Monthly ArchivesMay 2018

Southwest Sunday Cycle 2018

Event Details:  Southwest Sunday Cycle (15km) Meet at the Emera Oval, Halifax Common 10:30 am (sign in) 11:00am start Join us for this leisurely 15km ride exploring Halifax’s beautiful peninsula neighbourhoods. This ride is perfect for anybody who knows how to ride a bicycle and wants to enjoy a large group ride in a welcoming, social environment. We will have a police escort so that we can take the lane, ride as a group and keep stops to a minimum. The ride is open to adults and youth over 12 who are accompanied by parent/ guardian). This years ride will be ending on Halifax’s redesigned Argyle St. for the Argyle St. Block Party! Riders who register here will be entered into ...

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Have your say in Nova Scotia’s new “Traffic Safety Act”

This fall, the Nova Scotia government plans to introduce a new Traffic Safety Act to replace the out-dated Motor Vehicle Act, which has not been rewritten since the 1920’s. Bicycle Nova Scotia has been working with other partners in the province to push for changes to this legislation. Reviewing the act, we are suggesting that the public advocate for 5 changes that will have significant impact for the safety and rights of cyclists in the province.   The top 5 changes that need to be included in the new Traffic Safety Act are: Recognize and define Vulnerable Road Users under the new Traffic Safety Act Allow for a municipal council to direct their traffic authority to set speed limits under 50 km/hour, without the need to seek permission ...

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Have your say in Nova Scotia’s new “Traffic Safety Act”

This fall, the Nova Scotia government plans to introduce a new Traffic Safety Act to replace the out-dated Motor Vehicle Act, which has not been rewritten since the 1920’s. Bicycle Nova Scotia has been working with other partners in the province to push for changes to this legislation. Reviewing the act, we are suggesting that the public advocate for 5 changes that will have significant impact for the safety and rights of cyclists in the province.   The top 5 changes that need to be included in the new Traffic Safety Act are: Recognize and define Vulnerable Road Users under the new Traffic Safety Act Allow for a municipal council to direct their traffic authority to set speed limits under 50 km/hour, without the ...

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