Tag Archives: Rock Island Greenway

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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Advertising to Rock Island Greenway trail users

When you open a trail within a built environment, you open a view into the formerly invisible, including the back and side of businesses as well as residential back yards. Here’s evidence that at least one company realizes its audience is approaching from a new direction. Continue reading

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Mike Honnold pedals the Netherlands (and returns to Peoria)

“Right away I could tell cycling was Priority Number One due to the number of bikes parked in the racks outside the train station. That many people would not be using bikes for transportation if the country made it difficult for them to be used.” Continue reading

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Katy, Rock Island, Greenway trails unaffected by Supreme Court rails-to-trails ruling

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy provides list of conditions that protects some rail-to-trail and trail projects against recent court ruling. 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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