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Londonderry Rail Trail Adding a Mile of Paved Trail at Exit 5 Park & Ride Area

Bob Rimol of Londonderry Trailways welcomes visitors to Londonderry's 4.5 miles of the Manchester and Lawrence railroad corridor near the North Londonderry School.


NHDOT Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee

The next NHDOT Bicycle Pedestrian Transportation Advisory Committee (BPTAC) meeting is February 25, 11 AM to 1 PM, Room 112/113 (Main Lobby Conference Room), 7 Hazen Drive, Concord.

Plaistow Public Informational Meeting: Commuter Rail Extension Study

Non-motorized travelers in Plaistow could see New Hampshire's only commuter rail service via the MBTA's Haverhill Line into New Hampshire. The New Hampshire Department of Transportation (NHDOT) had scheduled a Public Informational Meeting on the Plaistow Commuter Rail Extension Study for January 28, 2015 at the Plaistow Town Hall (145 Main Street, Plaistow, NH). Winter Storm cleanup has forced a re-scheduling of the meeting. See for updated meeting date and time.

recycled cycles donations to Morning Star Condo children

On Tuesday, November 11, 2014, Goodwill’s Recycled Cycles program donated 35 bicycles to New American youth residing at Morning Star Condominiums in Concord, NH. The children also received a bicycle helmet donated by the Concord Police Department, Brain Injury Association of NH, Central NH Bicycling Coalition, and S&W Sports.

US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx
US Secretary of Transportation
Anthony Foxx

U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces New Initiative to Enhance Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety

On September 10, 2014, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced a new initiative to reduce pedestrian and bicyclist injuries and fatalities through a comprehensive approach that addresses infrastructure safety, education, vehicle safety and data collection. More...

USDOT in 2010 encouraged States, local governments, professional associations, community organizations, public transportation agencies, and other government agencies, to adopt policy statements on bicycle and pedestrian accommodation as an indication of their commitment to accommodating bicyclists and pedestrians as an integral element of the transportation system." More...

ROAD DIET - "A Diet You Can Live With:" See Anthony Foxx' Blog for December 15, 2014...

Concord Liberty Street Roundabout
Concord: at Center and Liberty

Roundabouts work in New Hampshire to increase capacity, reduce delay and virtually eliminate serious collisions. Most important for pedestrians, roundabouts can be designed to make New Hampshire roads and neighborhoods more accessible. The Department provides information on how to use a roundabout whether you walk, bicycle or drive a motor vehicle. This Youtube video about a Glens Falls, New York roundabout may remove all doubt in your community. A feature article in the ITE Journal explains the safety benefits of roundabouts.

Bicycle Tourists love New Hampshire while "green" bicycle tourism leaves a small footprint in New Hampshire. New Hampshire's attractiveness to tourists may partly be our courteous New Hampshire motorists, as Robert Messenger from New York City found. more …

NH DRED's Travel and Tourism Bureau provides 5 reasons to drive your bicycle

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Transportation "Alternatives?" Mark Gorton articulates the case for investment in walking and biking infrastructure at Pro-Walk Pro-Bike 2012 in Long Beach Californial More...

Watch this video for Walkability Basics for communities


the road with horses.

Keep Equestrians and Their Animals Safe. How fast should you drive by a horse? How close should you get? Just think about how fast and close you want others to drive by your own animal. Check out this equestrian safety publc service announcement from Vermont. New Hampshire law requires vehicle operators to avoid frightening a horse.

Ann Poole provided this picture taken along Beard Road in Hillsborough.

Town of Hanover street re-striping

The Town of Hanover has clarified some of the rules of the road related to motorist/pedestrian/cyclist space through innovative pavement markings on Valley Road. Valley Road has no sidewalks and pedestrians have only the highway as a legal transportation option. This application includes a new sign explaining the rules of the road where sidewalks are not present along a highway. See full size picture and full article in The Dartmouth .

Tehran Pedestrian Bridge
Tabiat Bridge, Tehran designed by Leila Araghian. The design of this three-level pedestrian bridge is inspired by ancient Iranian architecture whereby the bridge is a crossing path linking 2 sides of a valley and a place to stay, relax and enjoy beautiful views. More...

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