Atlanta Bicycle Coalition

Bike Shops are Essential Business

Our lives are being challenged in many ways — businesses are being closed and workers are left without income;  transportation decisions and options become dilemmas; spaces to practice safe, healthful activities are being reshaped.
At the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition, we’re doing what we can to lessen the impact of these challenges.  This week, we worked with local bike shop owners, city council members, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, and ATL DOT Commissioner Josh Rowan to establish bike shops as essential businesses under the Mayor’s shelter-in-place executive order.  In our outreach to bike shop owners on Tuesday, we learned that some bike shops were closed and many were seeking clarification on the city’s stance.
Today, we are pleased to relay this message from Peter Kadushin, the Director of Communications for the mayor. 
“Bike shops are considered essential under the order. While not listed specifically, bike shops are

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Vehicle Engineering – avl.com

Design Solution for Tractors

Knowledge about the newest materials and the necessary production processes that are required to meet a dynamic market with challenging

Homologation Support Solution for Tractors

A lot of legal issues have to be considered in order to receive official approval and homologation for on road

Tractor Engineering Solution

Flexible application diversity in a cost effective manner, productivity increase including precision as well as sustainability are driving the industry.

Cabin Development Solution for Agricultural Machines

Designing the perfect fitting cabin is the challenge. The industry is dealing with the comfort and functionality requirements of end

THE CONNECTED POWERTRAIN™

Vehicles communicate with each other and with the infrastructure, linking the powertrain to the vehicle’s environment opens new possibilities to

AVL Attribute Engineering

AVL’s attribute engineering focuses on balancing energy efficiency, best-in-class driving experience and excitement as well as the development of the

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In the near future car

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AASHTO – Standing Committee on Performance Management

Awards

The
Francis B. Francois Award is an annual Award for Innovation, presented to one AASHTO member State, enabling that state to fund a $10,000 graduate fellowship at a state university of the winner’s choice. Innovation is defined as something worthwhile that establishes, increases, or enhances value to the public.

Any AASHTO member State is eligible to enter the competition for the Award. Each State is limited to only one award application submittal per award cycle. Entries will be judged on the innovation, sharing, approach, implementation of the innovation, and results.

The 2013 Francis B. Francois Award winner was Idaho Transportation Department for its Winter Performance Measuring through Road Weather Information Sites (RWIS) initiative.

The 2013 winner of the
Performance Excellence Award was Maryland’s SafeZones Program, Maryland State Highway Administration.

Here are the applications and criteria for each of the awards.

SCOPM Committee Meeting
October 19, 2013
AASHTO

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Car Wash – Free Online Multiplication Math Game

Car Wash – Multiplication Math Game

Content Skill: Multiplication        
Common Core State Standards: CCSS.Math.Content.3.OA.C.7 – Fluently multiply within 100, using strategies such as the relationship between multiplication and division or properties of operations. By the end of Grade 3, know from memory all products of two one-digit numbers.

Description

Ever want to race a car? Suds, bubbles… sparkle! Wash one car or many by answering each multiplication problem correctly, then join a car race. First work then fun! This free online game will help quiz you on each fact. Who knew there would be a race waiting after you practice your multiplication problems?

Instructions

Welcome to Car Wash Multiplication | Multiplication.com 

Step 1
After the game loads up, choose the fact families you would like to practice. You can choose individual multiplication fact families or groups of fact families.

Solve the Facts to Clean the Cars in Car Wash Multiplication | Multiplication.com 

Step 2
One by one, cars will enter the car wash. To wash them, choose the correct answer

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Cost to Own a Vehicle Archives


Average new vehicle will cost nearly $8,500 annually to own and operate

ORLANDO, Fla. (August 23, 2017) – Owning and operating a new vehicle in 2017 will cost a driver an average of $8,469 annually, or $706 each month, according to a new study from AAA. The annual evaluation of driving costs reveals that small sedans are the least expensive vehicles to drive at $6,354 annually, however small SUVs ($7,606), hybrids ($7,687) and electric vehicles ($8,439) all offer lower-than-average driving costs to U.S. drivers. Conversely, of the nine categories included in the evaluation, pickup trucks are the most expensive vehicles to drive at $10,054 annually.

“Determining the cost of a new vehicle car is more than calculating a monthly payment,” cautioned John Nielsen, AAA’s managing director of Automotive Engineering and Repair. “While sales price is certainly a factor, depreciation, maintenance, repair and fuel costs should be equally important considerations

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Car Accidents – FindLaw

Car accidents can be terrifying experiences. Often, at least some of the people involved are injured, sometimes severely, and the automobiles that crashed are damaged. The legal system can help the parties sort out who is at fault for the accident, and which party needs to pay the doctors’ and mechanics’ bills.

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Bicycle Thieves (Ladri di biciclette) (The Bicycle Thief) (1949)

This landmark Italian neorealist drama became one of the best-known and most widely acclaimed European movies, including a special Academy Award as “most outstanding foreign film” seven years before that Oscar category existed. Written primarily by neorealist pioneer Cesare Zavattini and directed by Vittorio DeSica, also one of the movement’s main forces, the movie featured all the hallmarks of the neorealist style: a simple story about the lives of ordinary people, outdoor shooting and lighting, non-actors mixed together with actors, and a focus on social problems in the aftermath of World War II. Lamberto Maggiorani plays Antonio, an unemployed man who finds a coveted job that requires a bicycle. When it is stolen on his first day of work, Antonio and his young son Bruno (Enzo Staiola) begin a frantic search, learning valuable lessons along the way. The movie focuses on both the relationship between the father and the son

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10 reasons why you should use public transport

From the archives: Updated September 20, 2019

Public transportation eases congestion, reduces emissions, and gives you plenty of quality time to people watch, as well as get to know your “neighbors.” In addition, public transportation allows you to relax, read or nap during that commute instead of fighting and stressing and feeling the road rage.

So, what do we mean by public transportation? Well, for this article we are focusing on buses, trains, planes and ferries/boats, whether used for the daily commute or just to get around. For those of you interested in leaving that car at home, these tips discuss the merits of public transportation as well as offer suggestions for how to expand and improve public transportation in your community.

car vs. public transport space

Image: Press-Office City of Müenster, Germany

Top Public Transportation Tips

  1. A (hu)man with a Plan
    If you’re not sure you can do the public transportation thing, start small
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The Digit system is different to most competitor web-based systems. All vehicle trip data is stored on your local PC, so slow, frustrating internet browsing is a thing of the past. All you need to do is make a brief connection to the internet to download the tiny strings of position information to your local PC. Then all the trip processing, route building and vehicle data is stored for your immediate access. Viewing the data and compiling reports can be done completely offline. Not only will you save time and frustration, you will also save on 90% of your data costs.

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The unique Digit Dcut solution is designed to give you total control of your vehicle in conjunction with the added security of immobilising you vehicle should the tracking system be removed. Often vehicles are stolen and professional thieves manage to

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