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CenterLines Issue #191 December 27, 2007
What's That In The Road...Ahead?
* Correction: 2009 Trans. Reauthorization Article
* APBP Develops Complete Streets Workshops
* Connecticut Awards $1M in Safe Routes Grants
* Streetsblog's "Streetsies" Highlight Bike/Ped Gains, Losses
* Walk21 Barcelona 2008 Presentation Proposals Due 2/8/08

CenterLines Issue #190 December 12, 2007
Sharon Roerty Named NCBW Deputy Director
* ALRC Reports In On 2007 City-SRTS Project
* Presentation Proposals For PWPB 2008 Now Being Accepted
* CenterLines Podcasts Return
* SRTS Partnership's State Network Project Update
* Turn a Pedal, Melt some Fat
* Boulder (CO) "Freiker" Encourages, Measures Riders
* Boston (MA) MAPC Begins Ped. Plan Survey
* 2009 Surface Trans Program Reauthorization Coming!
* An Interview with N.Y. Times Ethicist, Randy Cohen
* FHWA Honors "Exemplary Human Environment Initiatives"

CenterLines Issue #189 November 28, 2007
Pro Walk/Pro Bike 2008 Call For Presentations
* NCBW Partners With The Ruth Mott Foundation In Flint, MI
* Portland (OR) 2008 Village Building Convergence
* Join the Trans-Iberian Express this Spring!
* Professional Development Course on Pedestrian Accessibility Offered
* Physical Activity for Pub. Health Practitioners
* Stanford Univ. Researchers Study Quiet Vehicles
* STPP/CNT Plan Jan. 30-31 Orlando (FL) Workshop
* TRB 87th Annual Meeting Reg. Fees Go Up Dec. 1st
* Skeese Greets Releases Holiday Card Collection
* Sue Knaup Launches One Street

CenterLines Issue #188 November 14, 2007
Safe Routes to School and Equity: The Fifth "E"
* Minneapolis (MN) Counts Show Bicycling on the Rise
* Report from the Field: NCBW's Chauncey in New Zealand
* Move Thru Spartanburg (SC) New Way, Find Prizes!
* Bikes Belong Awards $35,000 in Grants
* Park City, Utah Passes $15M Trail Bond
* November Is PTA Healthy Lifestyles Month
* The Power of Advocacy in Arkansas
* Charlotte (NC) Adopts New Street Design Guidelines
* Delphi (IN) Bridge Project Started with a $10 Bill

CenterLines Issue #187 October 31, 2007
Pro Walk/Pro Bike Conference Schedule Posted
* Seattle (WA) Bicycle Master Plan Heads to Council
* Crawford Co. (IA) Bans RAGBRAI Ride - What Next?
* ALRC Introduces New Parents Brochure
* Access Board Co-Hosts Evaluation of Work Zone Devices
* A Dispatch from Ontario, Canada
* Indiana Communities Go for Safe Routes Grants
* PPS' "Streets As Places" Seminar Coming Soon
* Will Canada Break World Walking Record Today?
* Oregon's BTA Gets New Executive Director
* Study: Parking Spaces Outnumber Drivers 3 to 1

CenterLines Issue #186 October 17, 2007
ALRC Catalyst for Bike/Ped Week In Columbia, SC
* Illinois Victory for Nat'l Complete Streets Movement
* New Webinar: Getting Children and Youth To Cycle More
* Marin Co. (CA) Gives Non-Driving Employees Cash
* Tourists to Florida: "Where Can I Bicycle?"
* Boston (MA) Announces Upcoming Bike Summit
* Calif. Gov. Schwarzenegger Signs Safe Routes Bill
* ALRC Hosts Removing Barriers Webinar
* STPP, CNT to Offer New Transportation Webinar
* ITDP, Mexico City Develop Bicycle Master Plan
* TSTC Talks Sprawl/Traffic Link in Connecticut
* Atlanta (GA) Regional Bike-Ped Plan Adopted
* Physically Challenged Triathletes Topple Records

CenterLines Issue #185 October 3, 2007
Sue Knaup Departs the Thunderhead Alliance
* Recognizing Barriers: An ALRC On-Line Seminar
* Mass. Bike Coalition Hosts Committee Workshop
* ALRC's City-SRTS Workshop Marathon
* UK Bike Group Weighs Question of Value for Money
* Seeking Night-Time, Impaired Ped Crash Research
* Safe Routes Partnership Releases National Report
* Victoria (BC) Bike/Walk Group Releases Sharrows Study
* New York (NY) Gets its First Separated Bike Path
* Thunderhead Benchmarking Gives Advocates a Boost
* Cycling Scotland Photo Library is Online
* Rescissions' Increasing Impact on State Trans. Budgets
* Wanted: Cross Country Cyclists & Logistics Team

CenterLines Issue #184 September 19, 2007
Joint California Bike-Ped Conference A Success
* ALRC Offers Introductory Level Seminar
* Suttons Bay (MI) Trail Mortgage Paid Off
* Iowa Schools to Celebrate Int'l Walk to School Day
* First National Safe Routes Conference Coming Soon
* NYC (NY) D.O.T. Announces $5M Brooklyn Safety Project
* Missoula (MT) Car Dealer Announces Bike Loaner Program
* Coalition Director Praises Calif. Walk/Bike Conference
* TTI Study: Congestion Worsening in Cities Large, Small
* Celebrate World Car-Free Day Every Day!

