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Active Transportation, Human-Powered

Schweeb monorail is green power - Independent Online

Sun Sep 3 2017 7:58pm

Schweeb monorail is green power
Independent Online
Roturua, New Zealand - It's economical, ecological and good exercise: a new human-powered monorail is attracting the crowds in New Zealand, and may become a new mode of transport within cities. Geoffery Barnett combined a laid-back, recumbant ...

A new meaning for 'ride sharing': St. Paul teens teach community about sustainable transportation - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Sat Sep 2 2017 7:37am

TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

A new meaning for 'ride sharing': St. Paul teens teach community about sustainable transportation
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
From left, youth coordinator Mark Olivares and youth interns Cecillian Vang, Keleenah Yang and Munira Hersi are part of St. Paul Smart Trips, a nonprofit that teaches people how to use sustainable transportation and serves as a transportation advocate.

Caltrans Hires State Bicycle Advocate to Lead Sustainability Program - Streetsblog California (blog)

Fri Sep 1 2017 11:28am

Streetsblog California (blog)

Caltrans Hires State Bicycle Advocate to Lead Sustainability Program
Streetsblog California (blog)
She coordinated efforts among a wide range of groups working on transportation justice, active transportation funding, public health, and climate policies, among others. She helped push—successfully—for more funding for the Active Transportation ...

Paddle the Shores moves to Oyhut Bay and canals Saturday - The Daily World

Thu Aug 31 2017 1:26pm

The Daily World

Paddle the Shores moves to Oyhut Bay and canals Saturday
The Daily World
Paddle the Shores, an annual event open to human-powered watercraft of all kinds, will take place in Oyhut Bay this weekend, paddling new routes through Lake Minard and into the Ocean Shores canals. The event begins Saturday at 9 a.m. with registration ...

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Waterloo Regional Council Approves Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Program Plan for 2017 – 2021 - Exchange Morning Post (press release)

Thu Aug 31 2017 8:07am

Waterloo Regional Council Approves Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Program Plan for 2017 – 2021
Exchange Morning Post (press release)
Mirroring the timeframe of the Grand River Transit (GRT) Business Plan, the TDM Program Plan builds on GRT's recommendations to help achieve its ridership targets, as well as the sustainable transportation goals of the Regional Transportation Master Plan.

Caltrans Hires State Bicycle Advocate to Lead Sustainability Program - Streetsblog California (blog)

Wed Aug 30 2017 7:51pm

Streetsblog California (blog)

Caltrans Hires State Bicycle Advocate to Lead Sustainability Program
Streetsblog California (blog)
She coordinated efforts among a wide range of groups working on transportation justice, active transportation funding, public health, and climate policies, among others. She helped push—successfully—for more funding for the Active Transportation ...

Slow Roll Calls for Greater Black and Brown Ownership of the Vision Zero Process - Streetsblog Chicago (blog)

Tue Aug 29 2017 8:55pm

Streetsblog Chicago (blog)

Slow Roll Calls for Greater Black and Brown Ownership of the Vision Zero Process
Streetsblog Chicago (blog)
Earlier this month Slow Roll Chicago cofounder Oboi Reed called on the Active Transportation Alliance to cancel their planned Vision Zero Chicago Summit. Reed argued that there hadn't been sufficient input in the planning event from members of this ...

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COLUMN: A more livable community via alternate modes of transportation - YorkRegion.com

Tue Aug 29 2017 4:13pm

YorkRegion.com

COLUMN: A more livable community via alternate modes of transportation
YorkRegion.com
Creating an active transportation (human- powered transportation) network is a key part of our community culture. This is an exciting time for Newmarket. The town is working to create a more comfortable environment for residents to walk, cycle and roll.

Jonesboro MPO holding final input meetings about transportation plans for cyclists, pedestrians - KASU

Tue Aug 29 2017 12:43pm

KASU

Jonesboro MPO holding final input meetings about transportation plans for cyclists, pedestrians
KASU
The Jonesboro Metropolitan Planning Organization is getting closer to implementing an Active Transportation Plan. The plan would be in place for the next 5 years and would work on improving transportation needs for those who choose not to use vehicles.

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Cape Breton part of multi-use trail expected to be mostly completed this year - Cape Breton Post

Mon Aug 28 2017 10:22pm

Cape Breton Post

Cape Breton part of multi-use trail expected to be mostly completed this year
Cape Breton Post
“Stopping a project like this and restarting it again is bound for failure, but this is going to keep going and keep going and eventually we'll get it and it will put people on the road, people using active transportation to move from one place to ...

