Archive for March, 2011

CCTA Welcomes Back Bikes on All LINK Buses


Posted by on Mar 30 2011
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Thank you to CCTA for resolving this issue! News Alert – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Rose Getch, Public Affairs & Marketing Manager (802) 864-CCTA or CHITTENDEN COUNTY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY LINK BUSES WELCOME BACK BIKES March 30, 2011 – The Chittenden County Transportation Authority (CCTA) is pleased that the headlights on all of the LINK […]

ACTION ALERT: Rep. Lorber Needs to Hear From You to Advance Bike Parking Bill


Posted by on Mar 24 2011
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Here’s an action item from Nancy Schultz at the VT Bicycle & Pedestrian Coalition: Rep. Jason Lorber (D-Burlington) is working with the VBPC to pass a bicycle parking bill (H.307).  Rep. Lorber needs to hear from bicyclists so that he can demonstrate to fellow members of the House Institutions Committee that, indeed, good quality bicycle […]

Take a summer class at UVM on bicycles, globalization, and sustainability


Posted by on Mar 24 2011

Luis Vivanco, a UVM anthropology prof and a Local Motion member, is offering a class this summer on bicycles and their social, cultural, and economic role(s) around the world. The course runs 1:00 to 4:30 on M, W, and F from May 23 to June 17. Here’s the flyer for the course — check it […]

National Bike Summit Wrap-Up from Roger


Posted by on Mar 13 2011

Here’s the wrap-up from Earl’s Cyclery owner Roger Frey on the recent National Bike Summit in DC.  Thanks Roger for representing Vermont! The 11th annual National Bike Summit had it’s largest attendance, 750 people Advocating for Bicycle Transportation Enhancements, Safe Routes to School, and Recreational Trail programs.  In attendance from Vermont, was Patrick Kell Ex. […]

Reason #307 to Leave the Car at Home


Posted by on Mar 07 2011

Streets and sidewalks are full of snow and the buses aren’t running yet today. If you are not among those lucky enough to tele-commute from home, it looks like walking to work might be your best option. You could also try xc sking, sledding, or kitestorming to get there! Good luck out there, folks.