CenterLines Issue #183 September 5, 2007
Thunderhead Alliance Releases First Benchmarking Report
* NCBW's Pro Walk/Pro Bike 2008 Planning Underway
* Safe Routes Partnership Launches New Web Site
* Nov. '07 Int'l Conference: Road Safety on Four Continents
* California Safe Routes Funding in Jeopardy
* BTA Expects Largest Bike Commute Challenge Ever
* STPP and CNT Announce New Sessions
* California Safe Routes Funding in Jeopardy
* Kirkland (WA) Moves Ahead with Active Living Task Force

CenterLines Issue #182 August 22, 2007
Trek Announces Major New Advocacy Effort
* Trans. Secretary Peters Fingers Bike Trails As Problem
* Bad Bicycle...Bad, Bad! A Commentary
* Bangladesh Professor Looking for Bike/Ped Resources
* Abstracts, Nominations: Active Living Research Conference
* Santa Cruz (CA) Mourns Bicycling Teacher Killed By Truck
* Shoreline (WA) Aurora Corridor Project Moves Ahead
* Chicagoans' Carbon Footprint Among Nation's Highest
* La Route Verte, Velo-Quebec, & Jean-Francois Pronovost

CenterLines Issue #181 August 08, 2007
Excuse Me?!?
* Official Inauguration of Quebec's Route Verte
* Want to Quickly Expand Your Bike/Ped Archives?
* Thunderhead Training in Louisville Great Success
* Bikes Belong Launches New Website
* John Fegan Passes FHWA Bike/Ped Program Torch...
* ...to Gabe Rousseau, New Bike/Ped Pgm. Manager
* Safe Routes Nat'l. Conference Stipends Announced
* NRPA Action Alert -- "No Child Left Inside" Act
* Boston Bike Film Festival Call for Entries
* Bike News from Christchurch, New Zealand

CenterLines Issue #180 July 25, 2007
Bicycle Safety Brochure Artwork Now Available in Spanish
* NCBW Gives Away Ice Cream in Flint, MI
* New Jersey DOT Awards $4.15 Million in SRTS Grants
* Getting To Know Seattle Before Pro Walk/Pro Bike 2008
* Applications Being Accepted for Oberstar SRTS Award
* Walk21 News: Hans Monderman, Guinness Attempt
* Hello from Sitka, Alaska!
* Portland State Univ. Offers Bikeway Course
* Bike Smart, Walk Smart Materials Available
* All Hail The Route verte! August 10, 2007

CenterLines Issue #179 July 11, 2007
Complete Streets Coalition Gets Major Grant
* Walk to School Day Registration Open
* FHWA Releases Bike-Ped Transportation Course
* ASRTS Session Added to Toronto (ON) Walk21
* 4000+ Kids Try Michigan SRTS Middle School Pilot

CenterLines Issue #178 June 27, 2007
ALRC Offers Free Complete Streets Webinar
* Jane Stutts, HSRC Researcher, to Retire
* Ocean Springs (MS) A Top Ten Cottage Community
* What is a "Bike Bus"?
* Access Board Releases Notice for Outdoor Developed Areas
* AK, AR, What's One Little Letter Among Friends?

CenterLines Issue #177 June 13, 2007
A Report From The Field: City-SRTS in Brooklyn
* ALRC's Parents' Pamphlet Artwork a Popular Request
* Obesity Summit Establishes Leg. Priorities
* Edmonton (AB) Embraces Sustainable Trans.
* Illinois Leg. Passes Complete Streets Bill
* Bike Thieves Hit Oregon's BTA Albany Program
* California Assembly Passes Bike Bills
* Query: Trails' Tourism Marketing Potential
* SRTS Nat'l Partnership Seeks Nominations
* League Unveils New BFC Web Site
* NCSRTS, ITE Offer Safe Routes Web Seminars
* Just a Walkin' The Dog - to Better Health
* U.S. Phys. Activity Advisory Committee to Meet
* U.S. Driving: Up or Down?
* '07 Tour de Georgia Brings Home Bucks!
* Presentation Abstracts Due for Roundabout Conference

CenterLines Issue #176 May 30, 2007
Seattle Readies Itself for Pro Walk/Pro Bike 2008
* A Report From The Field: Pearisburg, Virginia
* ALRC 'Parent's Pamphlet' Artwork Now Available
* Driving is Down, Biking Up, as Gas Prices Soar
* Marin Co. (CA): Complete Streets Yields New Bike Lanes
* Safe Routes Conference Proposals Due June 8
* Colorado Walks Begins Mile Designation Program
* Columbia (MO) "Mayor's Challenge" A Big Success
* NRPA Advocacy Scores LWCF Funding Victory

