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How to Make Our Major Streets More Inviting?

Traverse City’s major stroad, Garfield Avenue   Improving Major Streets Recently, the City of Traverse City has been exploring ideas to improve […]

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Join Norte This Summer as a Paid Intern

Passionate about bicycles? Like working with kids? Want to build stronger, better connected and more walk/bike-friendly communities? Norte, a 501c.3 advocacy nonprofit […]

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Norte Goes Platinum!

Norte is stoked to announce we’ve been recognized as a Platinum Bicycle Friendly Business from The League of American Bicyclists. We’re joining […]

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Norte Volunteer New Year’s Resolution

Looking for a worthy New Year’s Resolution that has a real impact? Become a volunteer at Norte! Our volunteers get it done […]

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Happy. Healthy. Strong: Norte’s 2019 in Twelve Numbers

Thanks to many, many awesome people, we continue to dream big: from one neighborhood bike train in 2013 to a thriving advocacy […]

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Home Park Pride: Norte’s Year at the Grand Traverse Civic Center

Home park pride! Norte is very proud to call the amazing Grand Traverse Civic Center home. Here are our 2019 highlights: Presented […]

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Just (Winter) Walk, Northern Michigan

This article originally appeared in the Traverse City Record-Eagle. One of the questions Tim Ferris asks in his book “Tribe of Mentors” […]

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Advocacy Newsletter: ’tis the season for gratitude, exploring, and advocating – always!

Advocacy Newsletter, December 5, 2019 Hello fellow citizens, As we roll into the holiday season and the gifts to come, I encourage […]

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Exploring the streets for opportunities and delights

“Overall, I was surprised by how much I liked this. At first, I was skeptical, one, because my dad signed me up […]

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Are you thinking about winter cycling?

NOTHING CAN STOP YOU! Believe it or not, the climate is not the deciding factor on whether or not people cycle. People […]

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Awesome People to Support More Kids On Bikes in the Grand Traverse Region for Giving Tuesday

Our high impact Estrellas balance bike program is the focus of this year’s Giving Tuesday online campaign. We’ve created a very fun, […]

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Cranksgiving Traverse City: A 2019 Photo Gallery

HUGE thanks to everyone who came out to the 2nd Annual Cranksgiving Traverse City to ride bikes, give back, go good and […]

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On The Move to Safe Routes in East Bay

Now that the school year has started, we wanted to check-in and see how you’re rolling in East Bay. How goes it East […]

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Have 3 Minutes for More Happy, Healthy, Ready to Learn Kids in Northern Michigan?

Kids learning to move, and moving to learn is our goal.  And including physically activity as part of ordinary life – like […]

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Norte Does Iceman: A 2019 Photo Gallery

Huge thanks to everyone who came out to cheer and support these tough kids at an epic Iceman. They raced their hearts […]

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Advocacy Newsletter: Does your street pass the halloween test?

Advocacy Newsletter, October 31, 2019 Greetings Community-Engaged Ghouls and Goblins, Happy Halloween! Today is the walktastic holiday celebrating compact, friendly neighborhoods. We observe […]

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Get to Know the Candidates: Office of City Commissioner, Traverse City

This week, Norte offered the 10 candidates for the five open seats for City Commission of Traverse City an opportunity to speak […]

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