Archive for the ‘roller skating’ Category

President Obama Charms, Hugs and Swigs On Midwest Bus Trip

July 7th, 2012 - Comments Off



On the campaign trail, it’s good to be President–and not just because your bus gets to run red lights and has all the equipment you need to watch Wimbledon or run a war. It’s good because Americans respond, almost instinctively, to the importance of your office. “I’ve been coming here my whole life,” said Julia Konieczny, a 19-year-old sitting at a corner table at the Kozy Corners diner in Oak Harbor, Ohio, on Thursday. “But this is the coolest thing that has ever happened—ever.”

Roller skate police impound Skate Mate trainer

June 14th, 2012 - Comments Off

Interskate Roller Rink skate police confiscates a Skate Mate skate trainer.

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£400,000 awarded to Salisbury to improve Bus Services

March 23rd, 2012 - Comments Off

Salisbury has won nearly £400,000 in government funding to help improve bus services in the area.

The money will be used to cut C02 emissions, improve the city bus station and extend a park and ride scheme.

It was awarded to the authority by the Department for Transport’s Better Bus Area (BBA) fund.

The total cost of the scheme will be about £1.4m and the measures are expected to be implemented over two years.

The Wiltshire Council initiative is a partnership with the Wilts & Dorset Bus Company.

Deal being reached brings end of strike in sight

March 16th, 2012 - Comments Off

The Phoenix City Council has agreed to reduce penalties charged to Veolia transportation when buses fail to run on time. The agreement was the last sticking point in a deal between Veolia and striking drivers. The drivers will now vote on the deal, and could be back to work Friday. Cronkite News reporterBlake Essig has the story.

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Phoenix Buses hitting the road once more

March 16th, 2012 - Comments Off

by Lynh Bui

Phoenix transit workers voted almost unanimously to end their six-day walkout Thursday and put their buses back on the road this morning.

The vote to accept a new five-year labor contract with Veolia Transportation Services put an end to a week of disruptions, inconvenience and missed work for the commuting public and came after the Phoenix City Council voted earlier in the day to relax the company’s contract to give it financial breathing room.

A Beginners Guide To Roller Skating

February 27th, 2012 - Comments Off

By Ken Burrill

The first real exposure to roller skating to a lot of parents today is when their child is invited to a birthday party at a skating rink.  At that party the child rents a pair of skates and their parents either watch them or seek to join them on the rink.  From that exposure some children develop a real interest in the sport.  Also, some parents decide that this is a sport that they would like to engage in with their children.  This article is written for new skaters seeking to learn the sport.

Skate Mate roller skate trainer–Why should you use one?

February 17th, 2012 - Comments Off

Roller skating is a very fun activity. It has aerobic benefits similar to other aerobic exercises like jogging, running, or cardio karate except that roller skating is a low impact activity. “Low impact” means that this particular activity is less stressful on your joints and will not cause your joints to undergo joint degeneration (AKA wear and tear) prematurely unlike other aerobic exercises.

While this activity can be fun and entertaining, roller skating does not come without its dangers. Safety gear should always be worn to prevent serious injury. A helmet, wrist guards, elbow guards, and knee guards should always be worn when you are a beginning skater.