Archive for March, 2012

Local Motion Pushes Bike Agenda in DC


Posted by on Mar 28 2012
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Last week, six Vermonters attended the 2012 National Bike Summit in Washington DC to advocate for better federal bike and pedestrian policies.  A record 840 attendees from 49 states discussed ways to get more people pedaling for transportation and recreation.   A Women’s Cycling Forum focused on how to increase the number of women cycling — […]

A Burlington Bike/Walk Advocate Goes West


Posted by on Mar 12 2012
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It is hard to imagine, but Burlington is losing one of our most passionate and skilled bike advocates to the sunny skies of California. Jon Griesser was an active Local Motion member and participant in the Burlington Walk-Bike Council, but the project that truly demonstrated Jon’s tireless commitment was the renovation of the Route 127 […]

Amtrak’s Vermonter Looking at Bike Boardings … Again


Posted by on Mar 01 2012
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For more than 12 years since the baggage car was removed off Amtrak’s Vermonter, bikes have not been allowed on the train. Amtrak has selected the “Vermonter” for a study that will examine the feasibility of rolling bikes onto certain types of Amtrak trains that are not equipped with a checked baggage car. It’s not […]