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Active Transportation, Human-Powered

Pilot program aims to make Mid City streets safer for pedestrian, bike, public transit - The Advocate

Fri Sep 29 2017 12:40am

The Advocate

Pilot program aims to make Mid City streets safer for pedestrian, bike, public transit
The Advocate
AARP executive committee member Jeanne George, left, and Metro Council member Donna Collins-Lewis, right, co-chairs of Baton Rouge's Sustainable Transportation Action Committee (STAC), speak at an unveiling of its pilot project for safe walking, ...

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Fontana to receive $1.9 million grant for sidewalk improvements - San Bernardino County Sun

Thu Sep 28 2017 7:21pm

San Bernardino County Sun

Fontana to receive $1.9 million grant for sidewalk improvements
San Bernardino County Sun
Fontana will receive a $1.9 million dollar grant for the Safe Routes to School project as part of California's 2017 Active Transportation Program. The project will improve pathways for over 5,000 students to walk or bike to eight schools located on ...

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Complete Streets plan unveiled to make Mid City, north Baton Rouge pedestrian safe - Greater Baton Rouge Business Report

Thu Sep 28 2017 3:31pm

Complete Streets plan unveiled to make Mid City, north Baton Rouge pedestrian safe
Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
The recommendations—from the Sustainable Transportation Action Committee—call for walkways, bike lanes and multiuse paths, among other things, in the area bordered by Acadian Thruway, Gus Young and Lobdell avenues, and Government Street.

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Walk, Wheel and Wear Yellow on October 4 - Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (blog)

Thu Sep 28 2017 2:22pm

Walk, Wheel and Wear Yellow on October 4
Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (blog)
walk wheel wear yellow day HWDSB is calling on students, staff and community to search their closets for bright yellow shirts in support of International Walk (Wheel) to School Day on October 4. All year, HWDSB promotes and encourages its communities ...

Walk, Wheel and Wear Yellow on October 4 - Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (blog)

Thu Sep 28 2017 2:22pm

Walk, Wheel and Wear Yellow on October 4
Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (blog)
All year, HWDSB promotes and encourages its communities to utilize active and sustainable transportation. On Wear Yellow Day or International Walk (Wheel) to School Day, HWDSB is challenging its communities to step up to the plate by wearing yellow and ...

Blue Zones encourages active transportation - NRToday.com

Thu Sep 28 2017 11:05am

NRToday.com

Blue Zones encourages active transportation
NRToday.com
The city used urban renewal funding for the most recent downtown Roseburg project and ODOT funded the Highway 138 Corridor Solutions Project, both of which used concepts of active transportation. While Colley said there is not a lot of funding ...

Washington City adopts active transportation plan - St George News

Thu Sep 28 2017 10:04am

St George News

Washington City adopts active transportation plan
St George News
Active transportation is defined as human-powered transportation, such as walking and biking. Advocates routinely cite the economical, environmental and health-promoting benefits of active transportation. Due to the movement's growing popularity many ...

Washington City adopts active transportation plan - St George News

Thu Sep 28 2017 10:04am

St George News

Washington City adopts active transportation plan
St George News
Active transportation is defined as human-powered transportation, such as walking and biking. Advocates routinely cite the economical, environmental and health-promoting benefits of active transportation. Due to the movement's growing popularity many ...

Committee outlines improvements for safer walking,biking paths to city of Baton Rouge - WAFB.com

Thu Sep 28 2017 4:02am

Committee outlines improvements for safer walking,biking paths to city of Baton Rouge
WAFB.com
The Baton Rouge Sustainable Transportation Action Committee (STAC) has developed an innovative pilot project that utilizes a comprehensive approach to implementing infrastructure improvements which address safety, convenience, and connectivity ...

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Sustainable tourism devt initiatives will make Rwanda more competitive - The New Times

Wed Sep 27 2017 4:10pm

The New Times

Sustainable tourism devt initiatives will make Rwanda more competitive
The New Times
Rwanda has been lauded for its efforts toward sustainable tourism development by promoting eco-villages and sustainable real estate construction, sustainable home-stays and wildlife viewing in its national parks, as well as the sustainable ...

