This came recently from our highly effective local non-profit, HUB Cycling. It’s a good way to help Arno’s work to continue and to double the impact of your donation.Read more »
I’m hoping for the best for my favourite (“Guard Bird”), but there are merits in practicality and aesthetics to all of the finalists.
Of 450 submissions, 30 shortlisted designs, and much deliberation, a jury panel has narrowed down the final 6 designs to be prototyped and available for testing!
Visit them and vote at:
Monday, August 13, 3pm to 7pm
Adanac and Vernon Plaza
Tuesday, August 14, 3pm to 7pm
Arbutus Greenway and 10th Ave
Wednesday, August 15, 3pm to 7pm
800 Robson St
Thursday, August 16, 11am to 2pm
Helena Gutteridge Plaza in front of City Hall
Mobi by Shaw Go (Vancouver’s bike share system) has reached a new milestone — a 3-ride-per-bike, per-day average (well, 2.99 to be precise) on July 23, 2018, followed by 3.00 on July 24.
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Yesterday there were approximately 4166 Mobi trips. That’s the most this year!
Active stations: 151, Active bikes: 1393, Most used station: Stanley Park – Information Booth, Least used station: Britannia Parking Lot
Vancouver is a city with a world-wide reputation for rising mode share for transportation by bicycle and by walking.
More people continue to realize that walking or taking a bike is the easiest and best choice for some of their trips. The person and the city get major health improvement as strong side effects, and this weighs in political decisions. And Greenways are part of the plan.
Here’s a proposal for the East Van City Greenway, which will join infrastructure like the Central Valley Greenway, 10th Avenue, Union/Adanac and others. However, it will focus on north-east Vancouver, extending the reach of Greenway infrastructure to yet another part of the city.
The proposal is in the form of a motion sponsored by Mayor Robertson and Councillor Reimer, now on the agenda for the July 10 council meeting, starting at 0930.
The north-east part of Vancouver currently has cycling mode share of 8-13%, and walking 17-29%, despite infrastructure being limited. A Greenway would likely increase mode share for both, and promote healthy living through active transportation and increased opportunity for social interaction.Read more »