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Moms on bikes: A love story

I grew up in the Traverse Heights neighborhood, literally across the street from the school. I could walk through the park to […]

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Wear Orange. Be Awesome.

  Norte is Traverse City’s pro-bike advocacy organization dedicated to building a stronger, better connected and more bike-friendly Traverse City by inspiring the […]

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Admisision of Fear

I am a cyclist. But unfortunately and I am ashamed to admit this, I’m also a closet motorist. I hate saying it […]

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Northern Michigan Winter, Transit and a Professional Mom

My eyes were opened to a new way of living last year during my first trip to Europe when our family stayed […]

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10 reasons why you should do the Traverse City Resolution Run

Norte is thrilled to be the nonprofit partner of the 2018 Traverse City Resolution Run on New Years Day. Here’s 10 – […]

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Christmas Tree Pick-ups by Norte

With inspiration from the awesome people at Modacity in Vancouver, Norte is excited to again offer bike-powered delivery of your Christmas tree to Traverse […]

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Pro Walk/Pro Bike Traverse City: 2017 in review

2017 was an amazing year for a stronger, better connected more walk/bike (and transit – Go, BATA!) friendly Traverse City. Not only […]

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Traverse City’s community bike shop: A good first year

What a year! We moved into the Clubhouse last November and couldn’t have asked for a better first 12 months at the […]

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Traverse City Sidewalks: Fix ’em up, Fill ’em in

Last summer, while walking to work along Seventh St., I noticed a woman about a ½  block ahead of me. She was […]

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Traverse Heights Sidewalks: Good for Traverse City

This guest post by Tyler Bevier was originally posted on 10/9/17 – and we love it just as much now as we […]

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The Traverse City Resolution Run to support happy, healthy, strong kids

  The Resolution Run is coming up! This super cool, super fun, family – and dog! – friendly 5K is on January […]

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People, Sidewalks and Northern Michigan Winters

    This guest post was written by Carol Tompkins-Parker   The white stuff has started falling in the city, shimmering and […]

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Traverse City Bike Life: Ben Miller

There are plenty of reasons to ride your bike. It’s good for the planet, good for our community, and good for your […]

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Sidewalks are more than just pavement

The following guest post was written by Traverse City’s Megan Olds.  Sidewalks are more than just pavement. They are places where we: […]

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Bike Repair Class for Youth Coming To Traverse City

Many people will agree that riding bikes is a great way to “get away”. Get away from the daily grind, the inbox, […]

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Safe Routes To School Goes to Long Lake Township

  After a fantastic Walk To School Day this October at Westwoods elementary and successful Estrellas, our learn to ride program for […]

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The Great Traverse City Shovel Experiment is Back

After a successful first year, we’re excited to bring back The Great Traverse City Shovel Experiment. This crowd sourced, grassroots effort to […]

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Dockless in Seattle and the Future of Bike Sharing in Traverse City

  The following guest post was written by Traverse City’s Bob Otwell after his recent trip to Seattle. His timing is excellent […]

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Traverse City Track Club To Support Safe Routes To School

  The Traverse City Track Club (TCTC) is a local gem. Committed to helping make Traverse City a world class place to live, […]

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More Girls On Bikes in Traverse City + 5 Ways You Can Help

Ever since we started four years ago, there has been a big gender gap in our programs. From our Estrellas to summer […]

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