Tag Archives: Peoria

Peoria-born business gets ready to move next to its customers on the Rock Island Trail

Good to see a locally owned business going in next to Peoria’s local trail. Continue reading

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A Peoria landmark you’ll be able to cross on foot or bicycle

In 2014, Peoria will gain an increasingly rare item: a new landmark, one of special interest to people who walk and bicycle, the Rock Island Greenway overpass. Continue reading

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Ian Lockwood talks Complete Streets in Peoria

On the one hand: amazing. On the other hand, one Complete Streets presentation against hundreds promoting highways to and through everywhere. Continue reading

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Kickstand down at Peoria’s Soldiers and Sailors Monument

I like a ride with a turnaround point. Usually the point is breakfast. Since Wednesday was a surprisingly unstructured day off for me—morning had somehow turned into afternoon—I decided to aim the Tern Link P7i toward the heart of downtown … Continue reading

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If you build it, they will ride in New York, and their neighbors will complain

In three years, the New York City Department of Transportation added 200 miles of new on-street bike facilities. For people who ride bicycles, this may be the modern equivalent of an old Robert Moses project: a transformation made possible by … Continue reading

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League of Illinois Bicyclists announces Peoria to Bloomington bicycle guide

The new Mackinaw Valley Trail Guide includes a map and cue sheet to help people find their way as they ride bicycles between the Illinois cities of Peoria and Bloomington. The guide, available as a PDF on the League of … Continue reading

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