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Safe Position on the Road

Excellent video that illustrates the safety concerns of cyclists using the road, and how the bicyclist’s position on the roadway can dramatically increase or decrease the most common crash types. Designed for training traffic police officers. Law Enforcement: Understanding Cyclists’ Position on the Roadway from CyclingSavvy on Vimeo.


Winter Bike to Work Day Activities

The cold in the air can only mean one thing. Winter Bike to Work Day is just around the corner! Winter Bike to Work Day falls on Friday, February 8th this year. As always you can commit to ride at the official Winter Bike to Work Day site. Let’s get Winnipeg onto the map. We’ve got a couple of activities planned for the day

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Ordinary Cyclists Need Cleared Paths

Bike Winnipeg has responded to Councillor Browaty telling him that, if it looks like most people who ride bikes in Winnipeg during the winter are hard core cyclists, this is a consequence of the lack of snow clearing on bike routes.  Many patches of ice and mounds of snow in critical places on the bike lanes create unsafe conditions for anyone but the strongest

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Bike Winnipeg Supports Opening Portage & Main

At Bike Winnipeg, we believe that a vote to open Portage & Main is a vote towards the acceptance of alternative modes of transportation in our city. We believe it aligns with a shift from car-centric decision-making to a multi-modal approach to decision making, where walking, biking, transit, movement of goods, and driving a car are all considered. This shift in thinking is 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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2018 Bike Winnipeg memberships are now available. Join the cyclists who help finance lobbying for safer cycling in Winnipeg.


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Chevrier Buffered Bike Lanes

In 2018, buffered bike lanes will be built on Chevrier Boulevard from Waverley Street to Pembina Highway. This will also include construction of a multi-use path on the east side of Waverley Street from Chevrier Boulevard to McGillivray Boulevard. The Chevrier Walk Bike Project will connect residents and businesses to the future Southwest Transitway Chevrier station and pathway. The western extent of the cycling

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Adjustable Bike Lane Curb Survey

The City is exploring the feasibility of adjustable bike lane curbs. Winnipeg is running a nine-month trial of adjustable bike lane curbs on existing bike lanes. The trial will include testing installation methods, monitoring maintenance including snow clearing and spring clean-up, and comfort level of users. These adjustable bike lane curbs will allow the City to install protected bike lanes, while still being able

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