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
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
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
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
Bike Winnipeg’s bike counts from 2007 to 2016 indicate that: On a typical weekday in mid to late spring, an estimated 6,000 cyclists commuted in and out of the downtown area of Winnipeg, and throughout the entire city about 12,600 cyclists commuted on a given day. The total number of individual commuter cyclists in the city would be higher, given that not every cyclist commutes
It’s tough slogging out there in the winter; we have to keep peddling hard to improve conditions on Winnipeg’s roads for cyclists. Support Bike Winnipeg; buy a membership for $20 and/or donate. We need support from hundreds of cyclists to be at City Hall all the time coaching councillors and staff on how to make Winnipeg more bike friendly.
Bike Winnipeg invites you to attend one of two public information sessions exploring the potential for a Pedestrian/Bicycle Bridge over the Red River connecting Scotia Street (near Rupertsland) to Kildonan Drive (Bronx Pl.). The City of Winnipeg’s Pedestrian & Cycling Strategy calls for a dense, connected bicycle network to be developed over the next 20 years that will provide direct routes to key destinations.
BW has been granted intervenor status in the MPI rate hearing before the Public Utilities Board this fall. We intend to argue that MPI should: • Allocate a larger budget to road safety in general • Create programs to change driver behaviours that are dangerous to cyclists • Do a better job of collecting, analysing, and acting on data about accidents which injure or
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
Bike Winnipeg sent a letter to Mayor and Council this week recommending priorities for cycling infrastructure in the upcoming budget: Based on our experience riding on Winnipeg streets, and talking to many of the people who ride with us, we believe that the City will get the best return on investment by concentrating initial cycling infrastructure investments in: Creating a network of high-quality protected