Category Archives: Blog

Cycling Without Age Arrives in Halifax

What is Cycling Without Age? As Naomi and Marty buckle up their helmets, Peter Zimmer, a Cycling Without Age volunteer and board member at the Halifax Cycling Coalition, adjusts the seat of the new trishaw.…

Research Updates from CHATR Lab

The CHATR (Cities, Health and Active Transportation Research) Lab is a research group based at Simon Fraser University in BC. They are interested in how community design impacts the way people get around and connect…

Pedal Poll – Volunteers Needed

The Halifax Cycling Coalition is working with Vélo Canada Bikes to count people cycling in neighbourhoods throughout the Halifax Regional Municipality as part of their nationwide count. From June 1st-6th, 2021, we’ll map Canada’s potential…
Jillian Banfield on her bike on Citadel Hill.

What Does “All Abilities” Mean?

Blog post by Jillian Banfield A frustrating lack of clarity When I first started in cycling advocacy, the phrase “all ages and abilities” was becoming popular. I served on a couple of municipal committees, where…

January ATAC Update

The Active Transportation Advisory Committee (ATAC) meets once a month. Normally we would meet at Halifax City Hall, but currently we are meeting virtually over Microsoft Teams. We get updates from HRM staff at the…

Get Involved in Winter Bike Week

We are seeking sponsors and partners for the 2021 Winter Bike Week, taking place from February 7th to 13th, 2021. There are lots of ways for individuals, businesses, and organizations to get involved! So, what…

Apply Now: Halifax Bicycle Mayor

BYCS is searching for a new @BikeMayorHFX. Could it be you? BYCS is an Amsterdam-based social enterprise driven by the belief that bicycles transform cities and cities transform the world. BYCS works internationally with businesses, governments, non-profits and…

Nova Scotian Rules of the Road are Being Updated

– The Halifax Cycling Coalition has been pushing the Provincial Government to reform the Nova Scotia Motor Vehicle Act (MVA) along with our partners Bicycle Nova Scotia, the Ecology Action Centre, the Atlantic Active Alliance, and Walk N’ Roll…

Updates from ATAC

During a typical year, members of the Active Transportation Advisory Committee (ATAC) would meet once a month at Halifax City Hall. We would get updates from HRM staff about active transportation projects underway in the…

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