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Top 5 Things We Can Learn from Montreal’s Bike-Friendly Streets

A trip to Montreal is always a treat—there are incredible art and music, and delicious food from every tradition. Of course, you’ll find those things in Vermont, too. When it comes to bike infrastructure, though, our northern neighbors are far ahead. Montreal boasts a robust bike infrastructure network that is used and maintained year-round. So, what can Burlington learn from this even-snowier city?

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Laurie Smith's Commuter Challenge Story

This fall we challenged our staff to shake up their routines by replacing a trip they typically take by car with any other means of transportation. Our Development Manager, Laurie Smith, took us up on the challenge. Here’s her story! 

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Sarah Illingworth's Commuter Challenge Story

This fall we challenged our staff to shake up their routines by replacing a trip they typically take by car with any other means of transportation. Our Communications Coordinator, Sarah Illingworth, took us up on the challenge. Here’s her story! 

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Sandy Bender's Commuter Challenge Story

This fall, Local Motion is challenging its staff to shake up their routines by replacing a trip they typically take by car with any other means of transportation (but no plane or helicopter, though that might be a good story). Our Services Coordinator, Sandy Bender, took us up on the challenge. Here’s her story!

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Fall Newsletter 2019

Summer has been full of activity and we aren't slowing down as we enter the fall season. Here’s a look at what we’ve been up to and what’s on the horizon!

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How about Trading Car for Cargo Bike — A Lending Library Story

Local Motion’s Traveling E-Bike Lending Library is in currently in full swing!

It just finished up a stay at Onion River Outdoors in Montpelier and is now at the Norwich Public Library until September 10th. After that, it’s on to Hartford, and beyond! We recently reached out to a Montpelier couple who loaned a bike from the library to learn about their experience.

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Locking Your Bike

Summer’s here, and bikes are buzzing all over our streets, and it’s a beautiful sight.  

Less beautiful? The upsurge of bike thefts that come with the summer months.

image credit: https://evgrieve.com/2011/10/cookies-in-return-for-info-on-stolen.html

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