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
Sure, high river levels and an awkward freeze-up along the rivers have thrown us a bit of a curve ball when it comes to river trails this year. But that hasn’t stopped us from celebrating winter! We are pleased to be teaming up with The Forks Big Bike Chill and Sputnik Architecture once again for a chance to hop on our bikes and discover
We are excited to announce that as a part of our efforts to reach out into the community, we will be developing a number of Local Bike Groups tasked with engaging community members and local stakeholders in the refinement of our plans for the city’s bike network, as a resource to help us fulfill our role as a stakeholder in various city projects related
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
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
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.
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
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
Bike Winnipeg has told Manitoba Government budget consultations to set aside the image of bicycles as toys for leisure, and think of them as tools for building a sustainable economy. We said: Spending on more and better roads is a vicious circle that leads to more cars on those roads, more miles driven, and more demand expensive improvements. Reliance on cars & trucks for
The University of Manitoba’s Fort Garry Campus is the second most visited destination in the City of Winnipeg. Only the downtown attracts more trips than the Fort Garry Campus. If we want to get more people biking more often in the City of Winnipeg, our planning will have to consider ways to get people biking to the U of M’s Fort Garry Campus. St.