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Public Officials, Advocates and National Experts Join Rails-to-Trails Conservancy at First TrailNation™ Summit - PR Newswire (press release)

Trails & Parks - Wed Jan 3 2018 2:39pm

Public Officials, Advocates and National Experts Join Rails-to-Trails Conservancy at First TrailNation™ Summit
PR Newswire (press release)
3, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) announced details for the 2018 TrailNation Summit—a first-of-its-kind gathering that will convene the best thinkers, leaders and doers focused on making a more connected ...

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Dormant DL&W Rail Line will become a Greenway and Linear Park ... - Buffalo Rising

Trails & Parks - Wed Jan 3 2018 9:55am

Buffalo Rising

Dormant DL&W Rail Line will become a Greenway and Linear Park ...
Buffalo Rising
This past July, we discussed the potential of connecting land along the Buffalo River, to create a greenway that would essentially utilize fallow land along the former DL&W rail line (see post). After I posted on the possible reuse of the land, as a ...

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Higgins on elevated park for Buffalo: 'This is going to get done' - The ... - Buffalo News

Trails & Parks - Wed Jan 3 2018 6:03am

Spectrum News

Higgins on elevated park for Buffalo: 'This is going to get done' - The ...
Buffalo News
Imagine hiking or biking along a 25-foot-high elevated nature trail between Canalside and SolarCity. The Western New York Land Conservancy — and many residents in the Old First Ward and the Valley — can. A roughly 1.5-mile linear park that runs along ...
A new beginning for an old rail corridor in the Queen City - WKBW ...WKBW-TV

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China kicks off its eighth annual Birdman competition - The News International

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Wed Jan 3 2018 1:55am

The News International

China kicks off its eighth annual Birdman competition
The News International
China held its unique annual Birdman competition for the eighth time this year, where a total of 17 teams were seen soaring through the skies with their unique human-powered hand gliders. This annual Chinese competition gave the participants a chance ...

Southwest In Motion Working Group Meeting (PBOT) - BikePortland.org

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Wed Jan 3 2018 12:30am

Southwest In Motion Working Group Meeting (PBOT)
BikePortland.org
Light snacks will be provided for committee members. * Bus tickets will be made available to committee members who need them. Project Description Southwest In Motion is a short-term refinement, prioritization and implementation strategy for planned ...

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Southwest In Motion Working Group Meeting (PBOT) - BikePortland.org

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Wed Jan 3 2018 12:30am

Southwest In Motion Working Group Meeting (PBOT)
BikePortland.org
Light snacks will be provided for committee members. * Bus tickets will be made available to committee members who need them. Project Description Southwest In Motion is a short-term refinement, prioritization and implementation strategy for planned ...

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Peterborough GreenUP offers eight money-saving, environmentally wise resolutions - Peterborough Examiner

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Wed Jan 3 2018 12:15am

Peterborough Examiner

Peterborough GreenUP offers eight money-saving, environmentally wise resolutions
Peterborough Examiner
What will your green New Year's resolution be? The weather can be chilly and windy but why not try ditching the car and choosing a more healthy, active way to work? Also, you can save a lot of money by choosing active transportation instead of driving ...

Cycling projects boosted by provincial dollars - Oshawa Express

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Wed Jan 3 2018 12:15am

Oshawa Express

Cycling projects boosted by provincial dollars
Oshawa Express
The City of Oshawa can the get wheels rolling on cycling infrastructure projects this year after receiving $525,000 in funding from the province. The money will be delivered through the Ontario Municipal Commuter Cycling Program, which is set to ...

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2017 a good year for the Holliston rail trail - MetroWest Daily News

Trails & Parks - Tue Jan 2 2018 9:07pm

MetroWest Daily News

2017 a good year for the Holliston rail trail
MetroWest Daily News
HOLLISTON – Holliston Trails Committee Chairman Robert Weidknecht started dreaming of a completed Holliston rail trail 20 years ago. “Throughout the years, I've heard all the naysayers. 'Oh, it'll never get done, it'll cost too much,'” said Weidknecht ...

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TGR Playgrounds: Foot Powered First Descents in Kluane National Park - Teton Gravity Research

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Tue Jan 2 2018 2:17pm

Teton Gravity Research

TGR Playgrounds: Foot Powered First Descents in Kluane National Park
Teton Gravity Research
Ever have one of those moments where you're absolutely terrified but it's too intense for you to even care? Yeah, picture this. I am staring down a 50-degree couloir, 2,000 feet above a glacier in the middle of the Yukon, trying to replace the crampons ...

