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Letchworth, Greenway Trail hosting 'First Day' hikes - The Livingston County News

Trails & Parks - Sat Dec 23 2017 11:25am

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Letchworth, Greenway Trail hosting 'First Day' hikes
The Livingston County News
First Day. Four hikes are scheduled Jan. 1 at Letchworth State Park. Registration for the hikes begins at 12:30 p.m. from Humphrey Nature Center. ARTICLE OPTIONS. A A. print this article. e-mail this article. Letchworth State Park will participate ...
CT State Parks Celebrates the New Year with First Day Hikes across the state on January 1, 2018HamletHub

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Petawawa section now open - The North Bay Nugget

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Sat Dec 23 2017 10:48am

The North Bay Nugget

Petawawa section now open
The North Bay Nugget
Local dignitaries, active transportation advocates and snowmobile and ATV organizations were on hand Friday for a ribbon cutting at the trail's intersection with Murphy Road to dedicate a small section of the 219-kilometre Algonquin Trail which runs ...

Rails To Trails To Host Commemoration Ceremony Sunday - Jamestown Post Journal

Trails & Parks - Sat Dec 23 2017 12:02am

Jamestown Post Journal

Rails To Trails To Host Commemoration Ceremony Sunday
Jamestown Post Journal
Every year, the group convenes at the Prospect Station Trailhead on Christmas Eve to visit the site of the Cross-Cut Railroad disaster in Portland on Dec. 24, 1872. This year's event will be held Sunday. “This is an unfortunate event that happened in ...

Algonquin Trail opens in Petawawa - Pembroke Daily Observer

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Fri Dec 22 2017 1:01pm

Pembroke Daily Observer

Algonquin Trail opens in Petawawa
Pembroke Daily Observer
In the photo are (left to right) County CAO Jim Hutton, Petawawa CAO Dan Scissons, Ottawa Valley Tourist Association (OVTA) vice-president Cyndy Phillips, County forestry/GIS manager Jason Davis, Renfrew County ATV (RCATV) Club directors Dwight Panke ...

How driverless cars will change travel - Phys.Org

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Fri Dec 22 2017 7:50am

Phys.Org

How driverless cars will change travel
Phys.Org
For answers, we went to Lewis Fulton, co-director at the Sustainable Transportation Energy Pathways program of Institute of Transportation Studies at UC Davis. He and his team have plotted scenarios for what our transportation could look like in the ...

Our View: The fact lawyers are joining rail trail fight is a worrisome sign - Fall River Herald News

Trails & Parks - Fri Dec 22 2017 6:39am

Fall River Herald News

Our View: The fact lawyers are joining rail trail fight is a worrisome sign
Fall River Herald News
The Alliance to Save the Trail has retained a law firm to represent it in the fight to keep a road from crossing and running alongside the Quequechan River Rail Trail. This newspaper has given a lot of space to the trail, from the first notion that ...

North Bend rail trail plans change - Parkersburg News

Trails & Parks - Fri Dec 22 2017 12:02am

Parkersburg News

North Bend rail trail plans change
Parkersburg News
The concern now is bicycle traffic having to use some portion of W.Va. 47 to reach the connecting trails into Parkersburg. “We will be working on some alternative ways to get that bicycle traffic up to that park-and-ride and then join onto the rail ...

First Night Tacoma Features Family-Friendly Activities All the Way to Midnight - southsoundtalk.com

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Thu Dec 21 2017 10:25pm

southsoundtalk.com

First Night Tacoma Features Family-Friendly Activities All the Way to Midnight
southsoundtalk.com
Teams of human-powered “dogsleds” will race 400 yards to the finish line—all to welcome 2018 as the Year of the Dog. Admission is free for all outdoor events. Admission to indoor venues requires a button, available for $12 presale, $15 on Dec. 31 ...

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How driverless cars will change travel - University of California

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Thu Dec 21 2017 8:31pm

University of California

How driverless cars will change travel
University of California
The idea of a completely autonomous vehicle is exciting — and a bit scary. As we envision future advancements on the road, many would like to know just how much driverless cars could change human travel. For answers, we went to Lewis Fulton, co ...

New bike lanes to give cyclists 'higher priority' in downtown Fredericton - CBC.ca

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Thu Dec 21 2017 12:27pm

CBC.ca

New bike lanes to give cyclists 'higher priority' in downtown Fredericton
CBC.ca
New bike lanes could be coming to Fredericton's downtown core as early as 2018, improving active transportation and keeping cyclists safe on city streets. A one-way bike lane loop for cyclists, which city staff are calling a pilot project, would ...

