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Wed, 05/28/2014

Councillor seeks paid staff to walk kids to school

Coun. Michelle Kirby is talking the talk, hoping future students walk the walk.
Thu, 05/22/2014

Overwhelming Majority of BC Drivers Would Green Their Commute If Employer Provided Incentives

76 per cent of drivers more likely to use alternatives if their employer offered incentives.
Tue, 05/20/2014

Physical inactivity of Canadian kids blamed on 'culture of convenience'

Parents encouraged to weave opportunities to move and play with their kids into daily life

Vancouver's Awards of Excellence

Tuesday June-24-2014

Last night, HASTe staff joined 131 other nominees at the Vancouver Playhouse theater for the City of Vancouver's inaugural Awards of Excellence event.

The room was packed with the City's best and brightest, people and organizations working to make Vancouver a better city for all. HASTe was nominated for our work with Vancouver's schools in the category of Greenest City Leadership.

How did we do? Find out after the break.

The Future of Transportation in Metro Vancouver

Thursday June-19-2014

With our work on schools and communities, HASTe doesn't often get to focus on the BIG picture. But in this case we'll make an exception, because something happened recently that will shape how people move around their neighborhoods, and the region, for years to come.


The Mayor's Council recently released its vision for the future of transportation investment and funding in Metro Vancouver. We have an overview of the highlights, and links to the details, after the break.

Cross This Way

Monday June-16-2014

New York City's Department of Transportation recently dropped a fun video meant to teach children about pedestrian safety in a clear and engaging way. But beneath the catchy music, good intentions and excellent structure, there's a not so subtle message that we think kids shouldn't be learning.

We'll dissect the DOT's video, and discuss whether it backs up the claim that "everybody on the street deserves respect" after the break.

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