Bike out to FortWhyte Alive for a full day of family fun at their 50th anniversary party, with live entertainment, environmental workshops and exciting outdoor activities. Help celebrate the planet with lessons in sustainability, special programming at FortWhyte Farms and a chance to explore the site at no cost – admission is free all day! For a full list of activities, visit FortWhyte Alive’s website.
Background On April 8 2016, Winnipeg Trails, as part of a group of organizations with an interest in healthy, sustainable transportation, sent a three-part questionnaire to all parties vying for votes in Manitoba’s provincial election. The questionnaire asked important policy questions related to road safety, children’s mobility and transportation policy. All parties had 7 days to respond. Three responses were received by the deadline.
In recent years, Bike Winnipeg has expressed concern that MPI cyclist safety ad campaigns are not helpful. This spring, Bike Winnipeg has asked MPI to feature a message that teaches drivers how to behave around cyclists on the road, focusing on an issue that creates danger for cyclists. We requested that MPI not use the “two way street” message, because it does not teach
The City of Winnipeg will be rehabilitating a segment of Pembina Highway between Confusion Corner and Grant Avenue in the coming years, which will allow for the addition of buffered bike lanes along with the rehabilitation of travel lanes and sidewalks. We see this as a positive step that will benefit all users of Pembina Highway, especially those of us who ride (or would
In September 2015, the City of Winnipeg initiated a public engagement process to receive input on the West Alexander Pedestrian and Cycling Corridor. Feedback received during this process has been incorporated into the design options for an east-west pedestrian and cycling connection through the West Alexander neighbourhood. Visit one of two pop-up engagement events (or online) to view the options that have been designed
MLA Dave Gaudreau is introducing a private members’ bill for second reading today in the legislature to define safe passing distance as one metre when passing a bicycle. Bike Winnipeg sent him the following letter of support. You can support him by sending email to email@example.com explaining why safe passing distance is important to you. Bike Winnipeg strongly supports your private member’s bill that would