Tag Archive 'Transportation'

225 Residents Pack Our BTV Candidate Forum!


Posted by on Jan 13 2012
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The January 12 AARP / Local Motion debate between three Burlington Mayoral Candidates was an informative event with a number of humorous moments.  You can watch the entire debate here on CCTV: 225 residents turned out to ask questions about sidewalks, passenger rail, bus service, cycling and the Champlain Parkway.  Thank you to our event […]

BTV Police Step Up Enforcement for Bike-Ped Safety


Posted by on Nov 22 2011
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When the Burlington Police Department announced in October that it was starting to issue tickets and warnings to bicyclists and pedestrians who violate traffic laws, Local Motion’s phone started ringing within days. Irate bicyclists who had been issued tickets or warnings wanted to know what was going on — and why they were being singled […]

Submit Questions For Our Mayoral Candidate Questionnaire


Posted by on Nov 03 2011
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In five short months, Vermont’s biggest city will elect its Mayor for a 3-year term. To make sure sustainable transportation is on the agenda, Local Motion members have asked us to put together a candidate survey. Give us your input! What transportation-oriented question do you want the candidates to answer? Click the comment button below […]

Complete Streets Bill Introduced in Legislature


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 […]