In late January, the VT Agency of Transportation announced that Local Motion’s Bike Ferry was awarded its third $300,000 Transportation Enhancement Grant! This is a major step forward for our proposed $1.3 million causeway rehabilitation and Bike Ferry improvement project. We now have two-thirds of the funds raised. A private ‘Bike Ferry Campaign’ will likely [...]
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This summer, we’ve been running weekly drawings to coincide with the extended Bike Ferry season. Dozens of winners have received our fun socks and discount coupons to ride the ferry. For the final weekend of the Bike Ferry, we’re blowing out all the stops and making an offer you can’t refuse! Here’s the deal. We’ll [...]
Thanks to the 20 volunteers who joined Local Motion’s Bike Ferry contingent in the South Hero July 4th Parade. We had a ball! Thank you to the South Hero Recreation Path Committee, Adele Dienno for putting together the super hero costumes, and the parade marshals for awarding us “The Second Best Bribe” for handing the [...]
Thousands cheered as the Richmond Ferry was drawn through the village streets for the town’s popular July 4th parade. It was the final chapter of this unique project. Many shouted thanks by name to captains Brian and Scudder — showing how the ferry had become a vital part of the town for 35 days in [...]
Local Motion’s Richmond Ferry continues to help residents get from one side of town to the other. We’re boarding an average of 300 people per day. Here volunteer coordinator Bob Schermer takes a shift as a deck hand one evening. Volunteers still needed. Contact Bob at email@example.com. Ferry passengers head home from dinner at On [...]