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A cyclist's appeal to drivers - Colorado Springs Independent

Wed Nov 29 2017 3:29am

Colorado Springs Independent

A cyclist's appeal to drivers
Colorado Springs Independent
Last week I attended a Bike Master Plan presentation by the Active Transportation Advisory Committee (ATAC) downtown. During the meeting, I was shocked to hear the disdain, or even contempt, that some of my fellow citizens seem to have for cycling ...

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Three years later, bikeway plans are still hazy - The Collegian

Wed Nov 29 2017 1:28am

The Collegian

Three years later, bikeway plans are still hazy
The Collegian
Fresno State in 2014 got four grants designed to help construct a bikeway along Barstow Avenue. Three years later, the bikeway has not been built. The Collegian reported in 2014 that Caltrans Active Transportation program awarded $872,000 to the ...

Completing our streets - St. Albert Gazette

Tue Nov 28 2017 6:43pm

St. Albert Gazette

Completing our streets
St. Albert Gazette
An incomplete street is more or less what you find in most cities today, said Nancy Smith Lea, director of the Toronto Centre for Active Transportation. “The sidewalks might be narrow, there's probably no bike lane, there's probably no transit shelters ...

Sacramento eyes new bike, pedestrian paths - Capitol Weekly

Tue Nov 28 2017 5:19pm

Capitol Weekly

Sacramento eyes new bike, pedestrian paths
Capitol Weekly
The projects are funded by the California Department of Transportation's Active Transportation Program, which hopes to double pedestrian and transit use and triple bicyclist activity by 2020 from 2010 levels. The program aims to reduce bicyclist and ...

Traffic study focuses on busiest intersection - Sault Star

Tue Nov 28 2017 3:38pm

Sault Star

Traffic study focuses on busiest intersection
Sault Star
The traffic study, which will also include an active transportation component, will cost $40,000. “A traffic operations review determined that the current traffic conditions including heavy congestion and delays in the vicinity of Second Line and Great ...

Wimmera schools compete in 2017 RACV Energy Breakthrough Challenge | Photos - The Stawell Times-News

Mon Nov 27 2017 8:06pm

Wimmera schools compete in 2017 RACV Energy Breakthrough Challenge | Photos
The Stawell Times-News
WIMMERA students put their endurance skills to the test at the RACV Energy Breakthrough Challenge at Maryborough at the weekend. Schools from Horsham Warracknabeal, Stawell, St Arnaud and Great Western competed in the human powered vehicle event ...

Scania Siam announces winner of driver competition 2017 - The Nation

Mon Nov 27 2017 1:30pm

Scania Siam announces winner of driver competition 2017
The Nation
Scania Siam has recently announced winners of its CSR event “Scania Driver Competitions Thailand 2017” held to create competent truck and bus drivers for sustainable transportation system. Chatchawan Tongchai of Pongrawe Co, Ltd is the winner of the ...

The Coolest Outdoor Recreation World Records Held By Coloradans - 5280 | The Denver Magazine

Mon Nov 27 2017 1:27pm

The Coolest Outdoor Recreation World Records Held By Coloradans
5280 | The Denver Magazine
The Coolest Outdoor Recreation World Records Held By Coloradans. From the most human-powered BASE jumps in 24 hours to the oldest person to hike Mt. Kilimanjaro, our denizens have achieved some serious outdoorsy feats. By Shane Monaghan | December 2017 ...

Rest of Revamped Ethel Street to open - The Daily Courier

Mon Nov 27 2017 12:18am

The Daily Courier

Rest of Revamped Ethel Street to open
The Daily Courier
The six-block stretch represents the $2.5-million third phase of the Ethel Street Active Transportation Corridor project. Bike tracks were added to both sides of the street; both sides also have new sidewalks; utilities were upgraded; there's new LED ...

Going for a healthy travel option - The Hindu

Sun Nov 26 2017 9:43pm

Going for a healthy travel option
The Hindu
The members of Tri-cities Walkers' Association took out a bicycle rally to create awareness on environment pollution and the health benefits of using bicycle, here on Sunday. The rally that started from Kakatiya University crossroads concluded at ...

