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Report on Trains Returning to Northampton

Hey, Western Mass, the trains are coming back! Beginning late 2014, train service will return to Northampton, MA and Greenfield, MA, when trains heading north from New Haven, CT and Springfield, MA will follow the route of the Connecticut River … Continue reading

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New England Governors Agree Bikes Aid Tourism

Where did you go on vacation this year? Was it a place you could relax, have a simpler day, enjoy the outdoors in some way? Happen to notice any bike riders while you were there? Two recent articles show that … Continue reading

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Train Service Could Bring Cyclists To Western Massachusetts

The Berkshires in Western Massachusetts is a popular recreation destination for New York City residents. Housatonic Railroad is investigating bringing back passenger service on its line from Danbury, Connecticut to Pittsfield, Massachusetts [map]. This could have big benefits for biking … Continue reading

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Getting You & Your Groceries Home Safely

Going out for a leisurely bike ride is one thing. But how do you get the stuff of life done on your bike? I mean, you’ve got things to carry, right? You can stuff things for work in your backpack, … Continue reading

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Northampton Bike Breakfast 2011

Northampton Bike Breakfast was a fabulous success! Despite the rain, cyclists and walkers alike came by the courthouse lawn in downtown to visit with others and enjoy generous breakfast donations from local businesses. When I arrived at 5:30 a.m., the … Continue reading

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Southampton Rail Trail Progress

Southampton appears poised to join the greenway parade! Today’s Daily Hampshire Gazette (subscription required) has an article on p. B3 about last night’s Southampton Select Board Meeting action approving moving the rail trail project forward. Southampton is the only Massachusetts … Continue reading

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Cyclovida:Lifecycle Film Showing in Northampton

Cycling film to be shown at the Academy of Music in Northampton. Interested to see how bicycles can be used in efforts to care for the environment by people who know their lives and livelihoods depend on their relationship with … Continue reading

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Biking Vacations Demand On Increase

What are you doing on vacation this year? Chances are if you’re driving you’ll be taking your bike with you, or if you’re flying, you’ll be visiting a city where biking tours or rental bikes are offered. Via a tweet … Continue reading

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Fix it up

People here in Northampton use bikes for more than recreation. There are many businesses which use bikes to make deliveries of various types. One of my favorite is Pedal People run by my friend Ruthie Woodring and her partner, Ben … Continue reading

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