Posts Tagged ‘Bikes’

Not so fast

Big changes may be coming to Dalhousie’s bike-friendly infrastructure, but not as fast as students might like to see them. The Dal Student Union (DSU) is moving forward with its plans to renovate the Student Union Building (SUB), but long-standing promises by the university to update cycle paths on campus are still far from coming…

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Bike thieves prowl the Dalhousie night

There's an art to correctly securing your bike. (Bryn Karcha photo)

  Bicycles in Halifax have an unpleasant tendency to vanish. In a town where there’s a constant demand for cheap bicycles for university students, those who ride bikes have to keep them safe from thieves—even on Dalhousie campus.    According to Const. Pierre Bourdages of the Halifax Regional Police, there have been 211 reported bike thefts…

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Bike share congestion

Scott MacPhee believes Halifax can learn from other cities

    Dalhousie’s office of sustainability is hoping to create a Halifax-wide bike share program, similar to the Bixi program in Toronto and Montreal. If enacted, the plan would create ten stations throughout the peninsula with nine bikes at each station. But laws and budget constraints have put the project at risk. When Scott MacPhee…

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