What you want: a healthy summer.
What you don't want: to get holier-than-thou about it.
One solution? Just keep it simple.
Biking with the kids...
Organic food on the BBQ...
Drinks with a local twist (see recipe below)!
This month Étienne Théroux, 26, embarks on a bike trip across the Americas. One of his fundraising goals? To raise money for Equiterre. He also intends to raise awareness about food sovereignty and ecological agriculture.
It will take him one and a half years to travel from Inuvik, Northwest Territories, north of the Arctic Circle, to Ushuaia, Tierre del Fuego Province,...
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:
Team test drives neighbourhood bikeways in Plateau-Manoir-des-Trembles (Gatineau) *
Volunteers from Vélo Services joined residents of Plateau-Manoir-des-Trembles and councillor Maxime Tremblay for a test drive of bike routes to pinpoint problems.
Once again this year, Gatineau is celebrating Sustainable Transportation Week.
Bike-Car-Bus Challenge: Ever wonder which was the fastest way to get to work? This is one way to find out. A friendly competition pitting three different travel options against one another to compare time and costs.
Park(ing) day: Teams transform a plain old parking space into...
In town, without my car! is an international phenomenon, with a 9-year history in Quebec, that encourages people to leave their cars at home and experiment with other – cleaner – modes of transportation, such as walking, biking, the bus or metro.
Cities across the province will be celebrating the event between September 16 and 23.
Each city has its own way of...
A week devoted to clean transportation in Montreal!
Events celebrating alternative modes of transportation will take place downtown and across Greater Montreal. Exact schedule to be announced.
Car-free zone downtown on Thursday, September 22, between 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Roads will be closed to traffic between:
We're pleased to award the grand prize – a year of alternative transportation – to Equiterre member Marie-Éve Noreau, who is already an expert at the transportation cocktail. In the summer, she walks, skates or bikes to work. In the winter, she uses public transit.
Ms. Noreau says that cars still take up too much space in Montreal. She'd like to see better...