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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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A City for Life

We hope you were able to join us for A City for Life. We had the most fabulous weekend – bike tour, Leader’s workshop, Public Keynote – with Janette Sadik-Khan! Janette Sadik-Khan left us inspired and excited about creating the community and city we all want – one that is accessible to all, provides multi-modal…

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Why 30kph is needed on our residential streets.

By Dr. Darren Markland James can’t remember the accident. A year after leaving the intensive care unit and struggling through his rehabilitation at the Glenrose Hospital, relearning how to speak and walk and trying to step back into the life he left behind on the that fateful September morning, James still can’t remember being hit…

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‘I’m allowed to bike by myself now’

Ten-year-old Francis Nelson has more freedom thanks to the separated bike lanes. The new lanes let him ride to and from school on his own, which in turn let him do what matters most to any kid — which is see his friends and play. “I didn’t feel safe before,” Francis says of his rides…

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‘The bike lanes have allowed me to bike’

Kim Gadbois going through a life transformation. Until last September she and her husband lived in Sherwood Park and were dedicated car commuters. Then along came the downtown separated bike grid and the couple decided to make a big shift. “We moved to the inner city from Sherwood Park,” Gadbois, 45, says. “We were constantly…

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‘The bike lanes are going to be the tipping point’

Sharon and Jamie Thompson have been riding bicycles to and from work, as they say, “forever.” Today, at 68, they’re both fit and full of life. And they’re eager for more separated bike lanes for all generations. “The bike lane from Mill Creek to 104 Street, on 83 Avenue, I’ve been anticipating that one for…

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