Trailnet’s Weekly Roundup
January is often a time of reflection; at Trailnet, we are proud to look back at the last 3 decades, in celebration of our 30th anniversary. This week we launched our winter newsletter, click here to read about our anniversary activities, how we’re moving the Vision forward in 2018 & more.
- On Thursday, we launched Trailnet TV. Each week, we will produce a Facebook Livestream interview with the staff members of Trailnet, featuring St. Louis insights, transportation updates & more. Tune into www.facebook.com/trailnet every Thursday at 9 AM, for Trailnet TV.
- Peopleforbikes posed the question, as bike-share programs grow, how can they better reach underserved communities? Click here to hear their insights.
- Read about The Bike That Saved My Life, via The New York Times. Click here for the article.
- Filling the vacant STL Bike/Pedestrian Coordination position is a top priority for the City of St. Louis Government, Trailnet & important civic partners. View the qualifications, here.
- Need some motivation? View the 5 Cities With the Most Badass Winter Bike Commuters, via Bicycling.com.
- Starting this week, Portland’s default speed on non-arterial residential streets will slow to 20 mph, which is part of the city’s ongoing Vision Zero efforts. Click here to read more, via Next City.
- Officials unveil plans for light rail connecting north St. Louis to South County. Click here to view KMOV’s story.
- From seasoned athletes to Detroit’s youth, this indoor bike track is creating more opportunities to ride, via Peopleforbikes. Learn about the Indoor Velodrome here.
- What went wrong with St. Louis’ Amazon bid? Depends who you ask, via the St. Louis Business Journal. Click here to read more.
- Epic Rides added shorter, beginner rides to its slate of events and has never looked back, via Peopleforbikes. Read more here.
It was another busy week for transportation, both nationally and locally. We hope you will continue to connect with us, to help us create a more multi-modal friendly St. Louis.