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Voters Pass Active Transportation Ballots in Big Move Forward

Americans in cities across the country all raised their hands this last election cycle to vote for change within their communities, giving their citizens the right to enjoy their city on foot, bicycle, skates, or any mode of active transportation they choose.

Voices for Healthy Kids

December 5, 2016

Breaking News: Complete Streets Comes to the City of Pittsburgh

The Pittsburgh City Council has adopted a Complete Streets policy making city streets safer for everyone whether they are walking, bicycling, taking transit, or driving.

November 22, 2016

SP Planners Evaluate Future for Walking, Biking Paths

Southern Pines leads the way in the Sandhills area with an extensive Greenway Trail System and distinct working plans for bicycle, pedestrian and greenway use. That’s good for business and growth, and keeping it that way will require a strategy to maintain funding for it.

The Pilot

August 23, 2016

Ormond looks to expand bike trail system

ORMOND BEACH — Gayle Belin thought she would spend more time bicycling once she relocated from Vermont to a climate free of ice and snow.

Daytona Beach News-Journal

August 23, 2016

Spring Creek Road bike path advocates rally in downtown Rockford

ROCKFORD — The local biking community is rallying in support of the Spring Creek bike path proposal and more than two dozen biking enthusiasts gathered at Rockford Roasting Company today to back the cause.

Rockford Register Star

August 23, 2016

Gearing Up for School Bike Paths in Harrisonburg

Over the years the push for biking and walking paths connecting neighborhoods and schools in Harrisonburg has grown; they’ve come to be expected in the city’s planning. But progress has a lot of moving parts including cost, engineering concerns, and reluctant landowners, as WMRA’s Christopher Clymer Kurtz reports.

WMRA

August 23, 2016

Cleveland Metroparks gets nearly $8 million from feds for bike and pedestrian paths

WASHINGTON – Cleveland Metroparks has been awarded a $7.95 million federal transportation grant to build more than four miles of bicycle and pedestrian trails in central Cleveland, including a bridge to connect the existing Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail to the lakefront, according to the office of Rep. Marcy Kaptur.

Cleveland Plain Dealer

August 23, 2016

Another addition to bike path taking shape on North Side

The latest addition to the Hockhocking Adena Bikeway is taking shape.

The Athens News

August 23, 2016

A 2,900-mile bike path will link Maine to Florida by 2030

The longest bike trail in the US stretches for a whopping 2,768 miles, beginning in Antelope Wells, New Mexico and ends in the snowy resort town of Banff in Alberta, Canada. But soon, a 2,900-mile, bike path called the Greenway will overtake it as the longest bike path in the US — and it won’t share the road with cars.

Tech Insider

August 23, 2016

Applauding N.J. for its work on 3,000-mile bike path

Picture this, bicycle enthusiasts and fitness fans: A 3,000-mile path wending its way from the upper reaches of Maine to the southernmost tip of Florida, offering mostly traffic-tree sailing along the way.

Times of Trenton

August 23, 2016

Grant awarded for Island causeway ped/bike path

BROWNSVILLE — Brownsville and partners have been awarded a highly competitive, $10 million federal grant to improve public transit and create a pedestrian/bicycle path along the Queen Isabella Memorial Bridge

Valley Morning Star

August 23, 2016

Complete Streets Funding in Massachusetts

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation Board has approved a five year capital investment plan (CIP) for transportation projects in the state, including a complete streets program.

Voices for Healthy Kids

June 28, 2016

Walking and Biking in Los Angeles County

Last week, the Metro board referred to the voters, by an 11 – 2 vote, the Los Angeles County Transportation Improvement Plan, a ballot proposal which will secure through a ½ sales tax more than $100 billion over the next 4 decades for transportation infrastructure, included walking and biking, in L.A. county.

Voices for Healthy Kids

June 27, 2016

Westford adopts ‘Complete Streets’

The Board of Selectmen adopted a Complete Streets policy, paving the way for state funding on projects that make Westford’s roadways friendlier for pedestrians and bicyclists.

Wicked Local Saugus

June 22, 2016

‘Complete Streets’ policy adopted

In adopting a Complete Streets policy, the Board of Selectmen last week put the town on target to, potentially, get a share of state funds.

Worcester Telegram

June 22, 2016