By David Suzuki and Faisal Moola, February 22, 2011 Straight.com article We humans like our wars. We have a war on drugs, a war on terror, a war on crime, and now, it seems, a war on cars. The latter “war” has entered the political vocabulary in Vancouver, where city council has been trying to reduce reliance on private […]
The Maple Ridge Agricultural Advisory Committee invites you to participate in a discussion on local solutions to a sustainable food system.
By Phil Melnychuk – Maple Ridge NewsPublished: February 22, 2011 3:00 PMUpdated: February 22, 2011 3:36 PM People are ignoring the bicycle helmet law so perhaps they should have their bikes taken away, says a Maple Ridge councillor.If people can’t afford a bicycle helmet, how can they afford to have a bicycle, asked Coun. Al Hogarth Monday.Bicycles, in […]
Some fun from the new TV series Portlandia, and opening scenes from episode two. First, a pair of former musicians get an audience with the Mayor in is spiffy little office. He boasts about having the best website for a Northwest city under 700,000 population. He gave the award to himself. The follow-up scene is a send-up […]
Increased safety for all road users, improved international reputation for the city, noted as business benefits of separated bike lanes The creation of separated cycling lanes in Vancouver’s central business district are not only the talk of the town locally, but have been noted elsewhere, with praise. “Just last week one of my colleagues based […]
Please pass this on to your cycling friends. This can also be found at: http://bccyclingcoalition.blogspot.com/2011/02/encourage-leadership-candidates-to.html Three political parties, the BC NDP, BC Liberals and BC Conservative Party are in the midst of leadership races. This is an excellent opportunity to engage these political leaders regarding cycling. Please contact them through the links below and encourage […]