2006 Centerlines Articles

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CenterLines Issue #165 December 27, 2006
* Thunderhead Alliance Benchmarking Project Underway!

CenterLines Issue #164 December 13, 2006
* NCBW Broadens Community Workshop Offerings
* Hyattsville (MD) Bikers United on Bike-Friendly Plans
* Spreading the Word about Safe Routes to School
* Speak Up about Transportation Funding
* 109th Congress Passes Legislation Funding LWCF
* Oregon Looking for Bike/Ped Program Manager
* John Anastasio is Mcbc's New Director of Planning
* Missoula (MT) Runners Use "Check Out Dog" Program

CenterLines Issue #163 November 29, 2006
* NCBW and UofO Pilot Test New PDA Assessment Tool
* Take the Safe Routes "Diverse Communities Survey"
* Transportation Bond Measures and "Complete Streets"
* Thunderhead Hires Complete Streets Campaign Coach
* A Brief Commentary On USDOT Strategic Plan

CenterLines Issue #162 November 17, 2006
* Members Chosen for Nat'l Safe Routes Task Force
* ALRC Holds City SRTS Workshops In Birmingham, AL
* Georgia Hosts First Bicycle & Pedestrian Conference
* Active Living Network Launches New Website
* Congress for the New Urbanism Annual Awards
* EPA Awards $2.7 Million in Local Grants
* New Arlington (VA) Bike Facility Videos
* ACA Publishes Guide to Bike Travel with Kid

CenterLines Issue #161 November 3, 2006
* NCBW's Conference Evaluation Indicates New Blood
* Safe Routes Pioneer Kallins an Active Living Hero
* North American Bipeds Headed Toward Extinction?
* Arlington (VA) Greets Fall with Free Bike Lights
* California DOT Adopts New Traffic Control Manual

CenterLines Issue #160 October 20, 2006
* PW/PB '04 Keynote Speaker Releases Survey Results
* Chicago (IL) Releases Complete Streets Policy
* Walk to School Day a National Success
* O'ahu (HI) Voters to Weigh Bike/Ped Charter Amendments
* EPA Releases List of Best Commuter Workplaces
* Transportation Alternatives Releases New NYC Traffic Study
* League of Illinois Bicyclists Produces Safety Video

CenterLines Issue #159 October 6, 2006
* Share Your Pro Walk/Pro Bike Conference Photos!
* Post-Conference Site Launched With Presentations
* "Dave's Ride" Commemorates Life of Vienna (VA) Bicyclist
* New Smart Growth Guide Released
* Thunderhead Hiring Complete Streets Campaign Coach
* RFP: Revising the AASHTO Bike Guide
* A New Online Source of Bike/Ped Photos
* We Still Need Your Pro Walk/Pro Bike Evaluations

CenterLines Issue #158 September 22, 2006
* Pro Walk/Pro Bike 2006 Draws Record Attendance
* Make Plans Now for Pro Walk/Pro Bike 2008 in Seattle
* Guillermo (Gil) Penalosa Sets Tone with Keynote Speech
* Safe Routes to School at Pro Walk/Pro Bike 2006
* Pro Walk/Pro Bike Hosts Traffic Justice Institute
* Got 5 Minutes? Fill Out the Pro Walk/Pro Bike Evaluation!
* NCBW Announces Round VI of Walkable Community Workshops
* Follow-Up on Pro Walk/Pro Bike Velorution Session
* Baltimore (MD) Biz Group Pushes Complete Streets
* TX Study: Bike Lanes Reduce Weaving on Roads
* Nat'l Center for SRTS Launches New Web Site
* Portland (ME) Mayor "Walks & Talks" New Projects

CenterLines Issue #157 September 8, 2006
Pro Walk/Pro Bike 2006 A Huge Success
* 10 States Release SRTS Application Guidelines
* Politicians, Media Protect "Privacy" of Speeders
* Suttons Bay (MI) Trail Ribbon Cutting
* New Online Tool for Community Revitalization

