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Trek Bicycle National Study Reveals New & Emerging U.S. Cycling Behaviors During Coronavirus Pandemic

WATERLOO, Wis., April 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — As many Americans across the country are facing extended social distancing orders due to the COVID-19 pandemic, consumers are turning to cycling as an alternate means of essential transportation, for mental and physical health, and to keep the kids busy. Today, Trek Bicycle released new results from a nationally representative survey of over 1,000 American adults 18-years-old and over, conducted in partnership with research firm Engine Insights. The study explores how cycling behaviors and attitudes are shifting amidst the Coronavirus pandemic, with results revealing that bike riding is perceived as a “safer” activity and mode of transportation compared to public transit, and more people are biking than before.

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Of Americans who own a bike, 21% of them have been riding more since the COVID-19 pandemic. This can be traced back to a need for less public and crowded forms of transportation, a

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Bike registry services merge as Project 529 buys National Bike Registry

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — The online bike registry platform Project 529 has acquired the National Bike Registry and is integrating the two programs, which have nearly 400,000 bikes in their combined registries.

The company said the merger will give law enforcement, universities, cyclists and independent bicycle dealers tools to recover and return stolen bikes.

The National Bike Registry was launched in 1984 and later pioneered the concept of an online bicycle registration database that is accessible by law enforcement agencies across North America. The Registry has been used by more than 2,000 law enforcement agencies.

“We’re very happy to pass the baton to the team at Project 529 to attack the bicycle theft epidemic,” said Eddie Orton, who has sponsored the NBR effort for over two decades. “The passion and capabilities of the team at 529 will be able to take our work to the next level and better serve

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Heavy Vehicle National Law Review

Introduction

The NTC (ABN 67 890 861 578) is an independent statutory body that contributes to the achievement of national transport policy objectives by developing regulatory and operational reform of Australia’s road, rail and intermodal transport systems.

Where the collection or handling of personal information by the NTC is subject to the Privacy Act, the NTC must comply with the requirements of that Act. The Privacy Act regulates the manner in which personal information is handled throughout its life cycle, from collection to use, storage, accessibility and disposal.

What is personal information?

Personal information is information or an opinion about an identified individual, or an individual who is reasonably identifiable, whether the information or opinion is true or not, and whether the information or opinion is recorded in a material form or not.

Special provisions apply to the collection of personal information which is sensitive such as health information and

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National Transportation Center at UMD

Center Theme

The theme of the Center is “Strategic Transportation Policies, Investments and Decisions for Economic Competitiveness”. The Center will conduct research and provide education and technology transfer related to this theme, and will directly support the US DOT’s strategic goal of economic competitiveness with consideration for other relevant strategic goals such as safety and environmental sustainability.

stock photo of trucksCenter Scope

The Center is concerned with the integrated operations and planning of all modes serving the nation’s passenger and freight transportation system, including the institutional issues associated with their management and investments. A balanced multi-modal approach will be used that considers freight and passenger travel mobility, reliability, and sustainability, as well as system operations during periods of both recurring and non-recurring incidents, including response to major emergencies. The modes in this theme include highway, transit, rail, and inter-modal interfaces including ports, terminals and airports. In particular, the Center will focus on research,

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Transportation | National Climate Assessment

  • Adelsman, H., J. Ekrem, L. W. Binder, K. Cook, K. Cooper, L. M. Helbrecht, R. Jamison, J. D. Phillips, P. Pickett, C. L. Roalkvam, S. Salisbury, D. Siemann, and P. Speaks, 2012: Preparing for a Changing Climate. Washington State’s Integrated Climate Response Strategy. Publication No. 12-01-004. 203 pp., State of Washington, Department of Ecology, Olympia, WA. URL
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  • Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, 2010: Alaska’s Climate Change Strategy: Addressing Impacts in Alaska. Final Report Submitted by the Adaptation Advisory Group to the Alaska Climate Change Sub-Cabinet. 94 pp., State of Alaska, Juneau, AK. URL
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  • Angel, J. R., and K. E. Kunkel, 2010: The response of Great Lakes water levels to future climate scenarios with an emphasis on Lake Michigan-Huron. Journal of Great Lakes Research, 36, 51-58, doi:10.1016/j.jglr.2009.09.006. | Detail ↩

  • Arctic Council, 2009: Arctic Marine Shipping

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    Bicycling Information – Grand Canyon National Park (U.S. National Park Service)

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    Three images, from left to right, park shuttle bus carrying several bicycles up front in an external rack. A bicycle in campsite with blue tent. Bicycle rental facility with attendant talking with two customers.

     

    South Rim

    Looking to exchange four wheels for two? Bicycling is a great way to experience the South Rim. Cyclists can enjoy approximately 13 miles (21 km) of roads and Greenway Trails that allow for more intimate explorations along the rim. If you get tired, load your bike on one of the park’s bicycle-friendly shuttle buses – there is a bus stop every one-half to one-mile along the 13 mile-stretch.

    Bicycles are allowed on all paved and unpaved roads on the South Rim. Be good to yourself and the environment – ride instead of drive.

     

    Image: 2 bicyclists riding along a paved greenway path along the edge of a colorful canyon landscape
    Cyclists riding along the Hermit Road Greenway. Photo courtesy Sarah Neal.

     

    Hermit Road

    Scenic Hermit Road follows the canyon rim for 7 miles (11 km) and is one of the best places in the park for cycling. Most of the year, private vehicle restrictions eliminate most traffic. Shuttle and

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    The National Transit Database (NTD)

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    In the United States, transit ridership has grown by more than 20 percent in the last decade, reaching its highest levels since 1957. To keep track of the industry and provide public information and statistics as it continues to grow, FTA’s National Transit Database (NTD) records the financial, operating and asset condition of transit systems.

    After data reporting was required by Congress in 1974, the NTD was set up to be the repository of data about the financial, operating and asset conditions of American transit systems. The NTD is designed to support local, state and regional planning efforts and help governments and other decision-makers make multi-year comparisons and perform trend analyses. It contains a wealth of information such as agency funding sources, inventories of vehicles and maintenance facilities, safety event reports, measures of transit service provided and consumed, and data on transit employees.

    What’s New

    In December 2019, FTA released

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