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Rooderkerken grabs the Human Powered Speed Title and Dutch record in Battle Mountain, Slappendel places second - CyclingTips

Mon Sep 18 2017 3:53pm

CyclingTips

Rooderkerken grabs the Human Powered Speed Title and Dutch record in Battle Mountain, Slappendel places second
CyclingTips
Time and again Aniek Rooderkerken and Iris Slappendel, former pro cyclist would break the Dutch land speed record, time and again it would be declared illegal because of high winds. That is, until the very last day. To catch you up, this past week bike ...

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MD & CEO of DEWA inaugurates Smart & Sustainable Transportation Summit in Dubai - Dubai Media Office (press release)

Mon Sep 18 2017 9:50am

Dubai Media Office (press release)

MD & CEO of DEWA inaugurates Smart & Sustainable Transportation Summit in Dubai
Dubai Media Office (press release)
HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), has inaugurated the Smart and Sustainable Transportation Summit in Dubai. Several officials from the government and private sector from the UAE and the region ...

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The City of Fortuna Wants Your Proposals for its 'Safe Routes to School Project' - Redheaded Blackbelt

Wed Sep 13 2017 4:30pm

Redheaded Blackbelt

The City of Fortuna Wants Your Proposals for its 'Safe Routes to School Project'
Redheaded Blackbelt
The City is planning on utilizing Active Transportation Program (ATP) funds for the project and has been approved for State-only funding for this project. The funding and oversight of this project will be administered by Caltrans. The allocation for ...

St. Thomas strives to be even friendlier for cyclists - TheWeeklyNews.ca

Wed Sep 13 2017 3:33pm

TheWeeklyNews.ca

St. Thomas strives to be even friendlier for cyclists
TheWeeklyNews.ca
The Citizens for Active Transportation and members from the Railway City Cycle Club (RCCC) came to discuss the potential developments of a mountain bike trail by Waterworks Park. The path that could lead St. Thomas to achieving a silver designation, as ...

Kitchener asks province for $600K to build more bike lanes - 570 News

Wed Sep 13 2017 1:50pm

570 News

Kitchener asks province for $600K to build more bike lanes
570 News
Danny Pimentel, Active Transportation Planning Project Manager for Kitchener, tells 570 NEWS the city has a list of about 15 projects, which range from adding more painted and segregated bike lanes, to increasing the number of bike parking spots. He ...

Where Are Canada's Missing Electric Cars? - DeSmog Canada

Tue Sep 12 2017 3:31pm

DeSmog Canada

Where Are Canada's Missing Electric Cars?
DeSmog Canada
Suzanne Goldberg, director of research and outreach of the Sustainable Transportation Action Research Team at Simon Fraser University, told DeSmog Canada that recent surveys suggest that between 20 to 30 per cent of Canadian consumers are ...
China Fossil Fuel Deadline Shifts Focus to Electric Car RaceBloomberg

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No Dope Delivery by Drone - DroneLife (blog)

Tue Sep 12 2017 10:52am

DroneLife (blog)

No Dope Delivery by Drone
DroneLife (blog)
California's Bureau of Cannabis Control says that cannabis and cannabis products may not be delivered by “aircraft, watercraft, rail, drones, human powered vehicles, or unmanned vehicles.” The news is disappointing to some drone delivery startups who ...

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More Talking Points From the Slow Roll Chicago Discussion of Vision Zero and Racial Justice - Streetsblog Chicago (blog)

Tue Sep 12 2017 10:09am

Streetsblog Chicago (blog)

More Talking Points From the Slow Roll Chicago Discussion of Vision Zero and Racial Justice
Streetsblog Chicago (blog)
This included concerns that the format of the planned Vision Zero Summit would have discouraged participation by residents of the current Vision Zero focus communities of North Lawndale, Garfield Park, and Austin, which led the Active Transportation ...

City groups rally to get mountain bike trail in St. Thomas - St. Thomas Times-Journal

Mon Sep 11 2017 9:38pm

St. Thomas Times-Journal

City groups rally to get mountain bike trail in St. Thomas
St. Thomas Times-Journal
Mountain bike enthusiasts might have more to be thankful for if a group of likeminded people get what they're asking for. Citizens for Active Transportation and Railway City Cycle Club sent representatives Norm Marcoux and Tony Fangeat to council on ...

Electric Island Drive and EV Fair to help raise awareness of electric vehicles - Hawaii News Now

Mon Sep 11 2017 5:37pm

Electric Island Drive and EV Fair to help raise awareness of electric vehicles
Hawaii News Now
Blue Planet Foundation and Sustainable Transportation Coalition of Hawaii are working hard preparing for the Electric Island Drive & E-V Fair coming up next Sunday. Blue Planet Foundation is a local nonprofit organization dedicated to clearing the path ...

