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Arlington Bridge Backgrounder

The Arlington Bridge is nearing the end of its life and must be replaced. A plan for replacement of the bridge and installation of protected bike lanes between McDermot Avenue and Selkirk Avenue has been developed over the last 4 years through an extensive public engagement process. The expected completion date for replacement of the bridge and associated work on Arlington would be 2023

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Supporting Winnipeg’s Climate Action Plan

On Wednesday, September 12th, Bike Winnipeg was pleased to offer our support for the adoption of Winnipeg’s Climate Action Plan in a presentation before the city’s Executive Policy Committee. Winnipeg’s Climate Action Plan Begins Process to Reduce GHG Emissions As a stakeholder in the Climate Action Plan development process, Bike Winnipeg is pleased to offer our support for adoption of the Winnipeg Climate Action

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Precinct G Plan Moving Toward Public Hearings

Plans for the development of Precinct G along the city’s northern boundary are moving toward public hearings. On Tuesday, September 4th, the draft Master Plan for Precinct G came before the Standing Policy Committee on Property & Development, Heritage and Downtown Development. This begins a process that will see the plan move towards public hearings and possible council approval, allowing development to begin. What

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CAA, BIKE WINNIPEG CALL FOR INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS

Final part in three-part series recommends ways to move Winnipeg forward as a world-class, winter city with accessible, safe roads and bike paths for all WINNIPEG, August 29, 2018 – Today, CAA Manitoba and Bike Winnipeg release their list of recommendations to improve the community ahead of the civic election. The recommendations focus mainly on road maintenance, safety, usability and design, grew out of

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WHAT ARE WINNIPEG’S WHEEL WORRIES AND WOES?

Part two of three-part series drills into the top safety concerns from both sides of the bike-car relationship. WINNIPEG, August 8, 2018 – Keeping a safe distance from one another is the top safety concern for cyclists and drivers alike, according to a Probe Research study conducted for CAA Manitoba and Bike Winnipeg. This, along with a host of other concerns, helps explain why

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CYCLING BECOMING MORE MAINSTREAM: CAA, BIKE WINNIPEG SURVEY

First of three-part series focuses on Winnipeggers’ appetite to bike & obstacles preventing use to commute WINNIPEG, July 24, 2018 – CAA Manitoba and Bike Winnipeg have partnered on a survey, conducted by Probe Research, to delve deep into the problems and the potential regarding Winnipeggers cycling to get around town. The surprising results reveal that not only is cycling becoming more mainstream in

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Chief Peguis Trail West Extension Recommendations

Introduction Extension of the Chief Peguis Trail (CPT) from Main Street to Brookside Boulevard will be a major investment for the City of Winnipeg. It will be an important component of the City’s planned Inner Ring Road, as well as the northwestern segment of the cycling ring envisioned as part of the proposed bike network that has been based on the concept of a

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Waverley Underpass Detours

For those who bike through the Waverley/Taylor intersection, be aware that the next phase of construction on the Waverley Underpass will be starting up soon, leading to a full closure of the intersection from Friday, September 29th at 5:30 pm until Monday, October 2nd at 6:00 am. Following that, access through the intersection will be via a new detour to the west that will

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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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