Archive for February, 2011

Complete Streets Bill Introduced in Legislature

Chapin

Posted by on Feb 22 2011
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Thanks to AARP for leading this important charge.  The update below was in AARP’s recent e-newsletter.  Local Motion is an active supporter of this effort.  Contact us to get involved! With the active support of some 45 partner organizations around the state, AARP Vermont is leading a campaign to pass Complete Streets legislation that will […]

One Revolution to Start Compost Pick-up by Bike!

Chapin

Posted by on Feb 20 2011
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Yes, Burlington’s pedal-powered delivery service One Revolution is starting a pilot project to provide weekly food waste pick-up (and finished compost product return) by bicycle. Tuesday February 15 marks the start of sign-up for their new compost pilot program utilizing One Revolution Cargo bikes and crew!  Service begins March 15, 2011. This is your chance […]

Carshare Vermont is Stuck!

Todd

Posted by on Feb 16 2011
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No, this isn’t a video about one of CarShare’s cars getting caught in a snowbank. It’s about how awesome our local car-sharing service is. Eva Sollberger put together a great video for her weekly Stuck In Vermont show. Local Motion ED Chapin Spencer even makes an appearance! http://www.7dvt.com/2011carshare-vermont

Help Us Get Spiked!

Todd

Posted by on Feb 03 2011
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We need to ask a small favor. We’re trying to woo someone, but we want to be subtle about it. You see, we think they’re really cool and we want them to think we’re cool, too. But how can we tell them? So we had this idea. We’d ask all of our friends to post […]

Skate on Lake Champlain!

Chapin

Posted by on Feb 03 2011

While the recent snow has covered up the ice on Vermont’s lakes, there will more opportunities to skate soon.  Up on Cary Bay in North Hero, for example, they plow a great skating track.  Try it out during the Great Ice in Grand Isle celebration for the next three weekends.  There are skate rentals at […]

Bike Ferry $300,000 Closer To Expanded Service

Chapin

Posted by on Feb 02 2011
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In late January, the VT Agency of Transportation announced that Local Motion’s Bike Ferry was awarded its third $300,000 Transportation Enhancement Grant! This is a major step forward for our proposed $1.3 million causeway rehabilitation and Bike Ferry improvement project.  We now have two-thirds of the funds raised.  A private ‘Bike Ferry Campaign’ will likely […]