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Cultural Shift Thinking Outside the Car

25 Aug 2017, Posted by Dayle Laing in Brampton Cycling

Cultural Shift Thinking Outside the Car BikeBrampton member Lorie Miller blogged her personal account encouraging active transportation for her fellow workers’ short trips. Lorie’s post from “Greenfield Live”: “For those of you who don’t already know, I’m a cycling advocate in Brampton, www.bikebrampton.ca. I work with the community to promote safe cycling habits and routes, as well as encouraging individuals to “rethink the car” for short trips, in order to promote Active Transportation. Friends of the Environment also know the…

Safe Cycling for Kids Free Clinic A free bike rodeo, organized by a local community member, is being offered Sun August 27th. It’s a great opportunity for kids to polish their schools and get ready to bike to school this year! Please share with any kids/parents you think might be interested. Registration, more details at: http://cyclingclinic.northwestlexusevents.ca/ Safe Cycling For Kids  The start of a new school year brings increased traffic and we want to make sure everyone arrives safely. In…

Do the Bright Thing! For a cyclist, staying safe means reducing the chance of collisions. Cyclists are particularly vulnerable. Even relatively minor altercations with larger heavier vehicles can result in serious injury or death. Yet, statistically, a person is no more likely to be hurt or killed on a bicycle as long as that person engages in safe cycling behaviour. That means taking precautions that will help avoid collisions. One way to avoid collisions is to ensure that other road…

The Brampton GeoHub is a platform that features initiative driven tools that help grow transparency and foster innovation everywhere. Use this link to get access to Brampton stories, http://geohub.brampton.ca/pages/stories/. These data-driven stories prepared by the City of Brampton.     The City of Brampton is working towards building a bicycle-friendly city, and its efforts have been recognized through the Bicycle Friendly Community Awards with a Bronze status, announced by the Share the Road Cycling Coalition at the April 12 Ontario Bike Summit awards. In recent…

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