Archive for September, 2009

What Is This?


Posted by on Sep 25 2009
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You may have spotted these new markings along Pine Street, but what exactly do they mean? After the jump, find out more about VT’s first stencil of this kind and what they are trying to convey. Hint: They don’t mean bike tenting ahead…

Earl’s 2009 Commuter Winners Announced


Posted by on Sep 21 2009

To encourage bicycle commuting, Earl’s Cyclery & Fitness created a Commuter Challenge providing the benefit of earning gift cards based on commuting mileage logged in over three months June 1- Aug 31.  The challenge is limited to first 50 people to sign-up each spring. This year’s participants reduced carbon emissions by 3.8 tons! The 2009 […]

EMS Crew Spifs Up Intervale Trail


Posted by on Sep 15 2009

Thanks to 10 EMS volunteers, the Intervale Trail received a much needed spruce-up today.  Store Manager Paul Lasure is a big fan of Local Motion.  “We love you guys.  Today’s project was great.  Let us know what else we can do in the future.”  EMS offers its employees a couple paid volunteer opportunities each year. […]

2009 Bike Ferry Closes with 6,996 Boardings


Posted by on Sep 14 2009

Thanks everyone who came and rode the Causeway Bike Ferry during the 13 days of 2009 demonstration service.  Over 100 volunteers donated their time to make the service run smoothly.  The service was underwritten by VBT Bicycling Vacations and sponsored by Earl’s Cyclery & Fitness, Old Spokes Home and Switchback Brewery. Photos by Jeff Cohen.  […]

Put This On Loop


Posted by on Sep 03 2009
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This is awesome. Have a listen to these songs: “I wanna walk” by Blane Lyon “Ride my bike” by Blane Lyon Here’s the skinny from the Safe Routes to School National Partnership: San Francisco Bay Area musician Blane Lyon recently produced two upbeat, hip, and modern Safe Routes to School theme songs titled “I want […]