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Tuesday January-20-2015

Citizen Shane is a soft-hitting investigative news feature produced by the CBC that tackles human interest stories around Metro Vancouver. Early this year, host Shane Foxman uncovered a simmering controversy in a quiet North Vancouver neighbourhood that pitted local resident's love of their gardens and lawns against the safety of children and families walking to and from school.

Ah, life.

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NIMFYs Vs. ASRTS

Tuesday January-20-2015

Citizen Shane is a soft-hitting investigative news feature produced by the CBC that tackles human interest stories around Metro Vancouver. Early this year, host Shane Foxman uncovered a simmering controversy in a quiet North Vancouver neighbourhood that pitted local resident's love of their gardens and lawns against the safety of children and families walking to and from school.

Ah, life.

A Bold New Narrative for Transit?

Tuesday December-30-2014

Quickly, when you think of "public transit", what's the first word that comes to mind? It might be affordable, or green, or slow, or crowded... but maybe it should be safe.

According to a new paper published by Todd Litman at the Victoria Transport Policy Institute, traveling by transit is nine times safer than traveling by car - but the benefits don't stop there. Find out more about how public transit makes communities safer after the break.

New HASTe BC Newsletter: Late Fall 2014

Thursday December-4-2014

A new HASTe BC Newsletter dropped yesterday, chalk full of active travel goodness. We've got links to studies on the impact of Active and Safe Routes to School, and information about how to give your input on BC's next 10 year transportation plan.

Read the full newsletter, and/or sign up to make sure you don't miss out on future newsletters - we generally send out a new one every couple of months, and they're always a good time.

Photo credit: Chris Brukard

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