The Burlington Free Press covers the upcoming Montpelier on-demand microtransit pilot project - scheduled to launch in January 2021.
The Talk of the Town section covered SMC's Social Distance Ice Cream Social for CAN Volunteer Coordinators who are organinizing their neighborhood networks.
Bronwyn Fryer covers Laura Brooke's community organizing efforts on the CAN project in the Local Heroes section - a topic Bronwyn covered during the COVID-pandemic.
VPR's Brave Little State covers the broad topic of transportation in Vermont. Angela & Peter cover a range of ideas and solutions to lower the number of Vermonters who drive single-occupancy vehicles, including SMC's work on on-demand, microtransit!
Montpelier City Council is being asked to “stick a stick in the spokes” of the planned redevelopment of land adjacent to the former Montpelier Beverage & Redemption Center on Main Street in the Capital City amid calls to create a new city park on the site instead.
Many Montpelier residents are choosing to become “car-liberated.” According to the 2016 American Community Survey, 530 households, or about 15 percent of Montpelier, are car free. They live side by side with those who rely on one, if not two, singleoccupancy vehicles. As many seek to become more green and more carbon-neutral, we are learning that sustainable cities are walkable cities.
The premiere of the Farmers Market on State Street on Saturday was wellreceived, although for some “the jury is still out.” The move from the nearby parking lot next to Julio’s restaurant was part of a trial run to promote the city as more pedestrianfriendly.
The task of reimagining, then of remaking Montpelier took another solid step forward on July 27 when about 50 or so citizens gathered at a late afternoon garden party to witness the launch of a new notforprofit organization called the "Sustainable Montpelier Coalition."
State, city and civic leaders from the governor on down hailed a new vision of the future for the Capital City on Wednesday. It marked the culmination of a six-month design competition, Sustainable Montpelier 2030, organized by Net Zero Vermont to make the city carbon neutral by 2030. And the winner is — Team Bridges
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The VTrans On-Demand Micro-Transit Working Group has approved the Montpelier Pilot Project. The pilot project will be starting January '21.
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