City tentatively talks about dockless bike-sharing - Austin Monitor

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Thu Dec 21 2017 1:15am

Austin Monitor

City tentatively talks about dockless bike-sharing
Austin Monitor
The Austin Transportation Department is taking a studious approach to the dockless bike-sharing companies that have swooped into cities throughout the world in 2017. Active Transportation Program Manager Laura Dierenfield brought the Bicycle Advisory ...

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ART: Art on the rail trail - Carlisle Sentinel

Trails & Parks - Wed Dec 20 2017 5:45pm

Carlisle Sentinel

ART: Art on the rail trail
Carlisle Sentinel
Environmental art combines traditional art theories and processes with resources and materials from nature, often in outdoor settings, integrating ecological methods. The combination of art and environmentalism can produce powerful results. In this ...

Marion County rail trail expansion moves forward - WDTV

Trails & Parks - Wed Dec 20 2017 5:24pm

WDTV

Marion County rail trail expansion moves forward
WDTV
FAIRMONT, W.Va. (WDTV)-- If you use the rail trail to exercise in Marion County, you have probably noticed a break in the trail where both ends do not connect. The good news is the county is applying for a $150,000 grant to complete and connect the ...

"This is not a fair and even playing field" - Goulburn Post

Trails & Parks - Wed Dec 20 2017 5:12pm

Goulburn Post

"This is not a fair and even playing field"
Goulburn Post
Goulburn to Crookwell Rail Trail Inc Chairman and Goulburn Mulwaree Council mayor Bob Kirk has criticised the government's lack of transparency surrounding key rail trail policy amendments following news the project might be at a standstill. The ...

Giveback Dinner boosts local leg of Marquette Greenway trail - Harborcountry News

Trails & Parks - Wed Dec 20 2017 4:27pm

Harborcountry News

Giveback Dinner boosts local leg of Marquette Greenway trail
Harborcountry News
Hamilton said the Marquette Greenway Trail also will provide a safe place to jog and walk. Once the route has been determined, Hamilton said she will help apply for state and federal grants to move the project toward completion. Mitch Barloga of the ...

'The Grand Tour's' Rose Bowl parade float will be ... human-powered? - Autoweek

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Wed Dec 20 2017 4:14pm

Autoweek

'The Grand Tour's' Rose Bowl parade float will be ... human-powered?
Autoweek
“The Grand Tour” is taking its wacky sense of humor to millions of television sets during this year's Rose Parade. While using a car -- maybe a McLaren or Lamborghini -- to power the float would make perfect sense for a car-based television show, the ...

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City council vetoes mayor's rail trail override - Fall River Herald News

Trails & Parks - Wed Dec 20 2017 3:45pm

City council vetoes mayor's rail trail override
Fall River Herald News
FALL RIVER — Mayor Jasiel Correia II's veto over a City Council order directing the administration to go to court and remove a controversial easement along the Quequechan River Rail Trail received an override by the council on Tuesday during the last ...

Maynard Girl Scouts propose projects for rail trail - Wicked Local Maynard

Trails & Parks - Wed Dec 20 2017 3:13pm

Wicked Local Maynard

Maynard Girl Scouts propose projects for rail trail
Wicked Local Maynard
Fifth-graders from Maynard Junior Girl Scout Troop 78055 discussed some proposed projects for the Assabet River Rail Trail at the Dec. 19 Board of Selectmen meeting. The projects would help them qualify for the Bronze Award, the highest award a Junior ...

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Guilford To Scrap Shoreline Greenway Trail Grant - Patch.com

Trails & Parks - Wed Dec 20 2017 2:32pm

Patch.com

Guilford To Scrap Shoreline Greenway Trail Grant
Patch.com
18th meeting, voted unanimously to have newly-elected First Selectman Matt Hoey write a letter to the state stating "with regret" that Guilford would not be using previously allocated grant funds for the Shoreline Greenway Trail. The trail project has ...

FuelCell Energy and Toyota Collaborate on Sustainable Transportation Fuel Project - Infosurhoy

Active Transportation, Human-Powered - Wed Dec 20 2017 1:45pm

FuelCell Energy and Toyota Collaborate on Sustainable Transportation Fuel Project
Infosurhoy
FuelCell Energy, an international company dealing with clean, innovative, and economical fuel cell solutions for the supply, recovery, and storage of energy, has just reported the execution of a hydrogen and power off-take agreement with Toyota ...

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