Bishop O’Byrne students take bike leadership to local elementary schools
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Bishop O’Byrne students take bike leadership to local elementary schools

Many Alberta High Schools have Leadership courses. They expect students to develop and apply skills in group problem solving, create and act on plans for personal growth and show communication, problem solving, teamwork and participation skills. One Calgary school is partnering with Youth en Route to offer a special Leadership experience that focusses on Active…

We’re looking for Youth Advisory Committee members

We’re looking for Youth Advisory Committee members

Are you in junior high or high school? Are you interested in Active Transportation, and working towards solutions to the climate crisis? We have an opportunity for you.  We are recruiting members of our student advisory committee. This committee will provide input and direction as we create our programming and materials to support student leaders….

Working to prevent bike theft
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Working to prevent bike theft

Bike theft is unfortunately a common problem in Alberta. The pandemic has made biking more popular, which is driving an increase in theft. We’re working with our project schools to solve the problem holistically, making improvements to bike racks and ensuring they are placed in a high-traffic and visible location.  We are also working to…

Trustee Candidates respond to our questions about Active Transportation

Trustee Candidates respond to our questions about Active Transportation

Youth en Route, together with Bike Calgary , asked trustee candidates for their thoughts about active transportation to school. At the last Calgary City Council meeting in September, councillors unanimously passed a motion to “Prioritize Schools for improvements to the 5A network.” (5A means Always Accessible for All Ages and Abilities.) While city administration comes…