Electric bikes are essential green mobility for many people

There should be no PST on them
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Communications Kit - Electric Bikes

Cycling for Everyone - Electric Bikes Communications Kit

http://www.bccc.bc.ca/everyone_kit_electric_bikes

Petition: http://www.bccc.bc.ca/electric 

Please spread the word through your organizations and businesses and to your personal contacts via email, social media and your websites. If you wish, personalize the messages below so they resonate more with your contacts and community and use your own photos.

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{Note: Feel free to feature major cycling and walking projects in your community your organization would like to see in the messages below as this will help the investment resonate in your communities.}

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Cycling for Everyone - Electric Bikes

Please support the BC Cycling Coalition’s bold plan to enable everyone to cycle for their daily trips within ten years by urging the Government of BC to invest $1 billion in biking networks and encouraging electric bike use by eliminating the PST and offering rebates.

Sign the petition: http://www.bccc.bc.ca/electric

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Cycling for Everyone - Electric Bikes

Please support the BC Cycling Coalition’s bold plan to enable everyone to cycle for their daily trips within ten years by urging the Government of BC to invest $1 billion in safe paths, protected bike lanes, safe routes to school and cycling upgrades to highways & bridges in communities across BC. The Province should also encourage electric bike use by eliminating the PST and offering rebates.

Sign the petition and spread the word to your friends: http://www.bccc.bc.ca/electric

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Cycling for Everyone - Remove the PST on Electric Bikes

It is time for bold action now to enable everyone in BC, including children and seniors, to cycle or walk for their everyday trips.

The Government of BC is currently working on their new Climate Leadership Plan. Improved cycling and walking should be a big part of that plan. In addition to reducing GHG emissions, cycling and walking also makes our communities more vibrant and safer while reducing healthcare costs and improving the economy. 

Please urge the Government to invest $1 billion in networks of safe paths, protected bike lanes, sidewalks, improved cycling facilities on highways & bridges and safe routes to school in communities across the Province. This investment should be accompanied by cycling education for children and adults.

Electric bikes enable people to cycle further, conquer hills and carry larger loads. The Province should encourage their use by eliminating the PST and offering rebates on electric bikes.

Sign the petition and spread the word to your friends: http://www.bccc.bc.ca/electric

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Electric bikes help people cycle further & carry more. Tell BC to remove the PST and offer rebates. Please sign the Cycling for Everyone petition. http://www.bccc.bc.ca/electric

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Please share and like: https://www.facebook.com/bccycle/posts/1094384550594166

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Electric bikes help ppl cycle further & carry more. Tell BC to remove the PST and offer rebates. Sign the petition. http://www.bccc.bc.ca/electric

 

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A Billion for Bikes - Cycling for Everyone Petition

I call upon the Government of BC to enable everyone in BC to cycle & walk in safety as part of their daily lives by implementing an Active Transportation Strategy that includes:

  • Investing $1 billion over the next ten years to:
    • Upgrade cycling & walking facilities on provincial roads & bridges
    • Complete cycling & walking networks in communities across BC
    • Provide safe routes to school for children
    • Build trails & routes for cycling & walking tourism
  • Ensuring that paths & protected bike lanes can be safely shared by people using wheelchairs, skateboards & in-line skates
  • Enhancing cycling education for children & adults
  • Promoting cycling & walking
  • Encouraging electric bike use by eliminating the PST & providing rebates
4,387 SUPPORTERS
613 needed to reach 5,000

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Your generous contribution will help us mobilize the support needed to convince the Provincial and Federal Governments to make bold investments in cycling & walking through:

  • Outreach to organizations and businesses 
  • Petitioning to show the government that a lot of people support better cycling
  • Meeting with politicians and staff
  • Press releases and op-eds

Please support our efforts by making an on-going contribution of $5, $10, $15 or $20 per month or a one-time donation.

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