Archive for November, 2012

Segways on the BTV Bike Path? Round Two.


Posted by on Nov 24 2012
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In 2009, 802 Segways proposed guided Segway Tours on the Burlington Bike Path. A record 90 people commented on that blog post — and the responses were split 50/50 for and against having Segways on the path.  The business proposal was pulled and the issue remained largely dormant. Now, Rick Sharp — one of the […]

Ride, Ladies, Ride


Posted by on Nov 08 2012
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Guest Writer Local Motion Member Annie Follett     Did you know that only 24% of women ride bikes, down from 30% ten years ago? In general, ridership has increased—and we should celebrate that—but guys overwhelmingly rule the road. Enter Charlene Wallace, Director of Operations at Local Motion. She recently attended the National Women’s Bike […]

Kohl’s Kids Bike Smart, a Moose, Helmets and Halloween


Posted by on Nov 08 2012

Bike helmets perched on the heads of firefighters, goldfish, princess-witches and Iron Men, while the audience watched a large moose receive a check from Kohl’s in the amount of $29,668.   Everything is possible on Halloween.   Magic happens. Through the partnership between Kohl’s and Vermont Children’s Hospital, Local Motion is able to continue the incredible […]