Bike Winnipeg 2021 AGM
Bike Winnipeg’s 2021 Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place on Thursday, April 8th. Register now to learn about our successes in 2020 and about what we are planning for 2021. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we will once again be hosting our AGM as a virtual Zoom webinar. To register in advance for the webinar, please click here. After registering, you will receive a
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Covid-19 Update – Remaining 2020 Rides Cancelled
With today’s announcement that Manitoba’s public health officials will be elevating the #RestartMB Pandemic Response System level for the Winnipeg Metropolitan Region to Restricted (orange) effective Sept. 28, we have decided to cancel all remaining rides for 2020 to maintain the safety of our staff, volunteers, patrons, and community.
Bike Winnipeg is Hiring!
Bike Winnipeg is seeking individuals for employment over the summer to help us achieve our vision of a city where every road is safe for cycling, all bike paths are connected, and riding a bike is normal and always fun.
– Web Developer
– Volunteer Coordinator
– Event Planner
– Communications Strategist
Remuneration: $18.00/hour, 35 hours/week, 8 weeks.
Application Deadline is June 30th 12:00pm (noon) Central.
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Bikes; a tool for sustainable development
Bike Winnipeg has told Manitoba Government budget consultations to set aside the image of bicycles as toys for leisure, and think of them as tools for building a sustainable economy. We said: Spending on more and better roads is a vicious circle that leads to more cars on those roads, more miles driven, and more demand expensive improvements. Reliance on cars & trucks for
Walking and Cycling Network Development Funding Backgrounder
Although the city has made considerable effort to increase funding for the pedestrian and cycling networks, forecast spending remains too low to complete the basic pedestrian and cycling networks within the 20 year time frame called for in the Pedestrian and Cycling Strategies. The current budget of $5.4 million/year amounts to less than 40% of the $14 million/year recommended in the Pedestrian and Cycling
Chief Peguis Trail West Extension Recommendations
Introduction Extension of the Chief Peguis Trail (CPT) from Main Street to Brookside Boulevard will be a major investment for the City of Winnipeg. It will be an important component of the City’s planned Inner Ring Road, as well as the northwestern segment of the cycling ring envisioned as part of the proposed bike network that has been based on the concept of a
Winnipeg Bike Count 2016
Bike Winnipeg’s bike counts from 2007 to 2016 indicate that: On a typical weekday in mid to late spring, an estimated 6,000 cyclists commuted in and out of the downtown area of Winnipeg, and throughout the entire city about 12,600 cyclists commuted on a given day. The total number of individual commuter cyclists in the city would be higher, given that not every cyclist commutes
CPR Yards Crossing Recommendations
With the Arlington Street Bridge scheduled to be taken out of service by 2020, the City of Winnipeg has commissioned a study to determine the best possible plan to move people and goods safely and efficiently across the CPR Yards once the Arlington Street Bridge closes. Draft plans have been developed, with multiple options for reconstruction of the Arlington Street Bridge to be started
Defensive Cycling 101
The Manitoba Cycling Association (MCA) has produced an entertaining video on cycling in traffic – share it with friends … help them be safer cyclists. It’s fun to watch, and it’s a chance to brush up on defensive riding.