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The students favour active transportation - The Sherbrooke Times

Mon Aug 28 2017 1:43pm

The students favour active transportation
The Sherbrooke Times
RIMOUSKI – Four-twenty-ten-nine per cent of the students of the University of Quebec at Rimouski shun public transportation. This is what reveal the results of a survey conducted by a students ' association provincial that VAT News has obtained prior ...

Parking In A Bike Lane Is Gonna Cost You...Depending On The Neighborhood - WBEZ

Mon Aug 28 2017 9:31am

WBEZ

Parking In A Bike Lane Is Gonna Cost You...Depending On The Neighborhood
WBEZ
A photo submitted to Active Transportation Alliance's "Clear the Way Campaign," which shows a truck parked in a Chicago bike lane. WBEZ digital editor Elliot Ramos crunched the numbers on tickets issued for parking in bike lanes. He tells us what he ...

Sioux City native completes first man-powered tour of Apostle Islands - Sioux City Journal

Sat Aug 26 2017 5:01pm

Sioux City Journal

Sioux City native completes first man-powered tour of Apostle Islands
Sioux City Journal
Daniel O'Kane, a St. Paul, Minnesota, bartender who hails from Sioux City, completed an 18-day, human-powered, no-motor-boat-support tour of the Apostle Islands, which lie between the northern coast of Wisconsin and the southern coast of Minnesota in ...

County trails, active transportation plan nearly complete - The Herald Journal

Fri Aug 25 2017 9:42pm

The Herald Journal

County trails, active transportation plan nearly complete
The Herald Journal
Although the Cache County Trails and Active Transportation Plan is nearly complete, officials are still retooling sections as they prepare to officially propose their recommendations for the future trails of the valley. Cache County Trails Planner ...

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California Transportation Commissioners Question CalBike, and Need for Equity Lens - Streetsblog California (blog)

Fri Aug 25 2017 8:55pm

California Transportation Commissioners Question CalBike, and Need for Equity Lens
Streetsblog California (blog)
“I hope the California Bicycle Coalition supports bicycling and active transportation for everyone. My children ride to school on terrible roads, but I want them to have the same safety as all kids in California. Is that the view of the coalition? Your ...

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California Transportation Commissioners Question CalBike, and Need for Equity Lens - Streetsblog California (blog)

Fri Aug 25 2017 8:20pm

Streetsblog California (blog)

California Transportation Commissioners Question CalBike, and Need for Equity Lens
Streetsblog California (blog)
“I hope the California Bicycle Coalition supports bicycling and active transportation for everyone. My children ride to school on terrible roads, but I want them to have the same safety as all kids in California. Is that the view of the coalition? Your ...

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Cache Trails - Idaho Press-Tribune

Fri Aug 25 2017 8:16pm

Idaho Press-Tribune

Cache Trails
Idaho Press-Tribune
Cache County Trails Planner Dayton Crites speaks during an open house to discuss the Cache County Trails and Active Transportation Plan earlier this week. John Zsiray/Herald Journal. As featured on. +2 · County trails, active transportation plan nearly ...

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Province to support Amherst's bike lane and path network - Cumberland News Now

Fri Aug 25 2017 2:46pm

Province to support Amherst's bike lane and path network
Cumberland News Now
AMHERST – People in Amherst will be better connected to community hubs with support from the province's sustainable transportation grant program, Connect2. Advertisement. On Friday, Energy Minister Geoff MacLellan announced $20,000 for the Town of ...

BYD Gets First Overseas Monorail Order - Forbes

Fri Aug 25 2017 3:48am

BYD Gets First Overseas Monorail Order
Forbes
BYD, one of China's top companies in the sustainable transportation business, this week announced a milestone for its new monorail equipment line. BYD said on Wednesday it would build a 20 kilometer SkyRail line in the city of Iloilo in the Philippines ...

Sgouris Sgouridis - The Conversation UK

Thu Aug 24 2017 10:29am

The Conversation UK

Sgouris Sgouridis
The Conversation UK
Dr. Sgouris Sgouridis is an Associate Professor at Masdar Institute. His current research interests focuses on sociotechnical systems modeling including sustainable transportation systems and sustainable energy systems management. Dr. Sgouridis is ...

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