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Support for the Active Transportation Corridor on Cornwall and Point Grey Road

July 18, 2013 Dear Mayor and Council: I fully support the development of an Active Transportation Corridor on Cornwall and Point Grey Road to create a safe connection between the Burrard Bridge and Jericho for persons of all ages and abilities. I frequently cycle through this area and it is a dangerous stretch of road.  […]

YMCA offering FREE training for cycling in Vancouver, October 19

Six recommendations on how to make walking and cycling safer in Nairobi

Mr. Ogendi studied transportation infrastructure in the Netherlands and German and developed six recommendations on how to make walking and cycling safer in Nairobi based on what he observed in the two European countries. Interesting enough, the measures that he recommends are similar to the ones that could potentially benefit from in Vancouver as well. […]

Images from Nairobi Kenya 23 October 2009

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Improving safety of pedestrians and bicyclists in Nairobi: Japheths Ogendi, part one

Nairobi Friday 23 October 2009 I am really surprised at what a transportation geek I morphed into. I have been in Nairobi four days now and with what little I have seen it is stunning. I still have not got my head around the fact that I am actually here. The smells, the sounds, the […]