CenterLines Issue #156 August 25, 2006
Pro Walk/Pro Bike 2006 Rolls Out Sept. 5-8
* Traffic Justice Institute Is Timely
* League Releases New Bike Education Video
* Thunderhead’s Benchmarking Project Gets CDC Boost
* Celebrate Int'l. Walk to School Day - Oct. 4, 2006

CenterLines Issue #155 August 11, 2006
PWPB Conference Promises A Week of Making Connections
* Full Pro Walk/Pro Bike 2006 Conference Schedule Posted
* Traffic Justice Institute: the Need for Immediate Action
* New Jersey DOT Releases Safe Routes Action Plans
* Greenway Threads Together South Carolina Community
* Beyond The IPA Guide: Calling All Public Health Practitioners

CenterLines Issue #154 July 28, 2006
Pro Walk/Pro Bike Early Bird Discounts End Monday
* Special Hotel Conference Rates Close Soon
* Traffic Justice Institute Update
* Don't Forget to Pre-Register for PWPB Special Meetings
* Contested Seats for "Contested Streets" Screening
* FHWA Proposed Rulemaking -- State, Metro Planning
* Avoid Road Rage, Costly Tickets -- Share the Road
* Blue Cross (MN) Announces Active Community Grants
* Bikes Allowed on Denver (CO) Fastracks
* High Point to Cape May (NJ) Bike Route Guide Available
* Carl Sagan -- Just Another Junk Scientist?
* Connections Newsletter Features PWPB Presenters

CenterLines Issue #153 July 14, 2006
Traffic Justice Institute Update
* Pro Walk/Pro Bike Features SRTS Events
* Hotel Room Blocks for the PWPB Conference Close Soon
* Colorado Springs (CO) Plans "Complete Streets"
* CBF Offers Walk to School Day Mini-Grants
* PWPB Conference Site Adds Newsletter and Ride Board
* "Streetsblog"...Coming to a Computer Screen Near You!
* Ohio Bike Law Cleans Up Old Issues, Covers New Ground
* New Equity Program Established in SAFETEA-LU
* Home Depot Fdn Offers Livable Community Support
* "Must See" Movie Review Draws Some Ire

CenterLines Issue #152 June 30, 2006
A Call for Traffic Justice at Pro Walk/Pro Bike 2006
* Active Living Resource Center to Adapt City SRTS Pgm.
* The "Must See" Movie of Our Times
* Pro Walk/Pro Bike 2006: Conference At A Glance Posted
* Thunderhead Alliance Publishes Complete Streets Guide
* Velo Quebec Releases Study of Bicycle Use
* MBTA Introduces New Commuter Rail Bike Coach
* Car-Free Getaways and Green Travel in The Northeast
* Safe Routes Funding Begins in Colorado

CenterLines Issue #151 June 16, 2006
NCBW Traffic Justice Institute Kicks off PW/PB 2006
* Book Tells Story Behind Death, Injury on Roads
* Chris Jordan Joins NCBW Staff as Senior Web Designer
* ALRC Offers Scholarships to Pro Walk/Pro Bike
* 1,000+ Columbia (MO) Kids Walk to School
* Active Living Research Conference Call for Abstracts
* Traverse City (MI) Trail Group Hosts Bike Classes
* TRB Accepting Annual Meeting Paper Submissions
* Marin Co. (CA) Bike/Ped Tunnel to Re-Open
* Adventure Cycling Wants Your Inspiring Stories

CenterLines Issue #149 May 19, 2006
Pro Walk/Pro Bike Registration to Open May 25
* ALRC Pro Walk/Pro Bike 2006 Scholarship Program
* 18th National Trails Symposium October 19-22, 2006
* Bicyclists Rights at Heart of $3.1M Insurance Settlement
* Kansas City (MO) Bike-N-Bus Goes System-wide
* Secretary Mineta to "Tackle" Congestion

CenterLines Issue #148 May 5, 2006
ALRC Pro Walk/Pro Bike 2006 Scholarship Program
* NCBW Launches New Web Site
* May is National Bike Month
* Act Now To Boost Bicycle Commuting
* RFP: Ped/Driver Safety Along Transit Alignments
* Enviro Excellence Awards Call for Entries
* '07 N.J. Budget Boosts Cycling, Walking
* AASHTO Wants Your Views, Offers Prizes!