CenterLines Issue #175 May 16, 2007
* Atlanta (GA) Hosts ALRC's City Safe Routes Workshops
* Bikes Belong Awards $50,000 In New Grants
* ALRC Creates New Version of Parent's Bike Safety Brochure
* A Request for Help From New Orleans
* A New Copenhagen Bike Facility Study
* Get Ready for Pro Bike/Pro Walk Florida!
* Banks Award For Innovative Transportation Leadership

CenterLines Issue #174 May 02, 2007
* House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Calls on FHWA to Change the Way Rescissions are Handled
* Technical Assistance for Small Cities and Rural Communities
* World Injury Prevention & Safety Promotion Conference
* NCBW Proposes Joint Conference with SRTS National Partnership in 2008 and Beyond
* Simulator Shows Dangers of Speed, Drink, Phones
* Columbus (OH) Groups Hosting Int'l Design Competition
* BikeWalk Virginia Looking for Exec. Director
* Pub. Health Grand Rounds on Healthy Places
* Pednet of Columbia (MO) Pilot Bike Train Program
* NCBW Awarded Grant by the Ruth Mott Foundation

CenterLines Issue #173 April 18, 2007
* Seattle (WA) Unveils New Bicycle Master Plan
* Penn. Dot Makes 'Should' A 'Shall'
* Chicago Pilot Program Aims to Reduce Crashes By Half
* Scholarships Available for Public Health Practitioner's Course
* Mich. to Host 1st Annual SRTS National Conference

CenterLines Issue #172 April 04, 2007
* Westin Seattle Chosen for Pro Walk/Pro Bike 2008
* The Latest on Rescissions for CMAQ, TE, RTP Funds
* Transportation Enhancements Funding Under Attack
* Safe Routes to School State Network Project
* Decatur, Georgia's Fred Boykin Receives Advocacy Award
* How Walkable is Your Town?
* Cambridge (MA) Green Streets Walks, Talks, Eats

CenterLines Issue #171 March 21, 2007
* Pro Walk/Pro Bike 2008: Seattle, Here We Come!
* Look Out! State DOTs and FHWA Are Comin' to Get You...Again
* Bike Summit Highlights: Mayor Abramson, Traffic Justice
* ALRC City SRTS 2007 Candidates Selected
* ITDP, ED Hold Indonesia Congestion Pricing Workshops
* UrbanThinkers Pilot Walking, Cycling Teacher Workshop
* 2007 Nova Scotia Cycling Summit Coming Soon!
* ALRC Conference Call Series Open To Community Groups
* Unyielding Traffic Priorities Make Challenges Clear
* 2007 Ride of Silence to Take Place May 19th
* Call For ALRC Pilot Workshops Closes March 23
* MD's "One Less Car" Welcomes New Exec. Director
* Oregon Bike Summit Focus: Funding, Tourism Support

CenterLines Issue #170 March 07, 2007
* ALRC Offers Community Benchmarking Pilot Workshops
* Wyoming Legislature Repeals Mandatory Path Law
* NCBW Wins Society of Behavioral Medicine Award
* Colorado Walks Will Host State Pedestrian Summit
* Drivecam Reduces Risky Behavior Among Teen Drivers
* Columbus (OH) Launches $50 Million "Operation Safe-Walks"
* Your Commute May Be Killing You

CenterLines Issue #169 February 21, 2007
* ALRC Accepting Applicants for City SRTS Pilot Program
* Complete the Streets Approach Explored at TRB
* CBF Announces "Drive with Care" Pilot Project
* Smart Growth Awards Call for Entries
* Radar Speed Signs Becoming Mainstream?
* Lance Looking for Help in National Cancer Battle
* EPA Seeks Comment on U.S. Greenhouse Gas Inventory
* Thunderhead Launches Revised Org. Leadership Resource Library

CenterLines Issue #168 February 7, 2007
* ALRC Adds New Fact Sheets
* Accessibility Resources on "Naked Street"* Projects
* Calling All Romantic Urban Walking Routes!
* Annapolis (MD) Hosts 10th Bike/Ped Symposium
* Edmonton (AB) Survey Highlights Physical Activity
* Update on Seattle Pro Walk/Pro Bike
* NCBW Receives New RWJF Grant

CenterLines Issue #167 January 24, 2007
* Pete Lagerwey Dismissed as Seattle DOT Ped/Bike Program Coordinator
* ALRC Develops Urban Safe Routes Program
* A Quick 2006 NCBW Retrospective
* Welcome to Kentucky's New Bike/Ped Coordinator!
* Walk/Bike California Call for Presentations Deadline
* Sign Up for NCSRTS Safe Routes Email Alerts
* Walk21 Toronto 2007 Conference Call for Papers
* Register Now for the National Bike Summit
* Walk-To-Transit Paper Wins TRB Nod

CenterLines Issue #166 January 10, 2007
* Speaking of Great Moves...
* FHWA: Not Being All It Could Be
* Traffic Justice Update
* Draft Vermont Ped/Bike Policy Plan Completed
* Active Living Resource Center Revises Website
* Mass. Bike Bill Vetoed by Lt. Governor
* NCBW Contract Project Updates
* Sonoma Co. (CA) Coalition Hires Safe Routes Expert