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Active Transportation, Human-Powered

City working group to launch campaign encouraging kids and parents to use active transportation methods - The Beacon Herald

Tue Nov 21 2017 5:24pm

The Beacon Herald

City working group to launch campaign encouraging kids and parents to use active transportation methods
The Beacon Herald
City Coun. Kathy Vassilakos stands with her bike outside of St. Aloysius Roman Catholic School. The school is one of two in the city selected to be part of a pilot project that aims to encourage kids to walk or ride their bicycles to school. (JONATHAN ...

Deadline nears for Route 9 public survey - The Journal News | LoHud.com

Tue Nov 21 2017 6:00am

The Journal News | LoHud.com

Deadline nears for Route 9 public survey
The Journal News | LoHud.com
The deadline for residents to chime in on plans for a more bicycle-friendly stretch of Route 9 along the Hudson River is fast approaching. A consortium of five rivertowns have given locals until Dec. 5 to share their thoughts on The Route 9 Active ...

In search of social enterprise in Myanmar, India and Nepal - Pioneers Post (press release) (blog)

Tue Nov 21 2017 4:00am

Pioneers Post (press release) (blog)

In search of social enterprise in Myanmar, India and Nepal
Pioneers Post (press release) (blog)
In part two of their photo diary, Katie Moss and Joseph Thomas complete their 10,000km purpose-driven, human-powered expedition from Vietnam to Nepal. In this second leg, they begin in Myanmar, travel through north-east India and finish in Nepal ...

How To... - DAWN.com

Sun Nov 19 2017 8:55pm

How To...
DAWN.com
This photo provided by Tesla shows the new electric semitractor-trailer unveiled last Thursday. The move fits with Tesla CEO Elon Musk's stated goal for the company of accelerating the shift to sustainable transportation.—Tesla via AP. If you're the ...

Arcata Christens New Stretch of Humboldt Bay Trail - Lost Coast Outpost

Sun Nov 19 2017 5:25pm

Lost Coast Outpost

Arcata Christens New Stretch of Humboldt Bay Trail
Lost Coast Outpost
The three-mile stretch was opened to the public this morning during an official ribbon-cutting ceremony performed by Arcata Mayor Susan Ornelas. The trail, funded by the Caltrans Active Transportation Program, is the latest addition to the proposed 13 ...

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Tesla wants to electrify big trucks - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Sat Nov 18 2017 3:07pm

Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Tesla wants to electrify big trucks
Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
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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Tesla plugs its electric truck - Concord Monitor

Fri Nov 17 2017 11:19pm

Concord Monitor

Tesla plugs its electric truck
Concord Monitor
This photo provided by Tesla shows the interior overview of the new electric semitractor-trailer unveiled on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. The move fits with Tesla CEO Elon Musk's stated goal for the company of accelerating the shift to sustainable ...

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Tesla's Musk unveils electric tractor-trailer - The Columbian

Fri Nov 17 2017 9:51pm

The Columbian

Tesla's Musk unveils electric tractor-trailer
The Columbian
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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Upgrades to These Six Bus Routes Would Improve Transit Citywide - Streetsblog Chicago (blog)

Fri Nov 17 2017 4:25pm

Streetsblog Chicago (blog)

Upgrades to These Six Bus Routes Would Improve Transit Citywide
Streetsblog Chicago (blog)
The Active Transportation Alliance's new study on boosting bus ridership, funded by the TransitCenter foundation, recommends that CTA bus lines across the city should be sped up using a combination of priority at intersections, dedicated lanes, and ...

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#LorainProud building momentum for action in 2018 - The Morning Journal

Fri Nov 17 2017 3:40pm

The Morning Journal

#LorainProud building momentum for action in 2018
The Morning Journal
#LorainProud building momentum for action in 2018. Breakout sessions were held during Lorain Proud's final charrette meeting of the year, held at Lorain Historical Society's Carnegie Center, Nov. 16, 2017. Here a group discusses ideas to build upon the ...

Vernon moves at record pace - Vernon Morning Star

Fri Nov 17 2017 3:18pm

Vernon moves at record pace
Vernon Morning Star
During the month of October the City of Vernon partnered with four elementary schools to celebrate International Walk and Wheel to School Month (iWalk/iWheel), an annual global event that promotes the benefits of active travel to school. Students who ...

