Middlebury eyes more than two dozen pedestrian & bike upgrades

Local planners and a hired consultant this week unfurled Middlebury’s first-ever “Bicycle and Pedestrian Connectivity Plan,” a document that suggests 28 specific spots in the community where such amenities could be improved.

Letter to the editor: Safety of cyclists is a shared task

I enjoyed seeing coverage of the Tour de Farms and Kelly Brush Rides in last week’s paper. Unfortunately, there were multiple photos showing cyclists riding in an unsafe and illegal manner.

Registration is open for Tour de Farms

Registration is now open for ACORN’s Tour de Farms, one of Vermont’s oldest cycling farm tours.

Pump track good for kids and adults

It’s fun, it’s free and it’s kid friendly. It’s the Middlebury Bike Pump Track, which opened last week at the Middlebury Recreation Park.

Middlebury seeks long-range bike-ped plan

The town of Middlebury wants to craft a comprehensive plan for its biking and pedestrian amenities, a document that would serve as a useful guide for locals and visitors. 

Monkton explores bike, walking routes

Monkton will soon start exploring ways to help cyclists and pedestrians get around town more easily. 

Bike pump track is taking shape in Middlebury

Biking and fitness enthusiasts are preparing for the creation a new outdoor exercise amenity that will increase the availability of free, fun and accessible outdoor recreation opportunities in Addison County’s shire town. It’s the Middlebury Bike Pump Tra … (read more)

New Haven explores street safety upgrades

The town of New Haven, in collaboration with the Addison County Regional Planning Commission and Vermont Agency of Transportation, is exploring ways to make Munger Street safer for bicyclists and pedestrians.

Clippings: Instagram added insult to injury

While riding my bike to work one Wednesday morning I rear-ended a stationary pick-up truck on Main Street during morning rush hour. The pickup won.

Cyclists gearing up for Kelly Brush Ride next week

Cyclists from all over the region will be once again gathering in Middlebury to join in the biggest charity cycling event in the state, the 17th annual Kelly Brush Ride powered by VBT Bicycling Vacations.

Tour de Farms returning to Shoreham

After years in Bristol, Charlotte, Hinesburg, and Vergennes, ACORN’s Tour de Farms, one of Vermont’s oldest cycling farm tours, is returning to Shoreham, where the event started in 2008.

The Vermont Walk/Bike Summit is coming up

Save the date! The Vermont Walk Bike Summit is coming to Middlebury on May 6.

Mary Hogan preschool gets balance bikes

The Mary Hogan Preschool Program, Frog Hollow Bikes and Safe Routes Middlebury recently partnered to bring six new balance bicycles to the preschool at the Middlebury school.

Learn about Vermont bicycle history

MIDDLEBURY — UVM professor Luis Vivanco will share the story of the bicycle’s introduction to Vermont in a talk at Ilsley Public Library in Middlebury next Wednesday, Feb. 5, at 7 p.m. His talk, “When the Bicycle Came to Vermont,” is part of the Vermont H … (read more)