Transportation

Bikeology Festival

Jun 28 2008 - 6:00pm to 11:00pm

Edmonton’s Wild Ride Festival

Bikeology

June 28 is the ultimate day for velo-love in Edmonton and you are invited to Beaver Hills House Park, Jasper Ave + 105th St. at noon. Stay til 5 p.m. when we call it a day. Best of all, ITS FREE!

What is Bikeology?

It is the science of how bike culture and velo-love can transform our lives and make our community stronger. Read more about Bikeology Festival

Location

Beaver Hills House Park
105 Street and Jasper Avenue
Edmonton , AB

Edmonton Bicycle Transportation Plan Open House

Jun 18 2008 - 10:00pm to Jun 19 2008 - 2:00am

Project Overview

The City of Edmonton retained Stantec Consulting in early 2007 to update the City's 1992 Bicycle Transportation Plan (BTP). The BTP is one of the guiding documents for the Transportation Department, dealing with how bicycles are integrated into Edmonton's transportation system. Route expansion, maintenance and engineering standards will be examined along with bike parking, connections to transit, and other supporting programs and policies. Read more about Edmonton Bicycle Transportation Plan Open House

Location

Stantec Centre
10160 112 Street
Edmonton , AB

Public Talk: Energy and Transport in the Next Decades

Jun 10 2008 - 1:00am to 3:00am

Citizens for Better Transit is pleased to announce a special public presentation by Dr. Richard Gilbert, co-author of the recently released book 'Transport Revolutions' (Earthscan Publishers January 2008) on the evening of Monday, June 9th, 2008, 7:00 to 9:00 pm, in the Edmonton Room of the Edmonton Public Library, Stanley Milner Branch. Gilbert's talk is entitled "Energy and Transport in the Next Decades". Read more about Public Talk: Energy and Transport in the Next Decades

Location

Edmonton Room, Stanley A. Milner Library
7 Sir Winston Churchill Square NW
Edmonton , AB

Calgary Commuter Challenge

Jun 1 2008 - 6:00am to Jun 8 2008 - 5:59am

What Moves You?

What is moving you this Environment Week? Sustainable Alberta Association is once again the proud host of Commuter Challenge and it is coming soon so gear up your bike, stretch out your legs, and pick up your bus pass to get ready! This 18th annual event promotes Calgary workplaces and individuals to experience sustainable modes of transportation. Read more about Calgary Commuter Challenge

Rideshare Week 2007 - 'Pledge to Pool' Campaign

The goal of Carpool.ca's Annual Rideshare Week Campaign is to increase program awareness and encourage commuters to try carpooling for one week every Fall. A variety of promotions are held in communities across Canada. The focus of Rideshare Week 2007 is a 'Pledge to Pool' campaign. Commuters are encouraged to make a personal online pledge to carpool once during their region's respective Rideshare Week. All submitted 'Pledges' will be entered into random regional draws for prizes. Read more about Rideshare Week 2007 - 'Pledge to Pool' Campaign

A Sustainable, Equitable, and Smart Transportation Forum

Description:
Not all the talk about transportation focuses on traffic...because not everyone owns a car. In fact not everyone can afford a car or can afford a bus pass. Transportation to many is more of a 'barrier' rather than a 'mode' of travel. Join The Sustainable Calgary Society and The Federation of Calgary Communities, Fellow Travelers and Special Guests in addressing Transportation issues these pressing issues and where we go from here to ensure Calgary's transportation is Sustainable, Equitable and Smart in the future.Cost: $10.00 or pay what you can

Bike Month: City Of Edmonton Bike Plan Open House

Description:
The City of Edmonton recently retained Stantec Consulting to update the City's 1992 Bicycle Transportation Plan (BTP). The BTP is one of the guiding documents for the Transportation Department, dealing with how bicycles are integrated into Edmonton's transportation system. Route expansion, maintenance, and engineering standards will be examined, along with bike parking, connections to transit, and other supporting programs and policies. www.edmonton.ca/bikeplan

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