Home from Kelowna: HASTE attends The 2012 Building Sustainable Communities Conference

Last week HASTE attended the Building Sustainable Communities Conference in snowy Kelowna. The conference was a great chance for us to connect with a whole bunch of people who are very enthusiastic about making our communities better places to live. And although we didn't spot the legendary Ogopogo, here's what we did discover...

We started our conference adventure at the transportation workshop and learned that places all over the world are using similar approaches to increasing active school travel as we are here in Canad

The Future of Bicycling in British Columbia?

We at HASTE got really inspired by this video from the Netherlands. Could this be the future of bicycling in British Columbia? We sure hope so and we're doing our best to make it happen.

HASTE has teamed up with a group of bicycling advocates who are very keen on bringing standardized bicycle training to kids across BC.

A New Year - New Way to Travel - Final Countdown

OK, the final countdown is on! We’ve posted our Final 4 New Year’s resolutions with the age-old question in mind: Why did the chicken cross the road?

The list so far...

A New Year - A New Way to Travel: Part II

Happy Chinese New Year!  It is the year of the dragon, which symbolizes change, mobility and hope for a prosperous future. We thought that was a perfect fit into our "bicycle" themed post this week as HASTE continues to put a new spin on helping you achieve your resolutions for 2012.

dragon bike


7. Learn Something New - Or rediscover something old!

A New Year – A New Way to Travel

Looking to lose weight? Want to spend more time with friends and family? Trying to save money?
Do these resolutions sound familiar?

See how HASTE has put a new spin on the 10 most popular New Year’s resolutions. You’ll be amazed at how active and sustainable transportation can help achieve your New Year’s resolutions this year.

Over the next month stay tuned as we post active and fun travel solutionsto common new year's resolutions.Counting down from 10, here we go with the first 3.

Separated bike lanes - an idea so simple, even kids get it!

DreamRider Theatre's ace reporter, 9 year old Tina, digs up some dirt on Vancouver's new separated bike lanes.

This video, which features local Vancouver luminaries Amy Walker and Councilor Andrew Reimer, is one of the first put out through Dr

Walk21 Active and Safe Routes to School Pre-Conference Workshop Report

Earlier this month, 50 participants from across Canada and around the world spent a sunny Sunday afternoon at a workshop coordinated by HASTE.


Participants had an opportunity to introduce themselves and their work, followed by presentations on different developments in the field of Active and Safe Routes to School.

Pace Car Program Grants

Safe Kids Canada is offering $500 Pace Car grants in support of the “Walk This Way” Child Pedestrian Program. Decrease speeding in residential communities everywhere by introducing a Pace Car Program in your neighbourhood!

Safe Kids Canada is offering $500 Pace Car grants in support of the “Walk This Wa

Walk21 Active and Safe Routes to School Pre-Conference Workshop

Before the 2011 Walk21 Vancouver Conference officially gets underway, join practitioners from across BC, Canada

Global Children's Challenge

The Global Children's Challenge just might be the perfect compliment to iWalk (International Walk to School) this fall.

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