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You Can't Have Your Weed Delivered By Drone In California, According To New Laws - Civilized

Mon Sep 11 2017 12:09pm

Civilized

You Can't Have Your Weed Delivered By Drone In California, According To New Laws
Civilized
"Transportation may not be done by aircraft, watercraft, rail, drones, human-powered vehicles, or unmanned vehicles," reads the bureau's updated business licensing regulations. "Deliveries may be made only in person by enclosed motor vehicle. Cannabis ...

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SailCargo Inc. Works on Creating the First Carbon Negative Marine Freight in Costa Rica - The Costa Rica Star

Sun Sep 10 2017 8:54pm

The Costa Rica Star

SailCargo Inc. Works on Creating the First Carbon Negative Marine Freight in Costa Rica
The Costa Rica Star
SailCargo Inc. is an emerging freight company looking to make a name in the sustainable transportation market. SailCargo is currently located in Punta Morales, Puntarenas, Costa Rica, where they are currently working on building transportation freight ...

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New trail head in the works for downtown Wolfville - The Register/Advertiser

Sat Sep 9 2017 10:27pm

The Register/Advertiser

New trail head in the works for downtown Wolfville
The Register/Advertiser
ka-a00-09092017-trail-head-1.png. WOLFVILLE, NS - Wolfville residents and visitors will be better connected to downtown businesses with support from the province's sustainable transportation grant program, Connect2. Kings South MLA Keith Irving, on ...

University of Saskatchewan students encouraged to get active with commute - CTV News

Thu Sep 7 2017 8:43pm

CTV News

University of Saskatchewan students encouraged to get active with commute
CTV News
As classes get underway this week, the University of Saskatchewan is encouraging students to find ways of getting to school, beyond driving. The annual Hike, Bike and Roll event promotes active transportation – referring to not driving whenever ...

It's National Drive Electric Week - Lake Chelan Mirror

Thu Sep 7 2017 8:17pm

It's National Drive Electric Week
Lake Chelan Mirror
WENATCHEE - It's National Drive Electric Week! Plug-In North Central Washington, a non-profit supporting electric vehicles and sustainable transportation, invites you to check out EVs and learn about electrification this Saturday, September 9. Plug-In ...

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This 20-cent, hand-powered centrifuge is set to revolutionize off-grid healthcare - Inhabitat

Thu Sep 7 2017 8:02am

Inhabitat

This 20-cent, hand-powered centrifuge is set to revolutionize off-grid healthcare
Inhabitat
However centrifuges need electricity to work – therefore, in remote areas without electricity, a common centrifuge is worthless. Enter the Paperfuge – an ingenious human-powered centrifuge made from 20 cents of paper, twine and plastic. The low-cost ...

Kentucky Infrastructure Coalition formed to advocate for long-term, sustainable transportation investment - The Lane Report

Wed Sep 6 2017 12:13pm

The Lane Report

Kentucky Infrastructure Coalition formed to advocate for long-term, sustainable transportation investment
The Lane Report
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Sept. 5, 2017) – Kentucky's business and transportation leaders today announced an effort to prevent the serious decline of Kentucky's infrastructure. The Kentucky Infrastructure Coalition (KIC) includes more than 30 organizations that ...

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New Haven launches fourth annual car-free campaign - Yale Daily News (blog)

Wed Sep 6 2017 1:11am

New Haven launches fourth annual car-free campaign
Yale Daily News (blog)
Launched in 2014, the CarFree Challenge is spearheaded by goNewHavengo, a regional sustainable transportation coalition that draws resources from the city government, the Yale Office of Sustainability and local public transportation providers such as ...

At Toyota, The Automation Is Human-Powered - Fast Company

Tue Sep 5 2017 9:03am

Fast Company

At Toyota, The Automation Is Human-Powered
Fast Company
While the rest of the auto industry increasingly uses robots in manufacturing, Toyota has taken a contrarian stance by accentuating human craftsmanship. At Toyota, The Automation Is Human-Powered. [Photo: courtesy of Toyota]. By Jeff Rothfeder long Read.

Young Engineers Ride E-bikes from San Francisco to San Diego to Spotlight Sustainable Transportation - India West

Mon Sep 4 2017 2:08pm

India West

Young Engineers Ride E-bikes from San Francisco to San Diego to Spotlight Sustainable Transportation
India West
Sushil Reddy (r), Indian American Rinal Chheda, and Anuj Karkare, all graduates of the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay, recently rode on e-bikes in California, from San Francisco to San Diego, to raise awareness about solar energy as a ...

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