October 24, 2020

Two WIU Graduate Students Collaborate with Faculty to Research Diversity of QCs’ Bicycle Trails – Western Illinois University News

Two WIU Graduate Students Collaborate with Faculty to Research Diversity of QCs’ Bicycle Trails

October 12, 2020

MOLINE, IL – A collaborative research paper about Quad Cities bicycle trails by one Western Illinois University graduate student and one alumna, along with their professor, has been projected to “make a major contribution to the field,” with its findings related to diversity among those who use the trails.

Recreation, Park and Tourism Administration (RPTA) graduate student Sadie Parker, of Redlands, CA, and RPTA alumna Haily Hinson, of Hohenwald, TN, are in the process of making edits to their paper, “Spatial Accessibility of Bicycle Routes in the Quad Cities: Impacts for Environmental Justice.” The two authors wrote the paper as part of their graduate studies with RPTA Professor Rob Porter and hope to have it published in an academic journal.

The students’ research used Geographic Information System (GIS) data to more closely examine

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Illinois State Police video shows troopers dragged by vehicle

An 8-year-old girl and another rear passenger were able to exit a vehicle just in time before it took off dragging two Illinois State Police officers before hitting a bus terminal.

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The driver of the vehicle struggled over a gun which went off, police say.


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Video shows one of the officers stayed with the driver urging him to “keep breathing” for more than ten minutes before an ambulance came.

Illinois State Police on Sunday released dashcam video from the Oct. 7, 2020, traffic stop in Harvey, Illinois.

In a narrative of the incident it released Friday, ISP described the moments four minutes into the traffic stop at 147th Street and Halsted Avenue.

On Wednesday, at 12:28, ISP said it conducted a traffic stop.

“At the request of the Trooper, the female driver, (21-year-old of Chicago, IL) stepped out of the vehicle for

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