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The Time for Vision Zero STL has Arrived

Posted by Trailnet.org on Oct 07, 2015 A movement to end traffic deaths and disabling injuries known as Vision Zero, which began as an Act of Parliament in Sweden in 1997, is gaining traction in the U.S. where traffic fatalities are twice that of EU countries and almost twice that of Canada. Vision Zero is […]

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St. Louis City names first bike/pedestrian coordinator

St. Louis Post Dispatch – September 30, 2015 1:56 pm  •  By Leah Thorsen ST. LOUIS • Jamie Wilson, president of the local transportation engineering firm CBB, has been hired as the city’s first bike/pedestrian coordinator. Wilson, a traffic engineer, led the company’s traffic operations division. He oversaw the team that managed detour routes during the closure and reconstruction of […]

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Volunteer during Share the Street

Posted on Trailnet.org on Aug 19, 2015 We’re looking for volunteers to help out during our Share the Street Party. Volunteers will be needed for general event set-up, bike valet, the Trailnet table, the beer table, dance-walk course guides, and event tear-down. Volunteers will receive a $5 ticket for food and one complimentary beverage. Beer […]

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Bicycle and Pedestrian Counts

Posted on Trailnet.org on Jul 28, 2015 Trailnet, with support from Great Rivers Greenway, is participating in the National Bicycle and Pedestrian Documentation Project for the fourth consecutive September. As we continue to collect data each year, we will be able to show changes in bicycling and pedestrian activity. This information is essential for planning and infrastructure projects that will help […]

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Two mothers of St. Louis hit-and-run victims hold vigil calling for safer streets

St. Louis Post Dispatch – July 28, 2015 9:15 pm • By Joel Currier ST. LOUIS • Two mothers grieving similar tragedies joined forces Tuesday night to call for safer streets near the spot where their adult children were killed by hit-and-run drivers three years apart. It has been 30 days since Ashish “Bapi” Gupta, […]

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Trailnet welcomes new bicycle and pedestrian planner

Posted on Trailnet.org on July 2, 2015 The Plan4Health grant has brought excitement and new energy to Trailnet’s planning division by allowing us bring on some new talent. We’re excited to announce Grace Kyung has joined the Trailnet team as our new Bicycle and Pedestrian Planner. She comes to Trailnet from Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, where she earned […]

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