsblog California (blog)

California Transportation Commission Adopts More ATP Projects
Streetsblog California (blog)
At its monthly meeting on Wednesday, the California Transportation Commission funded a few more Active Transportation Program projects. Twenty-two projects that had already been awarded money were moved forward to begin receiving funds to start work ...

City gets additional funding to encourage cycling - Sault Star

Thu Dec 7 2017 2:24pm

Sault Star

City gets additional funding to encourage cycling
Sault Star
“Last May council approved our Active Transportation Infrastructure Implementation Study but we didn't have the funds to do anything with it,” he said. Word of the program surfaced in June and discussions with the province pegged the city's share at ...

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Cycling projects get cash - The Kingston Whig-Standard

Tue Dec 5 2017 9:07pm

The Kingston Whig-Standard

Cycling projects get cash
The Kingston Whig-Standard
"We did indicate to the province that we would be sending a revised list of projects once our active transportation master plan was endorsed by council in 2018," Mark Dickson, traffic supervisor with the city of Kingston , said. Once the active ...

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Council votes to move forward on Integrated Mobility Plan - HalifaxToday.ca

Tue Dec 5 2017 7:28pm

HalifaxToday.ca

Council votes to move forward on Integrated Mobility Plan
HalifaxToday.ca
HALIFAX – After hours of discussion and a few changes, Regional Council has voted in favour of moving forward with the framework of the Integrated Mobility Plan, a blueprint the city hopes will spur the use of active transportation. The plan was ...

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