Have 'wheel' fun in Portage - Winnipeg Free Press

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Tue Jan 2 2018 11:25am

Winnipeg Free Press

Have 'wheel' fun in Portage
Winnipeg Free Press
Co-chair of the Portage Active Transportation Committee Ian Wassink is also coordinator at the Greasy Chain, a volunteer community bicycle repair shop in a converted garage at the corner of 1st Street NW and Fisher Avenue. He said four weekend ...

Families add to rail trail bonanza - Otago Daily Times

Trails & Parks - Tue Jan 2 2018 11:08am

Otago Daily Times

Families add to rail trail bonanza
Otago Daily Times
''It's traditionally the time of year we do see more families on the trail together but this year there seems to be a few more.'' At the Oturehua Railway Hotel, owner Grahame Jones said he was ''up to my eyeballs'' in cyclists and walkers. ''It's been ...

If You Build It, They Will Come – Rail Trails and Heroin Trails ~ PAYING ATTENTION with TOM DUGGAN - The Valley Patriot

Trails & Parks - Mon Jan 1 2018 11:45pm

The Valley Patriot

If You Build It, They Will Come – Rail Trails and Heroin Trails ~ PAYING ATTENTION with TOM DUGGAN
The Valley Patriot
Last month, the state legislature approved giving Lawrence another $1.5M for … get this … improvements to the “rail trail”. For those who don't know what the “rail trail” is, check this out. Your local and state officials have been spending millions ...

Catonsville Rails to Trails carves a path of work, advocacy for 2018 - Baltimore Sun

Trails & Parks - Mon Jan 1 2018 6:01am

Baltimore Sun

Catonsville Rails to Trails carves a path of work, advocacy for 2018
Baltimore Sun
A 400-foot portion of the Short Line Trail is shown before it was developed into a trail in 2016. (Catonsville Times File). Libby SolomonContact ReporterCatonsville Times. Rails to Trails, the Catonsville nonprofit that is helping to turn historic ...

Kern COG: $3 million to bring Ridgecrest bicycling and pedestrian needs up to speed - Taft Midway Driller

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Sun Dec 31 2017 5:30am

Taft Midway Driller

Kern COG: $3 million to bring Ridgecrest bicycling and pedestrian needs up to speed
Taft Midway Driller
Kern COG: $3 million to bring Ridgecrest bicycling and pedestrian needs up to speed. Hide caption. Jessica Weston/Daily Independent Kern Council of Governments Regional Planner Peter W. Smith reports on Kern COG's Active Transportation Plan at the ...

Deadline nears for Route 9 public survey - Kaplan Herald

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Sun Dec 31 2017 4:05am

Deadline nears for Route 9 public survey
Kaplan Herald
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 ...

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Brownsville builds on hike-and-bike system - Brownsville Herald

Trails & Parks - Sat Dec 30 2017 11:17pm

Brownsville Herald

Brownsville builds on hike-and-bike system
Brownsville Herald
The West Rail Trail has been debated by the residents of Brownsville in recent years. The West Rail Trail was proposed back in 2016 to convert an eight-mile abandoned railroad corridor into a hike-and-bike trail. Brownsville City Commissioners, Cameron ...

SANDAG makes more than $30 million in grants available to fund smart growth and bike/pedestrian projects - Valley Roadrunner

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Fri Dec 29 2017 3:45pm

Valley Roadrunner

SANDAG makes more than $30 million in grants available to fund smart growth and bike/pedestrian projects
Valley Roadrunner
To incentivize projects that promote smart growth, as well as increase walking, biking, and transit usage, SANDAG is calling on local jurisdictions to submit applications for more than $30 million in competitive grants available under its TransNet ...

Q&A: OCTA's Paul Martin on the Orange County Active Transportation Plan - Streetsblog California (blog)

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Thu Dec 28 2017 7:16pm

Q&A: OCTA's Paul Martin on the Orange County Active Transportation Plan
Streetsblog California (blog)
OCTA has been working this year on its very first active transportation plan. The OC Active plan will identify areas throughout the county that have a high need for bicycle and pedestrian improvements. It will also provide an overview of work done by ...

Sheehy honored by Wisconsin Clean Cities - hngnews.com

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Thu Dec 28 2017 4:59pm

Sheehy honored by Wisconsin Clean Cities
hngnews.com
Wisconsin Clean Cities, a nonprofit organization serving the entire state of Wisconsin, is one of nearly 100 U.S. Department of Energy Clean Cities coalitions. The coalitions partner with members in the public, private and nonprofit sectors to reduce ...

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