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Kansas Bicycle Trails

Biking Across Kansas - Annual event

Bicycling in Lawrence
articles in the Lawrence Journal-World

Biking & Bicycle Paths in Wichita


Bike lane projects to go before Wichita City Council
(Wichita Eagle, Sept. 15, 2013)

During Bike to Work week, do everyone a favor and leave the car at home
(Lawrence Journal-World, May 13, 2011)

13 Ways to Save on Gas this Summer
(New York Times, May 11, 2011)

Winter warriors: Snow is no obstacle to these hard-core bicycle commuters
(Lawrence Journal-World, Jan. 22, 2011)

videoColorado man riding renewable energy-powered tricycle 2,500 miles to raise awareness
(Lawrence Journal-World, Oct. 9, 2010)

videoLawrence officials create map to help bicyclists navigate city
(Lawrence Journal-World, Oct. 9, 2010)

Portland promotes urban cycling, but costs will be high
(Christian Science Monitor, Feb. 4, 2010)

Sites to Refuel Electric Cars Gain a Big Dose of Funds
(New York Times, Jan. 25, 2010)

Commuting by bike brings tax benefit
(Lawrence Journal-World, Jan. 6, 2009)

Editorial: Citing cyclists
(Lawrence Journal-World, Sept. 15, 2006)

In the Netherlands, Life Runs on 2 Wheels (Sometimes 3)
(New York Times, Sept. 14, 2006)
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Bicyclists winning a war of lanes in San Francisco
(Christian Science Monitor, Sept. 12, 2006)

Proposed bicycle trail awaits Senate approval
(Lawrence Journal-World, March 21, 2005)

Editorial: Take a Bike!
(Christian Science Monitor, Sept. 10, 2004)

Bus Systems

Kansas Transit Web-sites - American Public Transportation Association

Johnson County Transit - Olathe

Kansas City Area Transportation Authority

Lawrence Transit System

Salina CityGo Transit System

Topeka Metropolitan Transit Authority

Wichita Transit


What’s your Walk Score?TM

Walk Score

(Rates the Walkability of any address. www.WalkScore.com)

Electric Vehicles


New State of Charge: Electric Vehicles’ Global Warming Emissions and Fuel-Cost Savings across the United States, The Union of Concerned Scientists, April 2012


Tesla station to bring electric cars to Wyoming
(Wichita Eagle, Jan. 7, 2013)

Are EVs worth it? Study helps calculate savings on emissions, fuel.
(Christian Science Monitor, April 16, 2012)



Light Rail


Amtrak Southwest Chief line - Stops at KC, Lawrence, Topeka, Newton, Hutchinson, Dodge City & Garden City

Kansas City Regional Transit Alliance

KC Light Rail


Wichita’s first bid for a federal grant for passenger rail service is turned down
(Wichita Eagle, Sept. 5, 2013)

Kansas, Wichita seek federal grant to complete planning for passenger rail extension
(Wichita Eagle, June 20, 2013)

Light rail brings with it a trail of wanted, unintended change
Kansas City Business Journal, Sept. 8, 2000

High Speed Rail


How Maglev Trains Will Work - howstuffworks.com


SUV values, sales tanking
(Lawrence Journal-World, May 09, 2005)

Editorial: Green Signal for Fast Trains
(Christian Science Monitor, Oct. 17, 2003)



General Resources


Kansas Dept. of Transportation


U.S. Dept. of Transportation

Fuel Economy Guide to 2010 Automobiles - DOE and EPA

www.fueleconomy.gov - DOE and EPA

ACEEE's Green Book on-line - Environmental Guide to Cars and Trucks

Alternative Motor Fuels

Drive an EV and Never Buy Gas Again
(Mother Earth News, April/May 2006)

Boron: A Better Energy Carrier than Hydrogen? - by Graham Cowan

Plug-in Hybrid


Proposed electric vehicle charging stations in Kansas City could spur electric cars in Lawrence
(Lawrence Journal World, June 24, 2011)

Plug-in hybrids: the way to reduce emissions and foster energy independence
(Christian Science Monitor, Feb. 12, 2007)


Regional coalition will focus on expanding use of alternative fuels
(Wichita Eagle, Jan. 3, 2013)

Hutch’s C Store installing CNG fuel pump in Liberal
(Liberal Southwest Daily Times, Dec. 30, 2013)

Group wants city's help to make hitchhiking a reliable form of public transit
(Lawrence Journal World, Dec. 16, 2013)

City investigating feasibility of transit buses fueled by compressed natural gas
(Lawrence Journal World, August 22, 2013)

KC may ask to make Kansas passenger rail line a federal corridor
(Wichita Eagle, July 30, 2013)

Detroit goes green? Carmakers must average 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025
(Christian Science Monitor, July 27, 2011)

International company to partner with KU for first electric vehicle charging station in Lawrence
(Lawrence Journal-World, March 25, 2011)

$25 Billion to Promote Electric Cars Is Untouched
(The New York Times, Feb. 27, 2009)
(Registration required)

Lawrence voters save bus system by approving sales tax
(Lawrence Journal-World, November 5, 2008)

Bush pushes energy agenda on K.C.-area auto plant tours
(Lawrence Journal-World, March 21, 2007)

Per-mile could replace per-gallon
(Kansas City Star, Feb. 27, 2007)
(Registration required)

Flying the cleanly skies?
(Christian Science Monitor, Feb. 12, 2007)

Silverstein: Carbon Footprints and Cars
(Energy Biz Insider, Jan. 5, 2007)

Behind Toyota's hybrid revolution
Automaker's successful gamble with Prius fuels its image as a trendsetter
(San Francisco Chronicle, April 24, 2006)

EPA plans to issue real-world vehicle fuel ratings
(San Francisco Chronicle, Jan. 11, 2006)

Honda Insight most fuel-efficient vehicle
(Lawrence Journal-World, Oct. 13, 2005)

Will rolling down windows save fuel or not?
(Bankrate.Com, August 04, 2005)

140 American Cities Leading Way to Greener World
(EV World, June 08, 2005)

25 mpg won't end US energy problem
(The Christian Science Monitor, June 08, 2005)

Gas costs steer study into hybrids
(Lawrence Journal-World, April 29, 2005)

Gearing up for hybrids
(Lawrence Journal-World, Feb. 6, 2005)



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