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Kristan: ND needs stronger laws related to distracted and impaired driving - INFORUM

Wed Sep 27 2017 3:04pm

INFORUM

Kristan: ND needs stronger laws related to distracted and impaired driving
INFORUM
Fargo has shown great promise in its efforts to implement the 5 E's of active transportation (equity is now the 6th E of active transportation) and is an example that other cities in North Dakota may want to follow. Grand Forks and Bismarck are as well ...

Glencoe retains group to develop walking, biking plan - Chicago Tribune

Wed Sep 27 2017 1:02pm

Chicago Tribune

Glencoe retains group to develop walking, biking plan
Chicago Tribune
Ron Burke, executive director of the Active Transportation Alliance, testifies at the Sept. 19 Glencoe Village Board meeting, when the village approved entering into an agreement with his group to develop a walking and biking plan for Glencoe. (Daniel I.

Students 'winging it' in first Pedal Prix - Port Lincoln Times

Wed Sep 27 2017 12:08pm

Port Lincoln Times

Students 'winging it' in first Pedal Prix
Port Lincoln Times
Navigator College students headed to Murray Bridge at the weekend to compete in the UniSA Australian Human Powered vehicle (HPV) Super Series for the first time. Two teams competed on the 1.7-kilometre pedal prix circuit over 24 hours, against 203 ...

'Default' drivers urged to look at more sustainable transportation options - TheRecord.com

Wed Sep 27 2017 8:23am

TheRecord.com

'Default' drivers urged to look at more sustainable transportation options
TheRecord.com
That's why he and other panel members, including representatives from Community Carshare, Community Access Bikeshare and the Waterloo Region Electric Vehicle Association, urged the audience to advocate for sustainable transportation. They urged ...

Is Bengaluru's bus system an intelligence failure? - India Climate Dialogue

Wed Sep 27 2017 7:45am

India Climate Dialogue

Is Bengaluru's bus system an intelligence failure?
India Climate Dialogue
Somewhat surprisingly, Bengaluru's Intelligent Transport System (ITS) for buses — the first of its kind in India — has been shortlisted with four other cities worldwide in the sustainable transportation category by the C40 Cities Bloomberg ...

Let's walk & wheel to school - Castanet.net

Tue Sep 26 2017 8:34pm

Castanet.net

Let's walk & wheel to school
Castanet.net
Students, parents, teachers and school staff are encouraged to join their peers from across the globe in walking or using other forms of active transportation to get to school for a day, a week or the entire month. Vernon families are encouraged to ...

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Regional Planning Commission wants input on transportation plan - Lima Ohio

Tue Sep 26 2017 6:30pm

Regional Planning Commission wants input on transportation plan
Lima Ohio
LIMA — The Lima Allen County Regional Planning Commission is seeking public comment on its draft Active Transportation Plan. The plan is available for a 21-day public review period and can be found at the County Commissioners Office, the Allen County ...

October is International Walk and Wheel to School Month - Vernon Morning Star

Tue Sep 26 2017 4:46pm

Vernon Morning Star

October is International Walk and Wheel to School Month
Vernon Morning Star
In fact, the 2016 ParticipACTION Report on Physical Activity for Children and Youth gave Canada a D grade in active transportation with only 24 per cent of Canadian children walking to school. That's why this fall, the City of Vernon wants its ...

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Air NZ's digital human steals the show in Los Angeles - FutureFive NZ

Tue Sep 26 2017 3:02pm

FutureFive NZ

Air NZ's digital human steals the show in Los Angeles
FutureFive NZ
Air New Zealand has teamed up with Soul Machines, to showcase a digital human powered by artificial intelligence at a recent event in Los Angeles with a view to exploring how this fast-evolving technology can help travellers. Sophie the digital human, ...

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The Winter Wildlands Alliance releases trailer for the 13th annual Backcountry Film Festival - Backcountry

Tue Sep 26 2017 11:08am

Backcountry

The Winter Wildlands Alliance releases trailer for the 13th annual Backcountry Film Festival
Backcountry
And while films can be submitted from any country, they must all share a common theme—the human-powered backcountry winter experience. To learn more about this year's festival, we chatted with Keili Bell, the Backcountry Film Festival Producer and ...

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