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Training Program Helps Suburban Residents Push For Biking, Walking Paths - CBS Chicago

Mon Oct 16 2017 2:02pm

CBS Chicago

Training Program Helps Suburban Residents Push For Biking, Walking Paths
CBS Chicago
The Active Transportation Alliance has already held “summits” in Highland Park and Elmhurst to train suburban residents in ways to lobby their public officials to think more about providing biking and walking paths, and making them connect to the ...

Fall Harvest Ride celebrates opening of Rotary (1918) Centennial Hub - OurWindsor.ca

Mon Oct 16 2017 10:11am

OurWindsor.ca

Fall Harvest Ride celebrates opening of Rotary (1918) Centennial Hub
OurWindsor.ca
With the opening of this hub, all eight municipalities within Essex Country will be connected as part of the County Wide Active Transportation System (CWATS) and the Trans Canada Trail. Funding for the projection, which includes an on-site bicycle ...

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Police cars are detrimental to the safety of cyclists - The Siver Times

Mon Oct 16 2017 1:52am

Police cars are detrimental to the safety of cyclists
The Siver Times
Educational work must be done with the SPVM employees so that they cease to immobilize their vehicle in the bike lane, ” says the spokesperson for projet Montréal in the area of active transportation, Marianne Giguère. Zechariah Goudreault. Sunday, 15 ...

Last section of Harvest Moon Trailway officially opened with celebration in Wolfville - The Register/Advertiser

Sat Oct 14 2017 4:35pm

The Register/Advertiser

Last section of Harvest Moon Trailway officially opened with celebration in Wolfville
The Register/Advertiser
WOLFVILLE, NS - It will inspire more residents to get involved in active transportation and it will attract tourists, resulting in positive economic spinoffs for the entire Valley. The New Minas to Grand Pre section of the Harvest Moon Trailway was ...

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Last section of Harvest Moon Trailway officially opened with celebration in Wolfville - Nova News Now

Sat Oct 14 2017 2:52pm

Last section of Harvest Moon Trailway officially opened with celebration in Wolfville
Nova News Now
WOLFVILLE, NS - It will inspire more residents to get involved in active transportation and it will attract tourists, resulting in positive economic spinoffs for the entire Valley. The New Minas to Grand Pre section of the Harvest Moon Trailway was ...

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Philanthropy plus fun makes up 600-mile trek for Boulder adventurers - Boulder Daily Camera

Sat Oct 14 2017 2:03pm

Philanthropy plus fun makes up 600-mile trek for Boulder adventurers
Boulder Daily Camera
Eric Larsen and two others are setting out for a 600-mile human-powered trek across Colorado in 11 days. (Cliff Grassmick / Staff Photographer). This Sunday, three Boulder adventurers will begin an 11-day bike, hike and pack raft expedition from ...

Hitting the streets – it's International Walk to School Month - Lacombe Express

Fri Oct 13 2017 11:07am

Lacombe Express

Hitting the streets – it's International Walk to School Month
Lacombe Express
October is International Walk to School Month – an annual celebration of 'active transportation' and kids here in Lacombe are encouraged to get onboard with the initiative. Officials point out that the City of Lacombe is a ChooseWell ... Meanwhile ...

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IVECO Launches Blue Daily with Natural Power - NGV Global (press release) (blog)

Fri Oct 13 2017 6:29am

NGV Global (press release) (blog)

IVECO Launches Blue Daily with Natural Power
NGV Global (press release) (blog)
Italian auto manufacturer IVECO has launched a new range of light commercial vehicles (LCV) that celebrate its cutting edge technology for sustainable transportation. ​​​​​The New DAILY BLUE POWER family is described as the perfect vehicle for urban ...

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Nebraska ranks 3rd in National Bike Challenge - Omaha World-Herald

Fri Oct 13 2017 12:35am

Omaha World-Herald

Nebraska ranks 3rd in National Bike Challenge
Omaha World-Herald
“The commuter challenge encourages people to give active transportation a try and allow them to travel the city in a different way,” said Madison Haugland, engagement manager at Live Well Omaha. “The competition aspect of the challenge is a fun way to ...

Citizens speak during Transportation Master Plan meeting - Coveleaderpress

Thu Oct 12 2017 9:31pm

Citizens speak during Transportation Master Plan meeting
Coveleaderpress
Citizens voiced their concerns and opinions and received answers to some of their questions regarding the proposed Business 190 median project and the construction on sidewalks in downtown Copperas Cove at the third public meeting for the ...

