bike commuting Tag Archive

I Am a Cyclist

Language is important. Words are important. We need to refer to things with labels, and in labeling things we often...

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Kitsilano Bike Path Controversy Continues

I’ve purposely ignored the controversy surrounding the Park Board plan to upgrade the bike route from Vanier Park...

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Vancouver E-Bike Road Report: Comparing Two E-Bikes

(This post is a follow up to the e-bike introduction written two weeks ago) Over the past two weeks I had the chance to...

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An Introduction to E-Bikes

Over the next few posts I will be discussing e-bikes: cycles that have electric motors to assist you pedalling your...

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Does Building Bike Lanes Cause an Increase in Cycling?

Bike lanes create bicyclists. Great slide from Janette Sadik-Khan, and this predates Citibike!...

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Bikeway Traffic Changes in Kitsilano

About three weeks ago, three intersections on the Off-Broadway bike route had their stop-signs changed. First, the...

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And So It Begins–Realignment of Burrard/Cornwall Intersection Starts Monday, August 26

You might have missed it, but on July 29 the Vancouver City Council approved the recommendations of city staff to...

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A Tale of 3 Cities – A Comparison of Cycling in Halifax, Toronto & Vancouver

In early July, my family and I took a vacation to Halifax, Nova Scotia, and on our way back to Vancouver, we spent some...

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In Depth: Final Recommendations Made for Point Grey-Cornwall Active Transportation Corridor

The media has had a field day with last week’s release of the Vancouver city staff final recommendations for the...

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Safety in Numbers: Why a Bike Lane in Kitsilano? [infographic]

Brent Granby passed along an excellent infographic on the Kitsilano Bike Lane produced by Holly Foxcroft and Jen Cook....

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