There are more and more incentives to support employers who want to promote the use of public transportation. But cars are ubiquitous and still the preferred mode of transport for commuting and business trips. This is largely due to ingrained habits, such as offering employees low-cost or free parking, or reimbursing mileage. In some cities and regions, these habits have been...
Équiterre and partners were recently in the city of Saint-Jérôme—the heart of transportation electrification in Quebec—for the last stop of the Rendez-vous branchés’ second tour. We also visited Pointe aux Trembles in Montreal, Lévis, Victoriaville and Magog this autumn.
There are just five days left to sign the Save OUR Route Verte petition, launched last August by Équiterre in partnership with Vélo Québec.
Route verte : a JewEl Of Tourism AND AN ESSENTIAL ECONOMIC DEVELoPMENT TOOL for OUR REGIONS
This bikeway, which now passes through nearly 400 municipalities, 16 regions and 94 RCMs, is nearly 5,300 km long.
Significant annual savings
Using the transportation cocktail every day has many advantages. It’s easy on the environment and easy on your wallet and your family’s, too.
According to the CAA, driving alone to get around (20,000 km/year) costs nearly $10,000 a year. This includes operating expenses, maintenance and annual depreciation. Using different modes from the...
Magog’s Rendez-vous branché—in collaboration with the Electric Circuit and Association des véhicules électriques du Québec (AVÉQ) and the Carrefour Santé Globale— last Saturday was a great success. More than 300 citizens and stakeholders involved in transportation electrification and local organic food initiatives attended.
Our all-new campaign busts the myths about electric vehicles (EVs) and is raising awareness about the benefits of transportation electrification.
Do you feel it, too? The city coming to life, the unmistakeable excitement in the parks and our homes warming up? This year, May is giving us a taste of summer and is a reminder of our good intentions, like biking to work and eating healthily.
Julie Guicheteau won the 2008 Laure Waridel bursary for her master's project on success factors affecting sustainable mobility. Now she has turned her project into a book, Projets efficaces pour une mobilité durable, co-authored with her research director, Louise Millette.
This book is for anyone who wants to know more about:
In preparation for his 27,000 km ride...
from Inuvik, Northwest Territories, north of the Arctic circle
to Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego Province, Argentina, at the near southern most tip of South America
to raise funds for Equiterre
Quebecer Étienne Théroux, 26, will undertake a 1200 km "warm up" journey of Quebec, with stops in:
Thanks to all of you who braved the cold this week to attend advance screenings of Chris Paine's new documentary, The Revenge of the Electric Car, at movie theatres in Montreal and Quebec City.
Before the screenings, members of the audience got a chance to test drive the newest all-electric Nissan Leaf from the Communauto carsharing fleet – which is expected to...