Success Stories

  • 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
    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
    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…
  • Prioritizing School Routes motion passes at Calgary City Council
    CALGARY – At City Council Wednesday, Councillors unanimously passed a motion to Prioritize Schools in the 5A (Always Available for All Ages and Abilities) Network. Thank you to councillors Diane Colley-Urquhart and Jeff Davison for listening and championing this work. This motion is a direct result of the work Youth en Route did at Dr….
  • Crescent Heights High School
    As teacher Jonny Barrett looks at the jumble of tires, chains and handlebars nestled in a stairwell at Crescent Heights High School, he doesn’t see bikes. He sees exciting and new learning opportunities for students. His colleague, Jenna Seagrove, a Phys-Ed specialist, fundraised and spearheaded a collaboration with local charity Two Wheel View to get…