Monthly Archives: October 2012

Safe Routes to School Profile – Mary Booth


  As an active proponent of the After-School Bike Club at Mt Ararat Middle School for many years, Mary Booth, school health coordinator for MSAD 75 (communities of Topsham, Bowdoin, Bowdoinham, and Harpswell), has championed other Safe Routes to School … Continue reading

 

Ogunquit is Recognized as ‘bike friendly’ by the League of American Bicyclists


  This article originally appeared in the Seacoast Online.   Ogunquit recognized as ‘bike friendly’ By Samantha Stephens | yccs@seacoastonline.com October 18, 2012 2:00 AM   OGUNQUIT — After one year of forming, the Ogunquit Bike-Ped Committee said the community is currently … Continue reading

 

Coalition Takes Part in Bike-a-Palooza


  This article originally appeared in the Lewiston-Auburn Sun Journal Bike-a-palooza is warm-up for Dempsey Challenge    Mark LaFlamme, Staff Writer Lewiston-Auburn | Thursday, October 11, 2012 AUBURN — It’s a crazy world and things seem to change by the minute, but … Continue reading

 

Coalition Announces Community Spokes Training


The Bicycle Coalition of Maine is going to be offering its “Community Spokes” training on November 13, 2012.  Would you or someone you know like to join us for a day of fun, learning, and planning for a more bike-and walk-friendly Maine? Simply … Continue reading

 

Position Announcement – Walking School Bus Program Coordinator


Portland Program Description & Position Announcement The Maine Safe Routes to School Program is excited to announce Walk and Bike to School Portland – a comprehensive effort to improve safety and boost the number of students walking and bicycling to … Continue reading

 

Portland Press Herald – More Walk & Bike to School Day


  This article originally appeared on PressHerald.com Maine students join ‘Walk to School’ program Some parents walk or ride bikes with their children as part of an international celebration. October 5, 2012 | By Tom Bell tbell@mainetoday.com Staff Writer PORTLAND – When Sandra Gorsuch-Plummer … Continue reading

 

Portland Press Herald – Walk & Bike to School Day


  This article originally appeared on PressHerald.com and is written by one of our favorite writers, Karen Beaudoin.  Check out her regular column here.   Caution: Kids biking to school Wednesday   Tuesday October 02, 2012 | 02:07 PM Posted by Karen Beaudoin kbeaudoin@mainetoday.com … Continue reading

 

L/A Sun Journal – Walk & Bike To School Day


  This article originally appeared on SunJournal.com.     International Walk & Bike to School Day is Oct. 3   Connections | Tuesday, October 2, 2012 AUGUSTA — Hundreds of Maine children will walk or bike to school with family members, school … Continue reading

 

WCSH6 – Walk & Bike To School


  This article originally appeared on WCSH6.com.    Take a walk or bike ride to school today Submitted by Jackie Ward Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012, 7:30am     PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — Waking up 20 minutes earlier than their friends … Continue reading

 

Seacost Online – International Walk and Bike to School Day


Originally posted on SeacoastOnline.com on October 03, 2012 2:00 AM   International Walk and Bike to School Day today   October 03, 2012 2:00 AM   AUGUSTA — Hundreds of Maine children are walking or biking to school today, with family members, … Continue reading