Archive for April, 2011

Lake Level Damages Island Line Trail


Posted by on Apr 19 2011
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Lake Champlain’s record high water has damaged many sections of Vermont’s most popular multi-use trail. Time will tell how bad the damage will be. Local Motion is working with trail managers to secure FEMA funding so repairs can be made.  Stay tuned. More pictures/tweets: sent in photos of the Causeway. David Jacobowitz sent in the […]

Guest Blogger: Katharine Montstream


Posted by on Apr 18 2011
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This week, we welcome our first guest blogger, Katharine Montstream. Katharine is known widely in our community for her wonderful artwork depicting the local landscape. She’s also an active member of Local Motion and has volunteered her time and services for many of our projects, including the Intervale XC Ski Trails and our colorful cycling […]

Vermont Healthy But Not Tops in Key Areas


Posted by on Apr 17 2011

LM Member George Thabault pointed us to this great Kaiser Family Foundation website that shows the rankings of all 50 states on key health indicators.  While Vermont is sometimes recognized as being the healthiest state, we’re not at the top on a number of important rankings such as: High school student participation in physical activity: […]

Local Couple Biking Around the World


Posted by on Apr 15 2011

At last night’s Local Motion Travel Talk at the Spot, we ran into Burlington residents Kai Forlie and Sheila Poettgen who are about to embark on an epic around-the-world biking adventure. Check out their great website here — it’s got details of their planning, their bikes and their route.  During the trip, they will update […]