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All aboard the Green Express for Monterey.

The day started too early, but cycling along the False Creek seawall at dawn gave Vancouver a quiet grace I have not seen for a long time. Bus through customs was uneventful, though an extra $10 to put a bike in the hold for a 3 hour trip seems a ...

Bike Fashion show a hot event, but needs to get out of hipsterville.

I’m nursing a Stanley Park Ale in the pulsating hip basement of the Calabash Bistro, with a crowd of cyclist types way cooler than me. It’s Momentum Magazine’s BikeStyle Tour Fashion Show and it’s making me feel like a stowaway in bike geek heaven. Momentum is ‘North America’s Bike Lifestyle ...

Never underestimate the power of a fun idea.

Have you got a sustainability idea or initiative to get off the ground? You might want to take yourself a lot less seriously. Less than two months ago, the Crazy Sustainable Commute was just a fun office idea in the head of Steve Unger, a Senior Director at SAP. The ...

iPhone Pic of the Week – May 15

Protesters at the Olympic Village Open House show their disappointment at the reduced amount of social housing in the neighbourhood. The giant bird shows his disappointment at being made of plastic.

Veggie Fueled World-Record-Breaking Van is one green ride.

The irony was obvious. I was stopping for petrol at the Esso station in Hope BC as I glanced over to the parking area and saw a young couple self-fueling their Toyota Delica with a hose leading from a trailer fill of waste vegetable oil. I soon learned Tyson Jerry ...

Social Media Conference NW – navigating the new sustainable media.

Waking up at 5:30, I have to wonder if driving a carbon-spewing vehicle across an international border to sit in a room full of strangers watching someone speak about the power of remote digital connections… isn’t just a little ironic. Regardless, I’m here at the Social Media Conference Northwest, to ...

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