Archive for October, 2010

Burlington Delegation Visits Bixi in Montreal!


Posted by on Oct 27 2010

On October 26, 14 Burlington residents and leaders rode up to Montreal to meet with Bixi representatives to see if we can bring Bixi to Burlington.  We asked about costs, scalability, operational issues, etc.  Attendees included: Christina Erickson (Champlain College), Jon Adams-Kollitz (CEDO), Erin Demers (DPW), Todd Taylor (LM), Joel Baird (Burl Free Press), Mickey […]

Earl’s Cyclery Owner Wins National Award!


Posted by on Oct 17 2010
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Owner of Earl’s Cyclery and Fitness and former Local Motion Board Member Roger Frey won Trek Bicycle’s prestigious 2010 advocacy leadership award in front of 1,000 people!  (Roger’s casual Vermont attire let the crowd admire his cycling legs!) For two decades, Roger has generously supported many local and national bicycle advocacy organizations.  Besides helping to […]

Wild Grape Jelly brought in by Member


Posted by on Oct 14 2010
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The Local Motion crew was greeted with an extra special treat this morning. Ian Stokes, a Local Motion member and active volunteer with the Richmond Trails Committee, brought us a jar of homemade Causeway Grape Jelly! Who knew that wild grapes grew out on the trail? We didn’t, but we certainly can appreciate how delicious […]

Video from Walk to School Day at Mallett’s Bay


Posted by on Oct 14 2010

Here is a fun video from Walk to School Day (last Wednesday) at Mallett’s Bay Elementary in Colchester.  Huge numbers of kids and tremendous enthusiasm, undampened by the rain!   Walking and biking are on the rise, and Colchester is leading the way. Many thanks to Lisa Lagerquist for all her work as Safe Routes […]

ONE Recreation Path / aka Route 127 Path – Burlington


Posted by on Oct 06 2010

Jon Griesser, Volunteer Project Coordinator, sent this to me today: Grand Opening November 13th for the Newly Renovated Southern Entrance! There has been considerable progress made recently at the entrance to the ONE recreation path.  The view corridor has been created, the area has been paved, the water fountain is ready to go in, the […]