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City, County leaders still working to find a solution to parking problems on W. Franklin St. - 14 News WFIE Evansville

Thu Oct 12 2017 8:18pm

City, County leaders still working to find a solution to parking problems on W. Franklin St.
14 News WFIE Evansville
A St. Louis company, Alta Planning and Design, presented their report for the Franklin Street Parking Management & Active Transportation Plan. The company said they talked with five organizations on the Franklin Street corridor to get a feel for their ...

PBOT's Active Transpo Division Manager takes job with Metro - BikePortland.org

Thu Oct 12 2017 6:35pm

BikePortland.org

PBOT's Active Transpo Division Manager takes job with Metro
BikePortland.org
Margi Bradway, head of Active Transportation & Safety Division at the Portland Bureau of Transportation, plans to leave that role for a job at Metro, our region's metropolitan planning organization. Bradway will be Metro's new Deputy Director for ...

Learn About Plans For Route 9 - Tarrytown Daily Voice

Thu Oct 12 2017 3:03pm

Tarrytown Daily Voice

Learn About Plans For Route 9
Tarrytown Daily Voice
Residents, merchants, and government officials are coming together to discuss how to make Route 9 more accessible. The Route 9 Active Transportation Conceptual Design Plan will hold meetings on Sunday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Mercy College and on ...

GoNewHavenGo announces winners of CarFree Challenge - New Haven Register

Thu Oct 12 2017 12:44pm

GoNewHavenGo announces winners of CarFree Challenge
New Haven Register
NEW HAVEN — GoNewHavengo this week announced the winners of its sustainable transportation competition, with New Haven Leon Sister City Project, SeeClickFix and Yale University earning top honors during a ceremony at Southern Connecticut State ...

New Studies Reveal Vast Economic, Recreational Values of Two North Carolina National Forests - High Country Press

Thu Oct 12 2017 11:57am

New Studies Reveal Vast Economic, Recreational Values of Two North Carolina National Forests
High Country Press
Human-powered outdoor recreation is a major economic engine for Western North Carolina. That's the conclusion of a new series of studies commissioned by the Outdoor Alliance and conducted by researchers from Eastern Kentucky University (EKU).

Walkin' and wheelin' - Bradford Times

Thu Oct 12 2017 8:50am

Bradford Times

Walkin' and wheelin'
Bradford Times
BWG - The Town of BWG and its Active Transportation & Recreation Advisory Committee organized a Walk 'n Wheel Wednesday on October 4 – coinciding with International Walk to School Day. It was the fourth time the committee has approached local ...

West Kelowna to request more time to ponder membership in transit group - The Daily Courier

Wed Oct 11 2017 11:17pm

West Kelowna to request more time to ponder membership in transit group
The Daily Courier
The City of West Kelowna might quit an organization that does some transit planning for the Central Okanagan. Council voted this week to ask for an extension to a Nov. 1 deadline on whether to remain part of the Sustainable Transportation Partnership ...

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Lewis and Clark Community College among those to receive award from RideFinders for sustainable transportation ... - RiverBender.com

Wed Oct 11 2017 1:48pm

Lewis and Clark Community College among those to receive award from RideFinders for sustainable transportation ...
RiverBender.com
ST. LOUIS - In honor of National Rideshare Month, RideFinders is paying tribute to four area businesses and two individuals for their sustainable leadership. The organization is presenting its 2017 Regional Sustainability Awards to Schneider Electric, ...

Regional Walks Guide picture contest ends Aug. 31 - The Vanguard

Tue Oct 10 2017 3:23pm

Regional Walks Guide picture contest ends Aug. 31
The Vanguard
“The Yarmouth County Active Transportation Committee is so happy with the final product and hope it will be well used by the public and support an active lifestyle,” she said. “The picture contest is to encourage folks to get out and enjoy the ...

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Springhill receives funding connecting schools, community centre - Cumberland News Now

Tue Oct 10 2017 2:25pm

Springhill receives funding connecting schools, community centre
Cumberland News Now
A path connecting schools and the community centre in Springhill is both receiving funding through government's Connect2 sustainable transportation grant program. "Investments in active and sustainable transportation have far-reaching benefits ...

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