Election Day brought a number of successes to make walking and bicycling safer for millions in cities and counties in Colorado, Texas, Georgia, and Florida.
Congratulations, Brunswick, GA! Locals and visitors will have safer streets for transportation and recreation! Last week, the Mayor and City Commission passed Ordinance 1048, a Complete Streets policy to improve community health, while decreasing traffic congestion.
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.
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.
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.
ORMOND BEACH — Gayle Belin thought she would spend more time bicycling once she relocated from Vermont to a climate free of ice and snow.
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.
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.
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.
The latest addition to the Hockhocking Adena Bikeway is taking shape.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.