Tag Archive 'complete streets'

SB Residents Seek to Transform Williston Road

Chapin

Posted by on Feb 15 2012
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On a rainy February night,  10 visionary  South Burlington residents gathered at Rick Hubbard’s house to consider a big idea.  They want to turn a four lane section of Williston Road into a three lane ‘complete street’. Williston Road will be repaved this summer and residents want to have the City try a Complete Street […]

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.” […]

Support Walkable and Bikeable Alternatives to the Circ!

Jason

Posted by on Dec 12 2011
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Earlier this year, Governor Shumlin announced that the Circ Highway would not be built as planned.  Instead, the governor called on towns, advocates, and state government to work together to come up with alternatives to the Circ that would address some of the same issues — mainly congestion and traffic safety — without building a […]

Healthy Living Leads the Way with “Fix-It Stations”

Chapin

Posted by on Nov 10 2011
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Ever ridden your bike somewhere and realized that you needed to make an adjustment…but didn’t have the tools?  Well, Healthy Living is coming to the rescue.  How you ask? They are helping to install the cool new Dero ‘Fix-It’ stations around Chittenden County’s bike routes.  These stations have a place to hang your bike while […]

Complete Streets Bill Introduced in Legislature

Chapin

Posted by on Feb 22 2011
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Thanks to AARP for leading this important charge.  The update below was in AARP’s recent e-newsletter.  Local Motion is an active supporter of this effort.  Contact us to get involved! With the active support of some 45 partner organizations around the state, AARP Vermont is leading a campaign to pass Complete Streets legislation that will […]

Feds Adopt Complete Streets Policy!

Chapin

Posted by on Mar 17 2010
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On the heels of the National Bike Summit in DC, Dept of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced new policy guidance to better incorporate walkers and bicyclists into the nation’s transportation system.  Thank you to Local Motion’s members who have helped us speak out on Complete Streets policy over the years.  This is a major victory […]