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Mush! Human-powered sled race will celebrate Year of the Dog at Tacoma First Night festival - The News Tribune

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Thu Dec 28 2017 10:31am

The News Tribune

Mush! Human-powered sled race will celebrate Year of the Dog at Tacoma First Night festival
The News Tribune
But the 13-year-old won't be depending on snow conditions or huskies to win his race. Instead, it'll be his Boy Scout troop that determines his success — possibly including his older brother. “I think I'm going to be yelling some of those commands ...

Work on two more Kickapoo Rail Trail segments to start in 2018 - Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Trails & Parks - Thu Dec 28 2017 8:06am

Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Work on two more Kickapoo Rail Trail segments to start in 2018
Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette
JOSEPH — Construction will begin in 2018 on two small segments of the Kickapoo Rail Trail in both Champaign and Vermilion counties. They'll eventually be added to the 6.7-mile section — the first phase of the 24-mile trail to be completed — that was ...

Yellow Springs gets grant money for safety of walkers, bikers - Dayton Daily News

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Wed Dec 27 2017 2:32pm

Dayton Daily News

Yellow Springs gets grant money for safety of walkers, bikers
Dayton Daily News
Bill Lackey/Staff. The village of Yellow Springs is among the first Ohio communities to get funding through a new state initiative aimed at improving safety for walkers and bicyclists. Yellow Springs received $65,000. The village is one of 30 Ohio ...

Bourne Briefs: Special committee recommended to look at rail trail options - Wicked Local Bourne

Trails & Parks - Wed Dec 27 2017 12:11pm

Bourne Briefs: Special committee recommended to look at rail trail options
Wicked Local Bourne
Town Administrator Thomas Guerino said December 19 that selectmen should consider forming a special committee to evaluate the more intricate aspects of the Bourne Rail Trail proposal that would extend the Shining Sea Bikeway from North Falmouth to the ...

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Construction Kick Off Today Marks Phase II of Brevard Zoo Linear Park Extension - SpaceCoastDaily.com

Trails & Parks - Wed Dec 27 2017 12:05am

SpaceCoastDaily.com

Construction Kick Off Today Marks Phase II of Brevard Zoo Linear Park Extension
SpaceCoastDaily.com
In November 2000, a Parks and Recreation referendum for recreational improvements was approved by voters in South Brevard. One of those projects was the construction and design of the Brevard Zoo Linear Park, which was done in partnership with the ...

Plans to extend Ukiah's Rail Trail to the south moving forward - Ukiah Daily Journal

Trails & Parks - Tue Dec 26 2017 6:53pm

Ukiah Daily Journal

Plans to extend Ukiah's Rail Trail to the south moving forward
Ukiah Daily Journal
The Ukiah City Council this month approved spending more than $250,000 to prepare bid documents for the next phase of the Rail Trail. The expenditure was listed on the City Council's consent calendar for its Dec. 20 meeting, and has staff recommending ...

Plans to extend Ukiah's Rail Trail to the south moving forward - Ukiah Daily Journal

Trails & Parks - Tue Dec 26 2017 6:53pm

Plans to extend Ukiah's Rail Trail to the south moving forward
Ukiah Daily Journal
The Ukiah City Council this month approved spending more than $250,000 to prepare bid documents for the next phase of the Rail Trail. The expenditure was listed on the City Council's consent calendar for its Dec. 20 meeting, and has staff recommending ...

Catherine Ciarlo named manager of PBOT's Active Transportation and Safety Division - BikePortland.org

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Tue Dec 26 2017 6:09pm

BikePortland.org

Catherine Ciarlo named manager of PBOT's Active Transportation and Safety Division
BikePortland.org
Catherine Ciarlo, a familiar name in Portland planning and transportation circles, has been chosen to lead a key division within the Portland Bureau of Transportation. PBOT announced Friday afternoon that Ciarlo is the new Active Transportation and ...

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City monitoring vibrations from San Pedro Creek construction project - WOAI

Trails & Parks - Tue Dec 26 2017 4:04pm

WOAI

City monitoring vibrations from San Pedro Creek construction project
WOAI
SAN ANTONIO - For 15 months work crews have been pounding away at rock and soil to widen San Pedro Creek into a linear park with walls and walkways. Lydia Garza says the non-stop noise and rumbling has been difficult to live with for tenants in the ...

An Early-Stage Electric Vehicle Manufacturer in an Extremely High-Growth Market - MENAFN.COM

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Tue Dec 26 2017 1:55pm

An Early-Stage Electric Vehicle Manufacturer in an Extremely High-Growth Market
MENAFN.COM
December 26, 2017 (Investorideas.com Newswire) Hunter Diamond, CFA, founder of Diamond Equity Research, profiles a company that he believes offers investors a unique opportunity to invest in the clean, renewable and sustainable transportation market ...

