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Osborne Village to Downtown Walk Bike Bridge Update

The Osborne Village to Downtown Walk Bike Bridge and Connections report recommends plans to build a cable stayed walk/bike bridge over the Assiniboine River between Fort Rouge Park and McFadyen Park, improvements to the two parks, and new cycling facilities along River Ave, Stradbrook Ave, Wardlaw Ave, Scott St, and along sections of Lewis and Clark Streets.

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Bike Map Update

We are happy to announce that a new edition of Winnipeg’s cycling map is in the works! It’s been a while since version 6 of the cycling map was published, and many new cycling facilities have been created since then. Beyond being able to add new features to the cycling map, this update also provides us with the opportunity to fix any errors or

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Covid-19 Update – Remaining 2020 Rides Cancelled

With today’s announcement that Manitoba’s public health officials will be elevating the #RestartMB Pandemic Response System level for the Winnipeg Metropolitan Region to Restricted (orange) effective Sept. 28, we have decided to cancel all remaining rides for 2020 to maintain the safety of our staff, volunteers, patrons, and community.

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School Streets Volunteer Opportunity

Our friends at the Green Actin Centre have an exciting new project that they are piloting at Isaac Brock School in Winnipeg, and we are hoping to recruit a few volunteers to help them evaluate the project. We are looking for a number of volunteers who would be willing to conduct one hour traffic counts in the area around Isaac Brock School (see catchment

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St. Boniface to Downtown Study

The City of Winnipeg has opened up public engagement for it’s St. Boniface to Downtown Walk/Bike Project. We’re asking you to fill in a survey and provide input through a mapping tool for the project that we’ll will link to below, but first we want to provide some background information and recommendations we have for the project. This study will identify options to improve

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Ride Marshal Orientations

With restrictions on gatherings lifting, we are rebooting our spring/summer/fall rides program, and as always will be depending on our volunteer ride marshals to make these rides a success. If you are interested in becoming a ride marshal for Bike Winnipeg, we will be holding two ride marshal orientation sessions in June & July. Ride marshals will help lead rides and manage traffic along

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Bike Winnipeg is Hiring!

Bike Winnipeg is seeking individuals for employment over the summer to help us achieve our vision of a city where every road is safe for cycling, all bike paths are connected, and riding a bike is normal and always fun.

Positions:
– Web Developer
– Volunteer Coordinator
– Event Planner
– Communications Strategist

Remuneration: $18.00/hour, 35 hours/week, 8 weeks.

Application Deadline is June 30th 12:00pm (noon) Central.

Please share widely!

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Support Your Local Bike Shop

Whether you’ve been riding your bike through winter or are just pulling it out of storage now, chances are your bike could use a tune-up. As an essential service, our local bike shops are generally open, and are more than happy to help you get your bike running like new. We urge you to support your local bike shops through these challenging times. Of

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