Category Archives: Pedestrians
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
On Wheelock Street
Saturday, November 16 – Sustainable Hanover Transportation Expo: Need a new car? Interested in improving the fuel efficiency of your travel? Attend the Sustainable Hanover Transportation Expo, a “car & bike petting zoo.” From an all electric Tesla or Volt to a Toyota … Continue reading
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Dartmouth College Green Commuter Programs – next promotional campaign at Dartmouth Employees Wellness Fair , 10/17, Wed, Alumni Hall
Here’s the summary of the Hanover Bicycle/Pedestrian Committee’s annual report for submission to the 2011 Town Report. The photos make it a rather large document so it’s posted here for easy download. Annual Report
Interesting article on Reuters about the connection of walkable neighborhoods to lower diabetes risk. (Reuters Health) – People living in communities that lend themselves to walking had a significantly lower risk of developing diabetes than those living in the least … Continue reading
With funding from Hanover Public Works Department and Dartmouth College, the Hanover Bike-Ped Committee has developed a draft Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan. ORW Landscape Architects and Planners and Smart Mobility prepared the plan for the Committee and helped … Continue reading
Thursday evening several dozen students, faculty, and staff gathered to discuss Dartmouth’s riverfront. The College has begun work to create a master plan for its western gateway, 11+ acres of frontage on the Connecticut River. The goals of the plan … Continue reading
It’s not just for motorized, vehicular traffic anymore. What a great concept…pedestrian modeling.