Category Archives: Sustainable development

Active Transport – how can you play a part

Read the latest “Active Whitehorse News” click here Check out what it is that makes a great city and how to give one a makeover, living longer, walkable cities are better economically, car addiction, Zero road toll, Fat cyclists, NEL … Continue reading

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For a longer life get moving, even just a little a bit

“Take the stairs rather than escalators. Use your bike if possible for transportation. Sit less, move more and move often.” Ulf Ekeland, Norwegian School of Sport Sciences Men and women who move around throughout the day, even if they just … Continue reading

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Whitehorse Budget Blues

Inequitable budget needs changing Whitehorse Council draft budget for 2019-2020 was published in April 18% of the population involved in structured club/sport will receive a massive 97% of the recreation related budget. The 82% who walk and ride for exercise, … Continue reading

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Active Whitehorse News

Active Whitehorse News January/February 2019 is now online. Here’s a sample: And more highlights from this edition are: Some Thoughts on Infrastructure Why is it Unsafe to be a Pedestrian A Walking and Cycling Mecca? Wombat crossings North East Link … Continue reading

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Prioritise cyclists and pedestrians

Roads should be “safe, attractive and designed” to help people use their cars less says UK’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). UK’s health watchdog has said that Pedestrians, cyclists and public transport should be give priority over … Continue reading

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They saw it coming…

The car was always the cause of all the problems in our cities. As we start the new year, let’s take a look back at how everyone knew the automobile was a menace, yet somehow let it take over anyway. … Continue reading

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Active Whitehorse News

The latest Active Whitehorse News is now online for you to read and enjoy. Find out why Walkable Steets are More Economically Productive. This is backed by research  by the Heart Foundation and Transport for London. How to help Build … Continue reading

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