November 6, 2019

Dozens of cyclists cruised down winding trails Sunday in southeast Baton Rouge following the official opening of a bridge over Ward Creek connecting what is to eventually become a 13-mile bike and pedestrian path linking major shopping areas and medical complexes.

The ride on a crisp, sunny morning was meant to celebrate BREC's completion of a key part of the...

October 22, 2019

No matter where you go in Chester County, you will find several people who are interested in trails. These trails provide unique experiences and places for residents and visitors to exercise and relax.

“Our trails and open spaces are such an important part of the strong quality of place in Chester County,” said Chester County Commissioners’ Chair Michelle Kic...

May 10, 2019

If you’re avid American cyclist, odds are you’ve harbored this dream: a sea-to-shining-sea cross-country bike trek, the sort of epic journey Jerry Cowden took from Arlington, Virginia, all the way to Astoria, Oregon, when he retired from his job at the FCC in 2009.

“I went out my back door, got on my bike, and didn’t stop until I got to the Pacific Ocean, 106...

October 23, 2017

PROSPECT PARK, Brooklyn (WABC) -- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Monday that Prospect Park in Brooklyn will be permanently car-free.

The ban of cars on the park's entire loop drive, east and west, comes after the park went entirely car-free from July through September.

The change will go into effect January 2, 2018.

"Prospect Park is Brooklyn's ba...

October 6, 2017

Historically, the mission of the U.S. Department of Transportation has been about moving cars. But that mission has expanded.

In 2010, the DOT signed into law a policy statement noting that “every transportation agency has the responsibility to improve conditions and opportunities for walking and bicycling.”

In 2015, former Transportation Secretary Anthony Fox...

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