From The Guardian.com: “European cities occupy seven of the top 10 spots, with Zurich at number two.”
A few fun, constructive thoughts on what makes a “complete street”, from CityFix.com:
Our ears (or eyes?) are burning! In this article about the federal government’s 10-year, $40-billion plan and the future of affordable, sustainable housing, the “car-sharing strategy” mentioned is Peg City Car Co-op. We already have one vehicle at the Old Grace Housing Co-operative, and we’ll be adding a second one in 2018.
“With almost two-thirds of Manitobans living in Winnipeg’s metropolitan area, targeted, forward-looking investment in the city’s urban infrastructure represents a significant opportunity to make bold moves that leverage those dollars to reduce our carbon footprint, grow the economy and build a more competitive and progressive city.
“People unfamiliar with the idea of the bicycle as real transportation sometimes see Amsterdam—the famously bike-friendly Dutch capital—as a fantasyland that has very little to do with the grown-up transportation world of cars and trucks. In reality, a readjustment of perspective is needed, since Amsterdam has succeeded in creating a transportation system that is one […]
“Elevating the role of pedestrians downtown can be a step towards making Winnipeg one of those vibrant and prosperous cities we fall in love with.”
A few colourful and concise thoughts on getting around to jump start this short work week. Enjoy! From Planetizen.com: “Sustainable, inclusive, prosperous, and resilient cities depend on transportation that facilitates the safe, efficient and pollution-free flow of people and goods, while also providing affordable, healthy, and integrated mobility for all. Innovative shared and autonomous transportation […]
From Metro News Winnipeg.
We’ve got an exciting week ahead … On Friday June 23rd, we’re hosting a Pit Stop on Bike to Work Day. From 6 – 9AM, roll on down Assinboine Avenue on your way to work, say hi, and you might be one of four lucky folks to receive a 1 Year Casual Membership! On Saturday June […]
From TheStar.com – “How pedestrians and cyclists are changing the face of Toronto” “At their best, streets are both a destination and the way to get there. They don’t just make cities possible, they define them, give them form and create their character. They are a city’s circulatory system, its largest arteries and its smallest […]
Now playing in carshare stereos: Summer Mix 2013 by our very own superstar member DJ CO-OP but you can stream it here, now! Open the bus window, put your sunglasses on and go for a stroll, get on your bike and let the wind in your hair. Art by the fantastic Lucas Pauls (also a member) […]