Tag Archive 'urban planning'

St. Albans City Wins Big Grant for Sidewalks & Paths


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. ┬áThe grant comes from the federal TIGER grant program, which stands for “Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery.” […]

What 60 People Looks Like


Posted by on Oct 26 2011
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As we look to restore our Vermont’s town centers to their past vibrant glory, this picture sums up the potential for more public space if we can minimize the need for through traffic and parking in Vermont’s downtowns.

Portland Transportation Leader Peddles Cycling Story


Posted by on Nov 29 2010
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Jennifer Dill, an accomplished professor and planner from Portland, OR encouraged attendees at a November 17 UVM presentation to look at ways Vermont can expand utilitarian bicycling. She talked persuasively about barriers to get more people cycling, the health benefits and innovative on-road treatments such as ‘bike boxes’. If you missed her presentation, check out […]