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Telangana: Call to popularise bicycles - Deccan Chronicle

Sun Nov 26 2017 7:51pm

Deccan Chronicle

Telangana: Call to popularise bicycles
Deccan Chronicle
Speaking on the occasion, Warangal Rural district forest officer K. Purushotham said active transportation, such as walking or cycling is a great way to reduce greenhouse gases. “Motor vehicles are a major source of smog, which is a mixture of air ...

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Ethel St and Saucier Ave set to fully reopen next week - KelownaNow

Sat Nov 25 2017 11:46am

Ethel St and Saucier Ave set to fully reopen next week
KelownaNow
Good news for cyclists, and motorists, in Kelowna - The Ethel Street Active Transportation Corridor is wrapping up. Ethel St between Harvey and Sutherland avenues will reopen at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 29th, along with Saucier Ave between ...

Ethel Street to reopen in Kelowna as upgrade work wraps up - BCLocalNews

Fri Nov 24 2017 9:26pm

BCLocalNews

Ethel Street to reopen in Kelowna as upgrade work wraps up
BCLocalNews
With work wrapping up on phase three of the Ethel Street Active Transportation Corridor, the City of Kelowna says Ethel Street, between Harvey and Sutherland Avenues, will re-open at 5 p.m. Nov. 29, along with Saucier Avenue between Richter and Ethel ...

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Ethel Street to reopen Wednesday | News | kelownadailycourier.ca - The Daily Courier

Fri Nov 24 2017 7:34pm

Ethel Street to reopen Wednesday | News | kelownadailycourier.ca
The Daily Courier
After months of closure, Ethel Street between Highway 97 and Sutherland Avenue will reopen at 5 p.m. on Wednesday.

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Ethel Street to reopen in Kelowna as upgrade work wraps up ... - Kelowna Capital News

Fri Nov 24 2017 7:00pm

Ethel Street to reopen in Kelowna as upgrade work wraps up ...
Kelowna Capital News
With work wrapping up on phase three of the Ethel Street Active Transportation Corridor, the City of Kelowna says Ethel Street, between Harvey and Sutherland ...

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Tesla wants to electrify big trucks, adding to its ambitions - Frederick News Post

Fri Nov 24 2017 4:15pm

Frederick News Post

Tesla wants to electrify big trucks, adding to its ambitions
Frederick News Post
The move fits with Musk's stated goal for the company of accelerating the shift to sustainable transportation. Trucks account for nearly a quarter of transportation-related greenhouse gas emissions in the U.S., according to government statistics. But ...

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Dreams of Human-Powered Flight: The Myth of Daedalus - Ancient Origins

Fri Nov 24 2017 2:09pm

Dreams of Human-Powered Flight: The Myth of Daedalus
Ancient Origins
Daedalus, the legendary inventor of ancient Greek myth, joined the court of Minos, the ruler of Crete, as the king's star engineer. Daedalus was credited with creating myriad marvels, from carpenter's tools to animated statues. It was Daedalus who ...

Maple Ridge looking at limiting cycling on sidewalks - BCLocalNews

Fri Nov 24 2017 1:22pm

BCLocalNews

Maple Ridge looking at limiting cycling on sidewalks
BCLocalNews
Maple Ridge council is looking at dialing back its bylaw that allows people to cycle on sidewalks. A report to council from the city's active transportation advisory committee recommends banning biking on sidewalks on 224th Street, from North Avenue to ...

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So, BMW Wants to Build Networks of Elevated Cycling Paths - WIRED

Fri Nov 24 2017 8:01am

WIRED

So, BMW Wants to Build Networks of Elevated Cycling Paths
WIRED
If you're wondering why regular, human-powered bikes don't seem welcome—well, BMW doesn't make those. Like a well-designed highway, the E3 Way would feature ramps and sluice systems to handle merging. Video surveillance and artificial intelligence ...

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Trails plan moves to County Council for adoption - The Herald Journal

Thu Nov 23 2017 7:28pm

Trails plan moves to County Council for adoption
The Herald Journal
On Tuesday night, county residents have another opportunity to weigh in on the comprehensive master plan for the future of trails and active transportation in the valley. After months of public meetings and work sessions, Cache County Trails Planner ...

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