Monthly Archives: April 2013

PRESS RELEASE – Better Cycling Facilities Means Mobility for Everyone – Not Just Cyclists

  April 29, 2013   Disability Advocates & Seniors Support Cycling Infrastructure Improvements     VANCOUVER, BC - Improved cycling facilities are not just for cyclists – people who use power wheelchairs, e-bikes and mobility scooters have seen significant benefits in accessibility from new bike lanes and paths in the City of Vancouver. Leaders in the disability community and seniors [...]

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First #BCbikechat Storify Recap

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Public Dialogue: “Serious Cash for Cycling” May 2nd 2013

The British Columbia Cycling Coalition (BCCC) is hosting a panel discussion about the future of funding for cycling in BC. This election, cycling organizations are endorsing a Provincial Cycling Strategy which includes the recommendation that the province invest $75 million a year to improve cycling facilities and provide education for people of all ages and [...]

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PRESS RELEASE – Millions in Tourism Dollars Brought in By Bike

Studies Highlight Economic Value of Bicycle Tourism in British Columbia  Vancouver, BC - Research shows that cycling tourism is gaining traction as a vacation option for adventure-seeking and recreation-oriented adults. Recent studies commissioned by Travel Oregon and Vélo Québec demonstrate that cycle-tourists represent a new and untapped revenue stream that could bring hundreds of millions of new [...]

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Fundraising Chair

The British Columbia Cycling Coalition (BCCC) is seeking an individual with experience in leading fundraising initiatives to join the Board of Directors as the Fundraising Chair. About the BCCC The BCCC is a not-for-profit organization committed to making British Columbia a better place for people of all ages to cycle for transportation, recreation and vacation [...]

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PRESS RELEASE: Bike to Vote Builds Momentum for May 14th Election

Provincial campaign encourages people to cycle to the polls Vancouver, BC – A new provincial campaign aims to build voter turnout and awareness of sustainable transportation issues in the upcoming election by asking people to do one simple thing – Bike to Vote. “It just makes sense. Most polling stations are within 2 – 5 [...]

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Way Markings Celebration on Trail between Parksville and Qualicum Beach.

The Oceanside Cycling Coalition is pleased to join the RDN, City of Parksvillle, Town of Qualicum Beach and Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure in celebrating the way marking of the Parksville-Qualicum Beach Links. The P-QB Links is the way for pedestrians, cyclists and other wheelers to move back and forth between City and Town through [...]

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Sunshine Coast Transit Future Plan Report Back

On March 27, the BCCC was represented at the Sunshine Coast Transit Future Plan, Key Stakeholder Workshop 2. The workshop objectives included feedback on draft vision, goals, and targets, and input on the future transit network design and feedback on priorities for transit system changes. A submission was sent to BC Transit after the workshop. [...]

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