Reduced Speeds on Residential Streets

Bike to the Future has written to the Mayor, all City Councillors, and senior City transportation staff about the City’s consideration of a reduction of speed limits on residential streets. The Standing Policy Committee on Infrastructure Renewal and Public Works will be discussing a motion in late January. We enthusiastically welcome this news, and we strongly recommend that the City set a 30KPH speed

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2012 Annual General Meeting and Achievements Celebration

All Bike to the Future members and supporters are invited to attend our 2012 Annual General Meeting & Achievements Celebration on Tuesday November 20 from 5:30 to 6:00 at the Sport for Life Centre. Bikes can be parked inside the building in a locked room that is beside the main doors and in direct view of the security desk. Our November Monthly meeting will commence

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Charleswood Transportation Study — active transportation concerns

October 26 update Mark has submitted a recommendations report to the Charleswood Transportation Study. BttF’s Charleswood Transportation Study submission (PDF, 13-pages, many diagrams/maps/images) October 16 update Mark has written a letter to the Winnipeg Free Press: ~~~~~ Proposal to Widen Shaftesbury Ignores City Policy on Active Transportation The recently publicized proposal to widen Shaftesbury Boulevard from two lanes to four misses a seemingly obvious

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Mark Cohoe is BttF’s first Executive Director

Bike to the Future’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Mark Cohoe has been selected as BttF’s first Executive Director. Mark has a Bachelor of Computer Science from the University of Manitoba, and he brings significant bicycling advocacy knowledge and experience to this position. He served on BttF’s Board from November 2007 to September 2012, most notably as City Committee Director. He

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Manitoba Public Insurance — statistical information of bicycle-related injuries

Bike to the Future has been communicating with Manitoba Public Insurance about statistical information of bicycle-related injuries. Initially, it was a request for information. BttF has written to MPI’s CEO about the importance of this info, and we’ve asked to meet with them to discuss it. Our letter to MPI is posted on our BttF Publications page under 2012, Province, dated September 28.


BttF’s presentation to the Public Utilities Board on Manitoba Public Insurance’s 2013-2014 rate application

Bike to the Future’s Co-Chair, Tom McMahon, appeared before the Manitoba Public Utilities Board (PUB) today to make a presentation on Manitoba Public Insurance’s (MPI) 2013-2014 rate application. The presentation pointed out many actions that MPI could take to increase the safety of cyclists on Manitoba roadways, and asked the PUB to tell MPI to improve and increase its public education for drivers and

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Ontario Coroner’s Cycling Death Review: “Road Safety is Everyone’s Responsibility”

September 19 update: Lower residential speed limits, Ontario coroner urges — The Globe and Mail Original June 19 item: Ontario’s Coroner has released a report that reviews all accidental cycling deaths in that province between 2006 and 2010. Entitled Cycling Death Review: Road Safety is Everyone’s Responsibility (PDF), 14 recommendations are listed in the “Consolidated List of Recommendations” (starting on page 28 of the

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Archived Events (January 2010 – December 2012)

Public Open House – MB Capital Region Transportation Master Plan posted at December 14, 2012 15:39 (24 days ago) Wednesday, January 09, 04:30 PM City Hall Mayor’s Foyer, 510 Main St. What’s happening? The Partnership of the Manitoba Capital Region (PMCR) is pleased to announce the initiation of Manitoba’s Capital Region: Transportation Master Plan. This process will result in a “road map” to guide

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Archived Events (January 2008 – December 2009)

Webinar: Connecting With Public Health Professionals On Bike/Ped Issues posted at November 27, 2009 20:34 (over 3 years ago) Wednesday, December 16, 02:00 PM Eco-Centre — 3rd floor, 303 Portage Avenue at Donald Street 2:00 to 3:00 PM This policy-oriented webinar is presented by Health in Common in partnership with Resource Conservation Manitoba’s Active and Safe Routes to School program. It will demonstrate the

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Archived Local Media Stories (January 2010 to December 2012)

Doing a wheely good thing for kids posted at December 18, 2012 10:26 (20 days ago) December 17, 2012 Geoff Kirbyson Winnipeg Free Press Volunteers fix up bikes for needy children Have tool kit, will travel. Bike mechanics from around the city descended upon the Atomic Centre on Logan Avenue over the weekend for a 24-hour blitz of fixing flat tires, lubing up chains

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