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MnDOT Invites Public to Comment on Rules Governing Public Transit - Voice Of Alexandria (press release)

Tue Jan 16 2018 6:01pm

Voice Of Alexandria (press release)

MnDOT Invites Public to Comment on Rules Governing Public Transit
Voice Of Alexandria (press release)
ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Minnesota Department of Transportation is accepting public comments on rules governing public transit. Comments can be made by going to MnDOT's rulemaking webpage and clicking on the “comment on rules” section. MnDOT's Office of ...

Letters to the editor | St. Catharines Standard - St. Catharines Standard

Tue Jan 16 2018 3:55pm

St. Catharines Standard

Letters to the editor | St. Catharines Standard
St. Catharines Standard
Coun. Victor Pietrangelo's endorsement for bicycle lanes will be met with a cheer from Niagara's growing cycling community. He correctly identifies some of the constraints faced by staff tasked with suggesting modifications to existing infrastructure ...

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Driverless vehicles to run on roads in Masdar City - gulfnews.com

Tue Jan 16 2018 10:17am

gulfnews.com

Driverless vehicles to run on roads in Masdar City
gulfnews.com
Abu Dhabi: Driverless electric vehicles will transport residents in Masdar City in Abu Dhabi, in the world's first large-scale outdoor sustainable transportation system. Masdar, the Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, has selected French autonomous ...

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State lawmakers promote cycling - Northern Star Online

Tue Jan 16 2018 7:04am

Northern Star Online

State lawmakers promote cycling
Northern Star Online
DeKALB — Illinois lawmakers have made cycling the official state exercise and implemented several new laws to promote bicycle safety on the roads. Drivers can now pass bicyclists in no-passing zones to ensure the safety of the rider, and bicyclists ...

Greater Jakarta: Anies plans to return 'becak' to streets - Jakarta Post

Mon Jan 15 2018 3:37pm

Greater Jakarta: Anies plans to return 'becak' to streets
Jakarta Post
PREMIUM Jakartans can expect to see the long-banned becak (three-wheeled pedicabs) return to the city's streets with Governor Anies Baswedan signalling plans to bring back the human-powered vehicles. “People in Jakarta still need becak. Hence the city ...

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City of Arcata Beginning Active Transportation Program Project at Arcata Elementary School - Redheaded Blackbelt

Mon Jan 15 2018 9:36am

Redheaded Blackbelt

City of Arcata Beginning Active Transportation Program Project at Arcata Elementary School
Redheaded Blackbelt
City of Arcata The City of Arcata has received funding for an Active Transportation Program Cycle 2 project that will cover construction costs as well as an education and encouragement program starting in 2018. The need for safety improvements at ...

Anies plans to return 'becak' to Jakarta streets - Jakarta Post

Mon Jan 15 2018 5:32am

Jakarta Post

Anies plans to return 'becak' to Jakarta streets
Jakarta Post
Jakartans can expect to see the long-banned becak (three-wheeled pedicabs) return to the city's streets with Governor Anies Baswedan signalling plans to bring back the human-powered vehicles. “People in Jakarta still need becak. Hence the city ...

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Windsor and Essex County mayors talk about their priorities for 2018 - Windsor Star

Sun Jan 14 2018 7:29pm

Windsor Star

Windsor and Essex County mayors talk about their priorities for 2018
Windsor Star
“We're looking at doing a lot of infrastructure work with road repaving, and also we have a lot of CWATS (county wide active transportation system) programs on the go where we are putting out the bike paths and walking paths and trails,” he said. In ...

More carbon emissions: Ebikes or conventional bikes? - Augusta Free Press

Sun Jan 14 2018 10:43am

Augusta Free Press

More carbon emissions: Ebikes or conventional bikes?
Augusta Free Press
e-bikes Dear EarthTalk: Is there any truth to the assertion that e-bikes recharged off the fossil-fuel grid actually generate fewer carbon emissions overall than conventional human-powered bikes? – Sandy McClave, New York, NY. Well, actually, there ...

