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Bike to work day

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May is National Bike Month

May is Bike Month and we are ready for it! Biking is a fun, green and healthy alternative to driving. The folks from dartmouthbikes.com are removing abandoned bikes from the racks to make space available for yours. If you are … Continue reading

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Spring Launch Zagster Bike Share

Join Dartmouth’s affordable and convenient Zagster bike share program. After hibernating for the winter, Zagster bikes return to campus on March 27th. The entire fleet will roll out with new Bluetooth-enabled ring locks, making Zagster bikes available at the touch … Continue reading

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Uber is coming to the Upper Valley

Uber is formally expanding in the Upper Valley. Service will now be available throughout Hanover and Lebanon. Download the app and request a ride using code RideNH for $20 off your first ride. You can also sign up to become … Continue reading

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Planning Office Completes 2016 Space Survey

Among the many projects taking place in our Planning Office, one of the more recent is the completion of the Annual Space Survey. The Planning Office just completed the 2016 Space Survey with the vital cooperation from departments campus-wide. The Space … Continue reading

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Planning Office Acquires GPS

Working with Waypoint Technology Group we have acquired and been trained in the use of a Trimble Geo7x with GIS Tornado Antenna. We will be using our new GPS to improve the quality of GIS data around campus.  We look … Continue reading

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Dartmouth’s New Transportation Video

Check out Transportation Services’ new video, informing us of the multiple ways to get around Dartmouth.

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Point-to-Point Bike Sharing Comes to Dartmouth

There is just one week left until we launch bike sharing at Dartmouth. Our partner, Zagster, delivered the bikes and Dartmouth’s Parking Director Patrick O’Neill tried one out. See him fly by! More info at: zagster.com/dartmouth  

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Multiuse Solar Panels/Bike Paths

We know that the Netherlands is a bike loving country. That together with some innovative minds gets you a solar bike path. Please click on the pictures for more information. Or in Dutch:  

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Induced Demand and Road Diet

Recently I read the book ‘Walkable City’ from Jeff Speck. The book discusses in 10 steps how we can make cities better, more attractive and healthier. As always when I read an urban planning book, I wonder how this would … Continue reading

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