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Sale marks new era for rail trail - Otago Daily Times

Trails & Parks - Tue Dec 26 2017 11:10am

Otago Daily Times

Sale marks new era for rail trail
Otago Daily Times
Mr Grubb will stay on as a consultant to Trail Journeys during those two years. The sale price and Trail Journeys' turnover figures are not being released publicly, but Mr Grubb says the move signals a new era for the business he believes will reap ...

Ford OjO Commuter Scooters To Debut At CES 2018 - Nibletz

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Tue Dec 26 2017 10:45am

Nibletz

Ford OjO Commuter Scooters To Debut At CES 2018
Nibletz
Since 2014 California startup OjO Commuter Scooters has been working on developing a new form of sustainable transportation for the bike lane. OjO Commuter Scooters are stylish, powerful and leave zero carbon footprint, something everyone can get ...

$40k donated to maintain Rail Trail - Monadnock Ledger Transcript

Trails & Parks - Tue Dec 26 2017 8:17am

Monadnock Ledger Transcript

$40k donated to maintain Rail Trail
Monadnock Ledger Transcript
Snow is falling on the Mason Rail Trail, turning it from a popular walking path to a popular snowmobiling track. And with a generous donation to keep up trail maintenance, damage from a late October rainstorm won't be able to keep winter sportsman off ...

Caboose at Linear Park undergoing restoration - Brownsville Herald

Trails & Parks - Mon Dec 25 2017 11:12pm

Brownsville Herald

Caboose at Linear Park undergoing restoration
Brownsville Herald
Restoration project manager Fernando San Miguel gives a tour of the newly painted 1940's red caboose at Linear Park in Brownsville. Buy this photo. Posted: Monday, December 25, 2017 10:03 pm. Caboose at Linear Park undergoing restoration By KAILA ...

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Caboose at Linear Park undergoing restoration - Brownsville Herald

Trails & Parks - Mon Dec 25 2017 11:12pm

Brownsville Herald

Caboose at Linear Park undergoing restoration
Brownsville Herald
The gates surrounding the red caboose in Linear Park will be gone sometime in the spring once the Brownsville Preservation Society is done restoring it. Cabooses are at the end of a freight train and provide shelter for the crew. BPS has been planning ...

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The Draft 2040: County Regional Transportation Plan - Aptos Times

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Mon Dec 25 2017 9:11pm

Aptos Times

The Draft 2040: County Regional Transportation Plan
Aptos Times
This 2040 Regional Transportation Plan (The “2040 RTP”) is the RTC's comprehensive planning document that provides guidance for transportation policy and projects through the year 2040. The 2040 RTP is based on a sustainability framework using the ...

Bike bridge to connect 2 towns on Cape Cod Rail Trail - Cape Cod Times

Trails & Parks - Mon Dec 25 2017 6:21pm

Cape Cod Times

Bike bridge to connect 2 towns on Cape Cod Rail Trail
Cape Cod Times
SOUTH YARMOUTH — A pedestrian and bicycle bridge intended for a gap in the Cape Cod Rail Trail between North Main Street and Bass River will likely be installed in the first or second week of January, according to the Massachusetts Department of ...

Bike bridge to connect 2 towns on rail trail - Cape Cod Times

Trails & Parks - Mon Dec 25 2017 6:21pm

Cape Cod Times

Bike bridge to connect 2 towns on rail trail
Cape Cod Times
SOUTH YARMOUTH — A pedestrian and bicycle bridge intended for a gap in the Cape Cod Rail Trail between North Main Street and Bass River will likely be installed in the first or second week of January, according to the Massachusetts Department of ...

LIST: Rail trail vision still rolling despite train talk - Northern Star

Trails & Parks - Sun Dec 24 2017 1:06pm

Northern Star

LIST: Rail trail vision still rolling despite train talk
Northern Star
PLANS to create a world class rail trail from Casino to Murwillumbah are still very much alive despite talk that a commuter train service might one day return to the line. The new Byron Bay solar train service, owned by Elements of Byron, has sparked ...

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OCTA seeks feedback on active transportation survey - Orange County Breeze

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Sat Dec 23 2017 3:04pm

OCTA seeks feedback on active transportation survey
Orange County Breeze
The OC Active transportation survey, which can be accessed online at www.octa.net/OCActive, allows people to identify what they think would enhance active transportation facilities in the community. The 18-month plan began in March, and the final plan ...

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