Vernon Students and Families Choose Active Transportation to School - InfoTel News Ltd

Thu Nov 16 2017 6:38pm

Vernon Students and Families Choose Active Transportation to School
InfoTel News Ltd
During the month of October the City of Vernon partnered with four elementary schools to celebrate International Walk and Wheel to School Month (iWalk/iWheel), an annual global event that promotes the benefits of active travel to school. Students who ...

Sego Athlete's Film Selected For Winter Wildlands Alliance Backcountry Film Festival - SGB Media (press release) (blog)

Wed Nov 15 2017 6:39pm

Sego Athlete's Film Selected For Winter Wildlands Alliance Backcountry Film Festival
SGB Media (press release) (blog)
And while films can be submitted from any country, they must all share a common theme — the human-powered backcountry winter experience. Mark Ortiz's film, Idaho 12ver Project, chronicles his attempt to climb, ski and film all nine of Idaho's 12,000 ...

HyperXite Looks to Revolutionize a Future Affordable and Sustainable Transportation - New University

Wed Nov 15 2017 4:49am

New University

HyperXite Looks to Revolutionize a Future Affordable and Sustainable Transportation
New University
In August 2017, on a warm, sunny day, a team of 15 engineers anxiously watched as they launched their version of a Hyperloop pod, a new concept of transportation, through a vacuum chamber test. That day, HyperXite, UC Irvine's Hyperloop team, placed ...

Saanich moves active transportation plan forward - BCLocalNews

Tue Nov 14 2017 1:21pm

BCLocalNews

Saanich moves active transportation plan forward
BCLocalNews
It presents the draft of the long-term plan that will guide Saanich's planning for active transportation, such as walking and cycling for the next 30 years and beyond,. Saanich launched this project under the title of Moving Saanich Forward in late ...

“Pop Team Epic” Anime Seeks 2 Human-Powered Copy-Pasters - Gears Of Biz

Tue Nov 14 2017 9:35am

Gears Of Biz

“Pop Team Epic” Anime Seeks 2 Human-Powered Copy-Pasters
Gears Of Biz
Weird web comic turned equally weird anime Pop Team Epic is keeping the weirdness flowing by looking for a pair of part-time workers who will perform the role of “human-powered copy-pasters” for a one-day gig in December of 2017. The job will pay a ...

City OKs update for trail plans - Fairmont Sentinel

Tue Nov 14 2017 1:03am

City OKs update for trail plans
Fairmont Sentinel
FAIRMONT — In 2013, Fairmont adopted an active transportation plan, outlining a walking and bicycling trail system throughout the city. A recent grant from the Statewide Health Improvement Program has allowed for the plan to be updated, and the City ...

Dude, Where's My Car? San Francisco's New Gross Floor Area Definition Furthers Sustainable Transportation Goals - JD Supra (press release)

Sun Nov 12 2017 3:37pm

JD Supra (press release)

Dude, Where's My Car? San Francisco's New Gross Floor Area Definition Furthers Sustainable Transportation Goals
JD Supra (press release)
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is considering minor modifications to the Planning Code definition of Gross Floor Area. The Planning Department characterizes these changes as “good government” measures to clarify the Code and further the City's ...

United Kingdom inventor sets human powered jet suit record - Gears Of Biz

Sun Nov 12 2017 9:32am

Gears Of Biz

United Kingdom inventor sets human powered jet suit record
Gears Of Biz
During the record attempt, which took place over a lake at Lagoona Park in Reading, Browning – a former royal marine reservist and founder of technology firm Gravity Industries – achieved a speed of 32.02mph (51.53km/h). By that point though it didn't ...

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IT SENIOR DEVELOPER, LOTS GROUP - Ny Teknik

Sun Nov 12 2017 2:41am

IT SENIOR DEVELOPER, LOTS GROUP
Ny Teknik
Join the future – LOTS Solution Engineering, in order to perform ground-breaking work regarding new services for connected vehicles and sustainable transportation. Today every vehicle leaving the factories is equipped with a IoT communication platform ...

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