Perhaps one of the best transportation stories of 2016 comes from Vancouver, B.C. where they have achieved a 50% sustainable mode share (bike, walk, transit) a full four years earlier than goal (2020). 10% of all work commuters now rider bikes to work. Long traditionally a region that prides itself on transportation options and rejecting […]
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In 2012, the Vancouver City Council set an ambitious goal to reach a bicycle mode share of 7 percent of all trips by 2020. The city proceeded to hit the mark in 2015, five years ahead of schedule! When you ride around Vancouver's fantastic network of bike lanes, it's no wonder the city is experiencing a leap in ridership. Most of Vancouver feels […]
Streetfilms partnered with the city to produce this video about Vancouver's investment in bicycling.
It's been 15 years since Vancouver residents started petitioning for a bike lane on one of the bridges that connects to downtown. In the summer of 2009, the city implemented a test lane on the historic Burrard Bridge. Cycling advocates and wheeled commuters explain the advantages to having a protected bicycle path.
Vancouver, Canada celebrates Car-Free Day with four car-free community festivals.