Latest Posts From Metro Vancouver
Election time is upon us; much is at stake. Which will be the main issues on the table? We’ll probably once again see the same old discussions about shopping, garbage, council and staff salaries, and our ever rising property taxes, none of which ever seem to get resolved to our satisfaction.Metro Vancouver is facing significant […]
I just received this info about a fun event organized by Metro Vancouver Regional Parks in Pitt Meadows, Tuesday July 8, 7 – 9 pm Learn the ups and downs of cycle-touring from an experienced tourer in SE Asia, India and Cuba. Enjoy a laid back ride in a gorgeous park, stop along the way to […]
Tell Your Mayor You Want Metro Vancouver’s Transportation & Funding Plan to Support Investments in Cycling. For more info, click here.
Sign up for Bike to Work Week now! HUB has bikes and bike accessories to give away for those who sign up and log their commutes during Bike to Work Week. Drop by one of HUB’s Celebration Stations for a chat, a drink and a snack!
By Jeff Nagel – Surrey North Delta Leader More than $280 million in federal gas tax that is supposed to flow to TransLink is sitting unused and Metro Vancouver politicians now want some of it to go to building bike lanes. Since 2005, Ottawa has handed back to TransLink at least half of the 10 […]
I headed out to Fort Langley today for the inaugural Prospera Valley GranFondo. The goal of the organizers is – apart from raising funds for the Special Olympics – for this event to become one of the premier annual cycling events in the Greater Vancouver area. The quiet country roads in Langley and Abbotsford used […]
Ride leader: Gordon Hall Starting from Maple Meadows West Coast Express station at 4:38pm. I will be waiting by the ticket vending machines. We will ride the Golden Ears Bridge with some great views, Golden Ears Bikeway, Tynehead Trails bikeway and 168 St overpass. This is some of the best cycling facilities in the lower mainland, […]
For anyone wishing to join our Golden Ears Surrey ride on Friday afternoon June 29 here are the details. Anyone coming in from Surrey or New West Etc. can ride the BC Parkway or Central Valley Greenway bikeways in to Vancouver or take the Skytrain to Waterfront station. This is sort of a follow up […]
Lots of events you can participate in this Canada Day Long Weekend!Velopalooza!
This just out from UBC University of British Columbia researchers are making bikeability research easily accessible to consumers and city planners by introducing bikeability “heat maps” in partnership with Seattle-based Walk Score® at www.walkscore.com/bike. Combining data on availability of cycling infrastructure (bike lanes and trails), topography (hilliness), desirable destinations (attractions, shops and restaurants) and road connectivity, […]