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2007 Better Transit Award to honour Jim Brown

Citizens for Better Transit

Three years ago, Citizens for Better Transit, in partnership with the ETS Advisory Board, launched an award to recognize citizens who have made significant contributions to the improvement of public transit. Named after former city councillor and transit advocate Professor Gerry Wright, this annual award is sponsored by Siemens Canada, a world leader in transportation technologies, and the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 569.

The 2007 Gerry Wright Better Transit Award recognizes the contributions of Mr. J. A. (Jim) Brown. Read more about 2007 Better Transit Award to honour Jim Brown

Sustainable Commuting Workshop - Canmore

Location:
Canmore

Description:
Please be our guest at a free workshop that will focus on helping Albertans leave their cars at home. This workshop is sponsored by Transport Canada and presented by Rebecca O'Brien, Rick McFerrin and Kathryn Winkler of the Sustainable Alberta Association (SAA). The Sustainable Alberta Association is offering workshops on creating effective social marketing tools, such as the CRIKit (Commuter Resource Information Kit), that encourage commuters to reduce their drive-alone trips.

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Sustainable Commuting Workshops - Red Deer & Canmore

Please be our guest at a free workshop that will focus on helping Albertans leave their cars at home. This workshop is sponsored by Transport Canada and presented by Rebecca O'Brien, Rick McFerrin and Kathryn Winkler of the Sustainable Alberta Association (SAA). The Sustainable Alberta Association is offering workshops on creating effective social marketing tools, such as the CRIKit (Commuter Resource Information Kit), that encourage commuters to reduce their drive-alone trips. Read more about Sustainable Commuting Workshops - Red Deer & Canmore

Sustainable Commuting Workshop - Red Deer

Location:
Red Deer

Description:
Please be our guest at a free workshop that will focus on helping Albertans leave their cars at home. This workshop is sponsored by Transport Canada and presented by Rebecca O'Brien, Rick McFerrin and Kathryn Winkler of the Sustainable Alberta Association (SAA). The Sustainable Alberta Association is offering workshops on creating effective social marketing tools, such as the CRIKit (Commuter Resource Information Kit), that encourage commuters to reduce their drive-alone trips.

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Call for Delegates: CASA Vehicle Emissions Team

CASA Vehicle Emissions Team (VET) has the mandate to recommend initiatives to the CASA Board to help protect pubic health and the environment from vehicle emissions produced in Alberta. Its purpose is to pilot, monitor and evaluate CASA-approved projects related to vehicle emissions reduction.

Recent projects of the VET have included the Clean Commute employer-based transportation demand management program and the Remote Optical Vehicle Emissions Recorder 2 project. Projects are implemented by VET sub-groups and overseen by the team as a whole.

Terms of reference and many background documents are available at the CASA website www.casahome.org. Read more about Call for Delegates: CASA Vehicle Emissions Team

Around the World Using Human Power

Location:
Calgary

Description:
Colin Angus and Julie Wafaei recently completed the first human powered circumnavigation of the earth. They cycled, rowed, hiked and skied from Vancouver across Siberia, Europe, the Atlantic Ocean, Central America and the USA - returning to Canada this past May. Join these two adventurers for stories of rare cultures, remote landscapes, and extreme challenges. Enjoy captivating photographs, video clips and props from the expedition as well as a 50 minute film detailing the entire 2-year, 43000 km journey!

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