Film Festival Tuesday - Ashland Daily Press

Sun Jan 14 2018 10:00am

Film Festival Tuesday
Ashland Daily Press
The Winter Wildlands Alliance Backcountry Film Festival will celebrate human-powered winter experiences through film from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16, at the Sawmill Saloon in Seeley. People can win raffle prizes while supporting the Cable ...

Owner Sought, Kayak Found on Rocks at Maliko Gulch, Maui - Maui Now

Sat Jan 13 2018 8:44pm

Maui Now

Owner Sought, Kayak Found on Rocks at Maliko Gulch, Maui
Maui Now
The Coast Guard is seeking the public's help identifying the owner of an unmanned green kayak found on the rocks in the vicinity of Maliko Gulch, Maui, Jan. 12, 2018. The Coast Guard offers free “If Found” decals to be placed in a visible location on ...

Owner Sought, Kayak Found on Rocks at Maliko Gulch, Maui - Maui Now

Sat Jan 13 2018 8:44pm

Maui Now

Owner Sought, Kayak Found on Rocks at Maliko Gulch, Maui
Maui Now
The Coast Guard offers free “If Found” decals to be placed in a visible location on small, human-powered watercraft through the Operation Paddle Smart program. The information on the sticker can allow response entities to quickly identify the vessel's ...

Facebook is shutting its human-powered M assistant on Jan 19 - India Today

Thu Jan 11 2018 9:40am

India Today

Facebook is shutting its human-powered M assistant on Jan 19
India Today
Facebook's M is going away forever. The social media giant has said that it will pull its plug on its virtual chatbot. The last date of M will be January 19. Contractors working on M will be offered other job at Facebook, says a Verge report ...

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YS gets biking, walking funds - Yellow Springs News

Thu Jan 11 2018 5:03am

Yellow Springs News

YS gets biking, walking funds
Yellow Springs News
The grant of $65,000, from the Ohio Department of Transportation and the Ohio Department of Health, will fund consultation from a leading national design group that will work with local representatives to create an Active Transportation Plan for the ...

Coronado Active Transportation Master Plan Questionnaire - Coronado Times Newspaper

Wed Jan 10 2018 11:52am

Coronado Times Newspaper

Coronado Active Transportation Master Plan Questionnaire
Coronado Times Newspaper
Coronado is taking a look at ways to make it safer for and to get around town and they want to hear from you! To date, they have held six stakeholder advisory committee meetings, two public workshops, and 17 stakeholder interviews. As a result of the ...

Rad Power Bikes Launches New Commercial Division and Electric Cargo Trike to Address Demand for Efficient and ... - MENAFN.COM

Wed Jan 10 2018 7:20am

Rad Power Bikes Launches New Commercial Division and Electric Cargo Trike to Address Demand for Efficient and ...
MENAFN.COM
(MENAFN Editorial) SEATTLE, Jan. 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ®, a Seattle-based direct-to-consumer electric bike company, today announced it has expanded its business with the formation of a new Commercial Division to provide sustainable ...

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Rad Power Bikes Launches New Commercial Division and Electric Cargo Trike to Address Demand for Efficient and ... - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Wed Jan 10 2018 7:03am

Rad Power Bikes Launches New Commercial Division and Electric Cargo Trike to Address Demand for Efficient and ...
GlobeNewswire (press release)
10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rad Power Bikes®, a Seattle-based direct-to-consumer electric bike company, today announced it has expanded its business with the formation of a new Commercial Division to provide sustainable transportation and last-mile ...

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Facebook to shut down its virtual assistant 'M' - The Indian Express

Wed Jan 10 2018 4:40am

The Indian Express

Facebook to shut down its virtual assistant 'M'
The Indian Express
Facebook had described 'M' as a 'beta' and suggested the human-powered assistant would be available for more users. According to The Wired, M was meant to enable artificial intelligence, though the report suggests that M never crossed upto 30 per cent ...

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Lobby group's report is deeply flawed - TheRecord.com

Tue Jan 9 2018 1:28pm

Lobby group's report is deeply flawed
TheRecord.com
In her column, Luisa D'Amato points to a survey done by a lobby group that advocates for active transportation. Story continues below. According to the study, volunteers counted obstructions of snow or ice on 12 selected streets six times over a period ...

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