HASTE Blog

Monday March-23-2015

By: Amanda Frazer, MSc & Dr. Christine Voss

By now you’ve probably heard Canadian children aren’t active enough, and unfortunately that’s nothing new. You’ve also probably heard that getting children and youth to walk or bike to school is one of the most powerful ways to increase daily physical activity. It also goes without saying that young people who walk or bike to school are more physically active during their commute than those who are chauffeured in the family car. But what about those children who live too far to walk or bike to school? Are they necessarily destined for a sedentary childhood buckled down in the family car?

We don’t think so. Find out why after the break.

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Public Transit IS Active Transportation

Monday March-23-2015

By: Amanda Frazer, MSc & Dr. Christine Voss

By now you’ve probably heard Canadian children aren’t active enough, and unfortunately that’s nothing new. You’ve also probably heard that getting children and youth to walk or bike to school is one of the most powerful ways to increase daily physical activity. It also goes without saying that young people who walk or bike to school are more physically active during their commute than those who are chauffeured in the family car. But what about those children who live too far to walk or bike to school? Are they necessarily destined for a sedentary childhood buckled down in the family car?

We don’t think so. Find out why after the break.

Our Story, Our Future

Thursday March-12-2015

A coherent and compelling explanation of what the upcoming transportation referendum means for the Metro Vancouver region, from a man with more knowledge about and perspective on it than just about anyone. This is a must-watch.

New HASTe BC Newsletter: Winter 2015

Thursday February-19-2015

A new HASTe BC newsletter dropped earlier this week, highlighting events and information about active and sustainable travel locally, regionally and nationally.

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 never disappoint!

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