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Subseries s00297 - Bike to Work Day 2009

Bike to Work Day Winnipeg 2009 - Highlights

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Bike to Work Day 2009

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4 digital records (7.17 MiB): PDF, JPG

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Bike to Work Day began in 2007 when a group of cyclists hosted an event to raise the profile of cycling in Winnipeg, to encourage people to cycle to work, and to advocate for better cycling infrastructure. This became a yearly event and in 2011, other organizations were invited to host pit-stops, further raising its profile and accessibility. The yearly event was overseen by a steering committee, and it became so successful that in 2014, Bike to Work Day was expanded to become Bike Week, which celebrated and promoted cycling more broadly, rather than focusing specifically on commuting.

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Materials collected from the donor by the W.R.E.N.C.H. in 2022 and transferred to the City of Winnipeg Archives in 2023.

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Consists of a short background and list of highlights of Bike to Work Day 2009 as well as logos and a final report.

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