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Our Campaign Begins – A Bike Grid For Downtown Edmonton

The Route – A Message from Paths for People We have begun our campaign to help convince city council to vote for Stantec’s proposed 7-km bike grid in Edmonton’s downtown core. We unveiled yegbikegrid.ca – the campaign website presents the facts and helps people contact their councillors and released the videos The Magic Trick and The Route. Our social media…

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A Downtown Bike Grid For Edmonton

Recent History It’s been a tough year for people who want to ride bikes in Edmonton. First, the City took out bike lanes on 40th and 95th avenues. Those facilities were never good, nor beloved by any stretch of the imagination, but it still stung. Ugh. Next, the City’s well-intentioned suicide barriers were erected on…

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A City For Life

Gil Penalosa shares his vision with Edmonton. Paths for People held our inaugural event on April 15-16.  Dubbed A City For Life, we kicked off the weekend with a dynamite presentation by Gil Penalosa of 8 80 Cities. Gil was inspiring and informative, and one of the big takeaways was that we can change Edmonton now. Mack Male attended the presentation…

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The Walk/Bike Map – Input and Voting

On March 9, Paths for People released our online crowdsource mapping tool and asked Edmontonians where they thought the future grid of high­quality walk/bike routes should go. The map was received with enthusiasm, with almost 1200 views, 337 suggested walk/bike routes and 280 comments added in less than a month. Here is the map in all its glory.…

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