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Apply to be nominated for the Paths For People Board

Being a member of Paths for People’s board means you play a key role in determining the direction and activities Paths for People undertakes. [ full description of Board Member roles and responsibilities ] Fill out the form below if you are interested in applying to be nominated for the board elections. Deadline to submit an application: September…

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A promising start – Missing Sidewalk Connections Report

The Urban Planning Committee is reviewing the Missing Sidewalk Connections Report on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. It includes: a detailed inventory map visually outlining missing sidewalk connections an updated budget action plan for addressing these missing connections   Missing sidewalk connections in the city have been a big issue in our Missing Links Initiative, which we’re…

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Support for 30 km/hr speed limit in city core

Community and Public Services Committee is looking at changing the speed limit on local residential roads from 50 km/hr to 40 km/hr. When the framework came up for discussion on April 24, 2019, we contributed to the call for lower speed limits AND to promote 30 hm/hr in the heart of the city. It’s known as…

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Improve 109 Street Cycling Connections

The city report for Cycling Facilities and Cycling Connections: 109 Street looking at the feasibility of bike lanes in the Garneau / McKernan / Parkallen communities was discussed on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 in the Urban Planning Committee. We were there and spoke to it. (We’ve been following this project closely and previously spoke in committee…

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DAY THREE

Highlights from the third and final day for the Winter Cycling Congress – shared by the two University of Alberta students attending the Calgary event with the help of P4P bursaries:   Mary Bachynsky’s takeaways 1. A cycling nation is ALSO a satisfying place to drive From Melissa and Chris Bruntlett‘s keynote presentation, Building the Cycling City, the pair presented…

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DAY TWO

The second day for two University of Alberta students attending the Winter Cycling Congress (with the help of P4P bursaries). Here are their insights from the day:   Mary Bachynsky’s takeaways 1. Look beyond human error factors in traffic safety From Don Kostelec‘s presentation Everything your traffic safety office told you was wrong, Don debunked…

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DAY ONE

Two University of Alberta students are attending the Winter Cycling Congress (with the help of P4P bursaries) and sharing their learnings each day:   Mary Bachynsky’s takeaways 1.  Transportation is essential to an “ecosystem of healthy cities” In Gabe Klein‘s keynote presentation, he pointed out that transportation is the world’s number one source of greenhouse…

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Introducing Bursary Recipients

  Meet Winter Cycling Congress student bursary recipients Two University of Alberta students attended the three-day international event in Calgary from February 6-8, 2019, with the help of funding from Paths for People. Each day they shared the stand-out moments: DAY ONE (February 6, 2019) DAY TWO (February 7, 2019) DAY THREE (February 8, 2019)    …

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2019 Winter Cycling Congress Student Bursaries

  We want to help students attend the Winter Cycling Congress (February 6-8, 2019) in Calgary. Paths for people is offering $200 each to a maximum of three students, for their conference registration fees.     Applicants must be: actively engaged in or planning to be engaged in active transportation registered students based in Edmonton,…

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Annual General Meeting

AGM We’re holding our Annual General Meeting on Thursday, September 13 at 7 pm at MacEwan University 11-216 (Allard Hall, the new building on 104 Ave at 111 Street). Everyone is welcome. Come hear about the past year for P4P and our plans for the future. Speaking of the future, Paths for People is looking for new…

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