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Halifax Regional Council Approves Side Guards

The Halifax Cycling Coalition is very pleased to announce that Halifax Regional Council has approved the staff recommendation for side guards on all city and contacted trucks. The installations will begin in 2017, with all city vehicles…
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Build a community engagement trailer

Donate Now Over the past nine years the Halifax Cycling Coalition has worked hard to grow awareness of cycling issues in Halifax. Whether it's more bicycle lanes, changes to the Motor Vehicle Act, or safety…
University Avenue Bicycle Lane

University Avenue is getting a bicycle lane

The Dawgfather’s court case against the city has been thrown out. This means we can expect a bicycle lane on University Avenue in the near future. Bike lanes take patience. We helped keep this issue…
Cyclists don't want right hooks

It’s time for a new Road Safety Act

Dooring is the name given to the distracted practice of opening a motor vehicle door into the path of a commuting cyclist. Cute right? and the penalty? “Don’t worry about it. You can get a…
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Macdonald Bridge bikeway project moving forward

The city announced last week that the Macdonald Bridge bikeway project is moving forward, as we expected. They are currently seeking a designer to figure out the approach on the Halifax and Dartmouth sides. In…
on street bicycle parking

On-street bicycle parking

Have you ever had trouble finding bicycle parking near Lion & Bright, Local Source, Envie, and Smith’s Bakery? With narrow sidewalks on Agricola and other streets it’s hard to put enough bicycle parking in place.…
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Donate your bicycle to a refugee family

Life is tough for newly-arrived refugees in Canada. Groups like Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS) are working to improve the conditions of refugees so that they can reap the benefits of living in…