Tag Archive 'Business'

Bike Racks, Bike Racks Everywhere!

Jason

Posted by on Jul 03 2012
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Bike racks are popping up all over Burlington!  The city Department of Public Works is constantly investing in new racks in the public right of way.  The Vermont Agency of Transportation has launched a new program to provide racks to communities racks at no charge.  And businesses are putting in racks themselves as part of […]

St. Albans City Wins Big Grant for Sidewalks & Paths

Jason

Posted by on Dec 21 2011
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St. Albans City recently won just over $2 million for a streetscape project on North Main Street. The project will include new sidewalks and bike infrastructure, linking downtown to a 19-mile pedestrian network and a 26-mile bicycle trail.  The grant comes from the federal TIGER grant program, which stands for “Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery.” […]

New Bike Delivery Service Starts Up!

Chapin

Posted by on May 31 2010
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Burlington has seen its share of bike courier businesses start up since Lightning Couriers ditched bicycles in favor of cars over 15 years ago. But this June, “One Revolution” the most-ambitious and most-capitalized pedal powered delivery venture to date will begin.  Meet Mark Bromley, a 55-year-old architect, who has a vision for a regularly scheduled […]

Pop-cycle Pedals Refreshments ‘Round Town

Chapin

Posted by on Jul 07 2009
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Local food aficionado and cyclist Lynn Wolfe has launched pedal-powered popsicle venture “Pop-Cycle”. Using local fruit and local muscles, Lynn and friends make heat-busting treats for area residents. The delivery tricycle, trailer and cooler was put together with the help of the Skirack, Old Spokes Home, Outdoor Gear Exchange and Shelburne Farms. You can find […]