HASTE Blog

Friday August-22-2014

We've all heard it before: adults regaling children with stories about how much harder or different things were when they were kids.

Image by Motor City Radio Flashbacks

The notion has become something of a cliche, but that doesn't make it any less true. It is often hard to reconcile the way adults remember the world and their lives, and the way children experience things today.

Earlier this summer, Slate magazine published results of a survey that asked respondents "What were you allowed to do as a kid?" One of their most interesting findings related to when children were allowed to walk to school. Learn more after the break.

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Back In My Day...

Friday August-22-2014

We've all heard it before: adults regaling children with stories about how much harder or different things were when they were kids.

Image by Motor City Radio Flashbacks

The notion has become something of a cliche, but that doesn't make it any less true. It is often hard to reconcile the way adults remember the world and their lives, and the way children experience things today.

Earlier this summer, Slate magazine published results of a survey that asked respondents "What were you allowed to do as a kid?" One of their most interesting findings related to when children were allowed to walk to school. Learn more after the break.

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.

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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
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