sustainability, cycling, municipal infrastructure projects, bicycle industry, electric bikes, environmental issues
Coquitlam Transfer Station Replacement Project
Topics: Solid Waste
Site preparations for the new Coquitlam Transfer Station include an innovative use of materials. Learn how bottom ash from Metro Vancouver's waste to energy facility is being recycled as preload material for this project.
Major Move Brings Backup Power Update to Annacis Wastewater Treatment Plant
Topics: Liquid Waste
Category: MV Video
They're huge. They're heavy. And, they are a long way from home. But once this massive move is complete, these new backup generators at the Annacis Wastewater Treatment Plant will play a vital role in protecting our local environment.
Holiday Gift Guide for the Bicyclist Who has Everything
Cyclists can be finicky creatures. They know what they like. So, finding the right present can be fraught with problems of sizing, colour and brand. Here are some nearly sure-fire gift suggestions, whether your cycling friend is a bike commuter, a weekend recreational rider or training for the Tour de France.
Vancouver Council approves bike-friendly 10-year plan
Vancouver approves $25 million plan to expand cycling infrastructure by 2011 in order to increase citywide cycling to 10 percent of all trips
The cycling report
VACC's Chris Keam assesses the changes to Vancouver commuter cycling over the past year and forecasts a bright future for the region
Beyond the Vision for a Pedal-happy Vancouver
Chris Keam asks three central figures in Vancouver’s ongoing cycling debate about what’s needed to move city cycling ahead before the next civic election
Velo-city Global 2012 – Vancouver’s Bike Lane Enthusiasm Draws Global Audience
Vancouver’s cycling infrastructure is often called unsuccessful by vocal critics. But the decidedly pro-bike approach at City Hall is the reason why a pack of cycling city planners, politicians, advocates, and academics will be visiting at the end of June.
The E-Bikes Are Coming
E-bikes are a fast-growing segment of the cycling market in places such as the Netherlands and Germany, where commuting by bicycle is a mainstream way to get around. In 2013, e-bikes accounted for 11% of the German market at 410,000 units and globally more than 37 million e-bikes were sold in 2014. But power-assisted bicycles have been slow to capture the imaginations of Canadian riders.
Cannondale to Open Multi-Brand Concept Store
It will be based on Long Island in New York and measure 4,200 square feet. The multi-brand concept store is called Cannondale Sports and will be operated by Cannondale’s mother company Dorel Industries
Love Food Hate Waste – Enhance the Tradition by Celebrating the ...
This year why not start a new tradition? Celebrate the season by ensuring none of the delicious food you take time to prepare goes uneaten. Here are some easy tips to make the most of your holiday feast, without eating turkey sandwiches every day for a month!
Five Super Heroes: Who's Most Sustainable? | The Tyee
The heroes of Hollywood's cinematic comic strips may save the world on occasion, how do they stack up at saving the environment? Turns out only a couple of comic book creations can rightfully say they put the green on screen.