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Posts Tagged ‘Colorado’

Walkability and Journeying on Foot: An Interview with Jonathon Stalls

  • Cynthia Ord
  • 21 October 2013

Expert wayfarer Jonathon Stalls is on a mission that is anything but pedestrian. He advocates for civic and personal wellness through walking. From his home base in Denver, Colorado, he organizes community walks through his social enterprise, called Walk2Connect, and lobbies for more pedestrian-friendly urban planning. He calls for a return to the mode of travel for which we are built, challenging those around him to slow down and experience life at a pace of three miles an hour.

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Hitchhiking via Private Jet!? One Traveller Says: Why Not?!

  • The Travel Word
  • 23 July 2012

A veteran master of creative schemes for travelling on the cheap, New York-born wanderer Amber Nolan has a new strategy she calls ‘Jet Hiking’, or hitching rides aboard private jets and small planes. Her ambitious goal? To touch down in all 50 U.S. states and rediscover her own vast and unusual country, and get to know the locals who live there.

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Keeping Transportation Green and Down to Earth in Mile High Denver, Colorado

  • Paul Tavner
  • 11 March 2011

Denver, Colorado, is known as the ‘Mile High City’ because, as many a local can report, anyone standing on the right step of the western entrance to the state capitol building is exactly one mile above sea level. While the elevations may be sky high, one local company is working to make sure that the city’s carbon emissions don’t get there too: Executive Transportation (or Exectran), the newly announced Green Path Transfers partner.

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Good Green Wheels in Colorado’s Vail Valley

  • Laurel Angrist
  • 21 December 2010

Cradled by the awe-inspiring Rocky Mountains, Vail Valley, Colorado, is a top winter destination for skiers and snowboarders of all skill levels, complete with gorgeous scenery, unrivalled ski resorts and plenty of excellent dining options. Getting around can be tricky, of course, as the weather can make for some major transportation challenges. So when faced with everything from windy mountain roads to extreme winter driving conditions, it’s easier to navigate the steep slopes of Vail Valley by booking ahead with a reputable and knowledgeable local taxi service like Green Limousine.

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