The Charlotte City Council voted in favor to amend a sidewalk ordinance and close important loopholes that were barriers to implementing a larger walking and biking plan.
The Kansas City, MO City Council approved a Complete Streets policy (with a 13-0 vote) that will allow the city to create a community where active transportation is integrated into street design rather than being an afterthought. Citizens of all abilities in Kansas City will be able to engage in more active transportation, such as biking and walking, which means healthier citizens and healthier communities!
Election Day brought a number of successes to make walking and bicycling safer for millions in cities and counties in Colorado, Texas, Georgia, and Florida.
The Council approved three proposals to present to voters, with two of them addressing bicycle and walking improvements that will increase access and opportunities for physical activity across the city.
Americans in cities across the country all raised their hands this last election cycle to vote for change within their communities, giving their citizens the right to enjoy their city on foot, bicycle, skates, or any mode of active transportation they choose.
Southern Pines leads the way in the Sandhills area with an extensive Greenway Trail System and distinct working plans for bicycle, pedestrian and greenway use. That’s good for business and growth, and keeping it that way will require a strategy to maintain funding for it.
ORMOND BEACH — Gayle Belin thought she would spend more time bicycling once she relocated from Vermont to a climate free of ice and snow.
ROCKFORD — The local biking community is rallying in support of the Spring Creek bike path proposal and more than two dozen biking enthusiasts gathered at Rockford Roasting Company today to back the cause.
Over the years the push for biking and walking paths connecting neighborhoods and schools in Harrisonburg has grown; they’ve come to be expected in the city’s planning. But progress has a lot of moving parts including cost, engineering concerns, and reluctant landowners, as WMRA’s Christopher Clymer Kurtz reports.
WASHINGTON – Cleveland Metroparks has been awarded a $7.95 million federal transportation grant to build more than four miles of bicycle and pedestrian trails in central Cleveland, including a bridge to connect the existing Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail to the lakefront, according to the office of Rep. Marcy Kaptur.
The latest addition to the Hockhocking Adena Bikeway is taking shape.
The longest bike trail in the US stretches for a whopping 2,768 miles, beginning in Antelope Wells, New Mexico and ends in the snowy resort town of Banff in Alberta, Canada. But soon, a 2,900-mile, bike path called the Greenway will overtake it as the longest bike path in the US — and it won’t share the road with cars.
Picture this, bicycle enthusiasts and fitness fans: A 3,000-mile path wending its way from the upper reaches of Maine to the southernmost tip of Florida, offering mostly traffic-tree sailing along the way.
BROWNSVILLE — Brownsville and partners have been awarded a highly competitive, $10 million federal grant to improve public transit and create a pedestrian/bicycle path along the Queen Isabella Memorial Bridge