User: flenvcenter Topic: Transportation-National
Category: Multi-Modal Transportation :: Pedestrians
Last updated: Mar 05 2015 14:37 IST RSS 2.0
 
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A little lynx TLC 5.3.2015 Durango Herald
The Canada lynx – trapped, hunted and poisoned almost to the point of extinction in the late 1970s – today is one of the darlings in Colorado’s high-country forests.Beginning in 1999, lynx trapped in Canada and Alaska were released in Colorado’s San Juan Mountains. Under the Endangered Species Act, the lynx is...
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RTD light rail delays after train hits person at Alameda Station 5.3.2015 Denver Post: Local
Most of Denver's light rail system were delayed Wednesday afternoon for nearly an hour after a pedestrian-light rail train accident at the Alameda ...
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Democrat says taxpayers shouldn't cover State Patrol bodyguards on Walker's political trips 4.3.2015 Star Tribune: Politics
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March Storm Heads East After Dumping Snow On Upper Midwest 4.3.2015 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — New England residents already buried in snow can expect another wintry blast as a March storm races across the U.S. The National Weather Service said a storm system that swept across parts of the Great Plains and Upper Midwest on Tuesday should move into Maine, Massachusetts, eastern New York and New Jersey by Wednesday. The system will dip through the mid-Atlantic region, including Washington, D.C., and North Carolina, and extend into Tennessee, Kentucky, Arkansas, southern Oklahoma and northeastern Texas. In West Virginia, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin says he's mobilizing the West Virginia National Guard to assist with the prospect of heavy rains, snow and possible flooding on Wednesday. The storm dumped several inches of snow across the northern Plains, making roads treacherous and leading to some traffic fatalities. An arctic cold front will sweep across the Dakotas and Minnesota in the storm's wake. ___ 'JUST ANOTHER DAY IN SOUTH DAKOTA' In parts of the Great Plains, snow made travel ...
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Minneapolis calls for rethinking of Olson Hwy. to ensure light-rail success 4.3.2015 Star Tribune: Local
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Pedestrian countdown timers a boon for drivers too 4.3.2015 Chicago Tribune: Opinion
Pedestrian countdown timers a boon for drivers too
Olson Hwy. redesign 'essential' for light rail, mayor's office says 4.3.2015 Star Tribune: Latest
The success of Bottineau light rail in north Minneapolis will rely heavily on redesigning Olson Highway, a mayoral aide told the City Council Tuesday.
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Democratic lawmaker questions raises for Walker bodyguards 3.3.2015 Star Tribune: Politics
Denver residents fighting pending closure of Barnum dog park 2.3.2015 Denver Post: News: Local
A group of residents is petitioning the city to save a dog park at Barnum Park near Sixth Avenue and Federal Boulevard that Denver Parks and Recreation plans to close this ...
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Group lays out its plans to spiff up Chicago's Wabash Avenue 2.3.2015 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Wabash Avenue, critically located between the tourist attractions on Michigan Avenue and shopping on State Street, is poised to undergo a significant ...
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Migrants flock to EU door along Serbia's border with Hungary 1.3.2015 Mideast Conflict
ALONG THE SERBIA-HUNGARY BORDER (AP) — Exhausted, hungry and cold, they have been walking for miles. What little they have is carried in plastic bags. They camp in abandoned homes, followed by stray dogs hoping to snag a ...
Migrants flock to EU door along Serbia's border with Hungary 1.3.2015 AP Top News
ALONG THE SERBIA-HUNGARY BORDER (AP) -- Exhausted, hungry and cold, they have been walking for miles. What little they have is carried in plastic bags. They camp in abandoned homes, followed by stray dogs hoping to snag a morsel....
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Minneapolis plans big push for protected bike lanes in city core 28.2.2015 Star Tribune: Local
Proposal lays out 10 projects aimed at getting more timid riders to commute.
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Weather won’t deter Bike to Work Day 27.2.2015 Durango Herald
If you were thinking the threat of a storm would flatten Durango’s fifth annual winter salute to those who ride or walk to work, think again.“Winter Bike to Work Day is still on – snow, sleet, wind or shine,” Amber Blake, the city of Durango’s director of transportation and sustainability, said in an...
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Lahore’s roads to nowhere 27.2.2015 THE CITY FIX
Lahore, Pakistan is on a dangerous path toward a future of urban highways, underpasses, and flyovers that will eventually suffocate the city. By prioritizing car-centric infrastructure through new development contracts, the city is making traffic congestion, air pollution, and road ...
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Southwest LRT rift over Kenilworth corridor plays out in federal court 26.2.2015 Star Tribune: Local
Judge promises to swiftly rule on whether opponents can sue as part of their go-slow strategy.
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Southwest light rail dispute over Kenilworth Corridor in Minneapolis goes to federal court 26.2.2015 Star Tribune: Latest
The feds and Met Council squared off in court against a group opposing a light-rail route through the Kenilworth corridor.
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Walkers, cyclists meet their City Hall voice 25.2.2015 Star Tribune: Local
New coordinator at Public Works sets a car-free example for others
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Feds say truck in California train crash was not stuck on tracks 25.2.2015 Chicago Tribune: Nation
Federal investigators say they were trying to determine why a pickup truck driver drove on to tracks and abandoned his truck, leading to a train crash that left three cars derailed and dozens injured in Southern ...
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Rob Ford may no longer be mayor of Toronto, but sense of automobile entitlement continues unabated 24.2.2015 TreeHugger
City needs charity to keep its ice rinks open but can always find money to paint out pedestrian infrastructure.
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