Archive for August, 2011

New Dutch Bike Commute Ad is Rad


Posted by on Aug 19 2011
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Local Motion catches oversight in Champlain Parkway Act 250 process


Posted by on Aug 16 2011

Local Motion has been involved for well over a year in the planning process for the Champlain Parkway.  Our goal has been to ensure that, if it is built, this major new artery into Burlington (which includes reconstruction of upper Pine Street) creates the best possible facilities for people on foot and on bike.  Our […]

LM Member Steve Barner Recommends a New York Bike Touring Opportunity


Posted by on Aug 14 2011

This is an excerpt from Steve’s post to the Green Mountain Bike Club. See the links below for more information. In these days of railbeds that have been converted to recreation trails, here’s an unusual cycling opportunity that involves real trains. The Saratoga & North Creek RR is a newly organized shortline that runs on […]

200 Ride on the Islands Bike Tour for Local Motion


Posted by on Aug 08 2011
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Contact: Melissa Meece, Vermont Farm Tours, 802.373.7779, The Second Annual Heart of the Islands Bike Tour, which took place on July 9th in the Champlain Islands, raised over $800 for Local Motion, a nonprofit promoting human-powered transportation and recreation in the greater-Burlington area. The ride was organized by Vermont Farm Tours, a local […]

Terry Bicycles CEO Peddles Product By Pedaling


Posted by on Aug 04 2011
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According to today’s press release, “Liz Robert, CEO of Terry Bicycles and former CEO of Vermont Teddy Bear, is trading in her business suit for bike shorts as she gets ready to become a cycling saleswoman in the Greater Boston area next week. Robert recently rode her bike around San Diego and Westchester County, NY, […]