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 […]
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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.” […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]