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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.

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COVID-19 Response

During these extraordinary times, the health and safety, and well-being of you, our staff, our volunteers, and the community in general is our top priority. To that end, we are following the advice of health authorities and government and postponing all in person events until the end of May. We will continue to the monitor the situation and resume our normal activities once the

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Comments on Recommended Design – Wolseley to Downtown Walk/Bike Projects

The City has published a “recommended design” for the Wolseley to Downtown Walk/Bike Project, and is seeking public input through an  online survey (open until Feb. 9) and an open house January 29th 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the Westminster United Church (745 Westminster Ave). This is an important project for cyclists and pedestrians, please be sure to look at the plans and

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Draft Recommendations and Comments – Wolseley to Downtown Walk/Bike Project Preliminary Designs

The Pedestrian and Cycling strategies call for bikeways along Westminster/Young/Balmoral/Granite Way from Dominion to Osborne, and along Wolseley from Omands Creek to Furby. The Wolseley neighbourhood has embraced some of the highest levels of sustainable transportation seen in the city. Residents of the West Broadway neighbourhood have some of the lowest car ownership rates in the city. The residents of these neighbourhoods, and the

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Doors Open 2019

This Saturday, May 25th, hop on your bike and explore Winnipeg’s distinct spaces, outstanding architecture and vibrant history with Bike Winnipeg! This casually paced group ride will connect you to a number of free bicycle valet hubs strategically located within a short walk of several featured Doors Open Winnipeg buildings. Park your bike securely with us as you explore the buildings. Group rides will

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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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