Archive for January, 2010

Bikeshare Design Challenge


Posted by on Jan 27 2010

The AIGA Vermont chapter presents the first Student Design Challenge to Champlain College students, who were tasked to design a bike share program for the city of Burlington. A juried exhibition will select the top 10 submissions to win student memberships to AIGA, the professional association for design. Student Design Challenge: A Burlington Bikeshare Thursday, […]

Local Motion Members Help Haiti


Posted by on Jan 26 2010

Long-time Local Motion member and VerMontreal Tour alumna Nancy McClellan works at Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington.   To respond to the humanitarian crisis in Haiti, Nancy has gone to volunteer at the Albert Schweitzer Hospital (HAS) 40 miles NW of Port-au-Prince.  Below is a personal note from Nancy.  If you’d like to join other […]

Winter Bike Commuting on VPR


Posted by on Jan 13 2010
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This came in from Nancy Schulz, ED of the VT Bicycle & Pedestrian Coalition about a recent discussion about winter bike commuting on VPR: You may recall that a recent “Vermont Edition” program was devoted to bicycling in winter.  ”Vermont Edition” is a VPR program that airs at noon every weekday and is re-broadcast at […]

Recent Bike Path Plowing Explained


Posted by on Jan 06 2010
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This week on our Facebook page, a few folks noted that the Burlington bike path was getting plowed. I called Parks and Rec this morning to understand what’s going on with the plowing.  The short answer is that Parks and Rec has NOT embarked on a new policy of plowing the path, but since BED […]