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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Archived Latest News Posts (May 30, 2007 – August 31, 2012)

Ontario Coroner’s Cycling Death Review: “Road Safety is Everyone’s Responsibility” posted at September 25, 2012 01:45 (3 months ago) 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

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Bike to Work Day’s Pit Stops … Group Ride … MPI’s pledge to The WRENCH

When you visit a Bike to Work Day Pit Stop, you will be hosted by a community group who will offer free snacks and refreshments (while supplies last), which you can enjoy while they pump your tires or lube your chain. Each Pit Stop is unique, and some feature prize giveaways or live entertainment. Plan your route on Bike to Work Day to stop by a

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Cyclists’ Bill of Rights

At our June 2012 Monthly Meeting, Bike to the Future approved a Cyclists’ Bill of Rights. Thanks to all the volunteers who collaborated for many hours to produce this document. Cyclists’ Bill of Rights Whereas cycling is in the public interest because it promotes fitness and reduces health care costs; it reduces congestion on the roads; it reduces emissions into the environment; and cycling

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