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Bike Winnipeg Seeking Bike Valet Project Manager

Bike Winnipeg is seeking a motivated and energetic individual to fill the role of Bike Valet Project Manager. The Manager is the leader of Bicycle Valet Winnipeg and the primary point of contact for event promoters, media, volunteers, and the public. The Manager is responsible for all aspects of the business, including drafting grant applications, recruiting and coordinating volunteers for events, and ensuring materials

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Celebrate Earth Day Carbon Free at Fort Whyte Alive

Bike out to FortWhyte Alive for a full day of family fun during their 2017 Earth Day celebration, 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

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Bike Winnipeg 2016 AGM

Please join us for the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Bike Winnipeg Saturday, April 22nd and learn about our accomplishments over the past year and of our plans to make cycling in Winnipeg a safer, more enjoyable, accessible and convenient in 2017. The 2017 Annual General Meeting will be followed by a presentation and panel discussion on the Arlington Bridge project and a proposal

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City Seeking Input on 2017 Walk/Bike Studies

The City of Winnipeg is seeking input on a number of Bike/Walk projects as part of their 2017 Pedestrian and Bicycle Projects Action Plan. A number of opportunities to provide feedback have been initiated, and we encourage you to review the material bing presented and provide your ideas on how to make these projects work best. Bike Winnipeg will be working with the study

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UMSU Hiring Bike Kiosk Coordinator

The University of Manitoba Students Union will be opening a brand new cycling facility at their Fort Garry Campus in the spring of 2017, and are looking to hire a bike kiosk coordinator to take on the task of opening and running this exciting new facility. Please take a look at the job description, share it on your networks, and pass it along to

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Winter Cycling Network Workshop & Presentation

Join us on Friday, February 3rd for a presentation by local cycling expert Anders Swanson on what is needed to maintain a winter cycling network, then stick around to provide your ideas on how to make winter cycling work in Winnipeg. For those in a rush to get on with the weekend, you can also stop by before Ander’s presentation to share your ideas

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Winnipeg Transit Maintenance Garage Expansion Recommendations

Don’t Just Maintain a Faulty Status Quo – Improve Connectivity Winnipeg Transit will be expanding their vehicle overhaul and repair shop located at 421 Osborne Street beginning in 2017, with completion scheduled for 2019. As part of this expansion project, transit plans to build a new staff parking lot at the western end of Brandon Avenue, rerouting the existing bikeway connecting the Fort Rouge

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Pembina Highway Rehab Recommendations

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

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West Alexander Ped/Bike Corridor Engagement Events

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

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