Cyclists Excavate Massive Snow Tunnel To Restore Bike Path in Boston

Don't let a little bit of winter discourage you from cycling. Cyclists in Boston didn't let a whole lot of snow stop them. They dug a snow tunnel! 

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Landowners, farmers oppose KVR trail plan

The majority of landowners who attending a recent meeting indicated they did not want the proposed KVR trail linking Oliver to Osoyoos opened up in their backyard. But avid cyclist Gail Owen strongly favoured the KVR proposal, saying it will bring a lot of tourist dollars to the area.

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Marinoni Movie Safety Fundraisers in Squamish, Whistler & Victoria

In the light of the tragic event that took the lives of Kelly Blunden & Ross Chafe last summer, a portion of the proceeds from the Squamish-Oct 30, Whistler-Nov 5 and Victoria-Nov 9 showings of the Marinoni Movie will go towards our efforts to improve cycling safety in BC. 

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People Who Cycle Live Longer

The health benefits are one of the main reasons the BC Cycling Coalition is recommending the BC Government invest $1 billion over ten years to enable all the people of the province to cycle, walking or use other light-weight mobility devices for their daily trips. A recent study reports that "Cyclists in the Netherlands live on average six months longer than their non-biking counterparts. Each year about 6,500 deaths are prevented in the country."

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Moving Cycling Forward Across B.C. after the Referendum

Well, that didn’t go very well to say the very least. The Transportation Referendum failed with only 38% voting yes. This disappointing result serves to strengthen our resolve to campaign for increased funding for cycling improvements across the Province.

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Make it a "Hi, have you voted Yes yet?" Weekend!

When you are out and about this weekend, please ask people on bikes and transit, "Hi, have you voted Yes yet?".  Its a great way to meet people and to help ensure that the cycling and transit improvements that we all need happen.

Print out a few of these handy flyers  http://bccc.bc.ca/yes_flyer to hand out. Or they can be folded and hung on the cables of parked bikes.

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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
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