CenterLines Issue #147 April 21, 2006
Pro Walk/Pro Bike Registration to Open May 15
* Breakthrough Research on Real-World Driver Behavior
* NCBW To Add State of the Practice Area to Web Site
* Seattle Bike Program Converts Dead Meters to Bike Racks
* Vancouver (WA) Releases Walking Guide, Bikeway Guide

CenterLines Issue #146 April 7, 2006
CenterLines Podcast Focuses on Greensboro (NC)
* Panel Reviews Pro Walk/Pro Bike 2006 Proposals
* SB2506 The Healthy Places Act of 2006 Introduced
* Federal Rescission Hits Safe Routes to School Pgm
* Columbus (Oh) Fixing "Incomplete Streets"
* "AAA Monkeys" Video Lampoons Auto Club
* State SRTS Coordinators Hired in 22 States
* CTE Offers Bike/Ped Planning Teleconference

CenterLines Issue #145 March 24, 2006
Pro Walk/Pro Bike Program To Be Posted May 1
* Oberstar Forum Coming April 10, Minneapolis (MN)
* NCBW's Wilkinson Provides "Healthy Streets" Keynote
* Get Ready for Probike/Prowalk Florida!
* National Bike Summit 2006 a Rousing Success
* TLC Hires Steve Clark to Run Bike-Walk Program
* Introducing...the Google Map Pedometer!
* LAB Bike to Work Week Grants Available
* Pepsi Gives $11.6 Million to Help YMCA Fight Obesity

CenterLines Issue #144 March 10, 2006
Walkable Community Workshop Reminders
* Communicating Physical Activity and Health Messages
* Chicagoland Bicycle Fed. Safe Routes Pgm to Hit 10 Schools
* Pro Walk/Pro Bike Proposal Avalanche
* Land and Water Conservation Fund in Danger Again
* Arlington (MA) Folks Want Year Round Path Access
* Transport Research World Conference Call for Abstracts
* Georgia Mayors & Cyclists Ride to State Capitol
* Active Living Resource Center Adds New Elements
* EPA/USDOT Publish Final Rule on Pm10, Pm2.5 Emissions
* Nat'l Trust Honors 12 "Distinctive Destinations"

CenterLines Issue #143 February 24, 2006
Final Deadline for Pro Walk/Pro Bike Proposals is March 1
* FHWA Releases Memo on Bike, Ped Program Funding
Active Living Research Call for Proposals
Asheville (NC) Cyclists Push for "Old U.S. 70" Greenway
* Safe Routes to School Nat'l Partnership Correction
Ontario Group Focuses Blogs on Segway
VTPI Publishes New Parking Management Book
* Columbus (GA) to Celebrate New Trail Project

CenterLines Issue #142 February 10, 2006
* PWPB 2006 Presentation Proposal Deadline Looms
* Safe Routes Partnership Produces Guide for States
* Call For Applications: Walkable Community Workshops
Hank Dittmar on Tradition and Innovation
* Squeaky Wheels of Bainbridge Island (WA) Give Out Lights
NYC's TA Publishes Traffic Relief Resource in Spanish
Missouri Appoints Safe Routes Coordinator

CenterLines Issue #141 January 27, 2006
The Make-up of Metropolitan Planning Organizations
Pro Walk/Pro Bike 2006 Presentation Submissions
* Portland (OR) Trans. Options Cuts Drive Alone Car Trips
* Maxshopper - A Swiss Pop-Up Personal Shopping Cart
* Perils for Pedestrians Lands on Dish Network

CenterLines Issue # 140 January 13, 2006
Pro Walk/Pro Bike 2006 Presentation Submission Form
* Which are the Most Walkable Communities in the US?
* Bike/Ped Coordinator Succumbs to Cancer
* Draft Guidance on Rec Trails Pgm Federal Share
* New York City Biked the Strike!
* "Perils for Pedestrians" Now on Video.Google
BFW Gets $$ to Develop Active Prescription Program
* Bikingart.Com Program for Cycling Groups
SRTS National Partnership Offers New Resources
* Draft Public Right-of-Way Accessibility Guidelines