Tag Archive 'Fun'

Come Cycle the City With Us!

Nic

Posted by on Mar 05 2013
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  The Cycle the City Refresh project is nearing completion and it is super exciting to see the results in the form of a suite of revised and cool new tools for the way-finding system.   The project is made up of five way-finding components with new signs that incorporate a map and scannable QR […]

Cycle the City Refresh

Nic

Posted by on Aug 10 2012
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News update… We have embarked upon a process for refreshing the entire Cycle the City route with the support of JDK, Local Motion, BWBC, DPW and Parks and Rec.  This refresh involves having JDK update the identity (logo, font, colors etc), the online presence through the Cycle the City page on Local Motions Website (http://www.localmotion.org/ctc/), […]

Reason #307 to Leave the Car at Home

Todd

Posted by on Mar 07 2011
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Streets and sidewalks are full of snow and the buses aren’t running yet today. If you are not among those lucky enough to tele-commute from home, it looks like walking to work might be your best option. You could also try xc sking, sledding, or kitestorming to get there! Good luck out there, folks.

Help Us Get Spiked!

Todd

Posted by on Feb 03 2011
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We need to ask a small favor. We’re trying to woo someone, but we want to be subtle about it. You see, we think they’re really cool and we want them to think we’re cool, too. But how can we tell them? So we had this idea. We’d ask all of our friends to post […]

Wild Grape Jelly brought in by Member

Todd

Posted by on Oct 14 2010
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The Local Motion crew was greeted with an extra special treat this morning. Ian Stokes, a Local Motion member and active volunteer with the Richmond Trails Committee, brought us a jar of homemade Causeway Grape Jelly! Who knew that wild grapes grew out on the trail? We didn’t, but we certainly can appreciate how delicious […]

Kids Safety Fair At Neighborhood Bicycle Party

Jason

Posted by on May 14 2010
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Calling all bike-loving residents of South Burlington’s Orchard neighborhood! This Sunday, May 16 from 11 to 3, Local Motion will be participating in a neighborhood bike festival in Szymanski Park. There will be all kinds of fun stuff — including a bike parade, free bike tune-ups, and a raffle with great prizes. Our part is […]

Winter Returns?

Todd

Posted by on Apr 27 2010
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Commuting into work today, Local Motion staff experienced some vastly different weather conditions. Maybe it was the recent string of sunny weather that lulled us into thinking Summer was officially here. Indeed, it is still April and this is Vermont, after all!

Great Fun at Great Ice

Chapin

Posted by on Feb 08 2010
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The first weekend was a smashing success.  There was black ice to skate on for as far as the eye could see.   Hundreds enjoyed the skating, free nordic skate rentals, the bonfire and other festivities.  Come join us for the next three weeks.  Next weekend is the F-F-Frozen Chosen race on ice! Thank you […]

Put This On Loop

Todd

Posted by on Sep 03 2009
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This is awesome. Have a listen to these songs: “I wanna walk” by Blane Lyon “Ride my bike” by Blane Lyon Here’s the skinny from the Safe Routes to School National Partnership: San Francisco Bay Area musician Blane Lyon recently produced two upbeat, hip, and modern Safe Routes to School theme songs titled “I want […]

Community Makes Big Art

Ron

Posted by on Aug 20 2009
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On Wednesday 8/26,  we will start painting what we believe to be the largest outdoor mural in Vermont on the back of the Good News Garage, Very Merry Theater, and Bike Recycle Vermont building. Frank Gonzales, an amazing, energetic 85 year old community artist will be “orchestrating” the mural with as many volunteers of all […]

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