Mass car use is responsible for air pollution that seriously undermines public health and causes climate change. Quebec's increase in greenhouse gas emissions is mainly due to the 21.9% increase in traffic on our roads (1) .
This increased dependency on cars has other negative effects on society. Car payments, insurance, gas, parking, upkeep... Accidents, road maintenance,...
Our "everday superhero" thank-you squad will be hitting the Parc Lafontaine bike path to thank cyclists for using the transportation cocktail.
For more information on the Transportation cocktail campaign (in French only).
Last Thursday, a caped thank-you squad led by environmentalist Steven Guilbeault and partner in crime, Michel Labrecque, chair of the STM, hit the Square-Victoria metro station to show appreciation for the everyday superheroes who use public transit. At final count, 1785 high fives were issued. (Video in French only)
The Montréal Bicycle Show is dedicated exclusively to the wonderful world of bicycles and cycling tourism. More than 200 exhibitors will present the latest novelties and upcoming trends for the new season: bicycles, equipment, accessories, clothing, advice, cycling trails and destinations.
Location: Place Bonaventure, 800, rue De La Gauchetière Ouest
For more information: 514...
The 2011 Montreal TranspoCamp & Hackathon is an open forum (unconference) day that brings together:
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.
The 8th edition of the ATUQ annual conference will take October 19 to 21 at the Centre des congrès in Lévis.
Theme: Se déplacer dans une ville qui respire
This event, which will bring together approximately 200 participants, will be the meeting place for stakeholders in public transit, sustainable development and sustainable mobility. The conference will feature speakers...
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: