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What is an 8-80 City?

Posted by on Feb 24, 2015 in At Issue, Environment, Social Justice, Transportation | 0 comments

World-renowned urban advisor Gil Peñalosa recently conducted a workshop at the CommUnity Innovation Lab, held in Kamloops Feb. 3 – 5.  Approximately 80 people took part in the workshop and walking tour of our downtown, and about 200 people attended the evening keynote presentation.  It certainly sparked a lot of conversations! A group of citizens interested in pursuing Gil’s vision took the step of preparing a compilation of his points.  They welcome your input and involvement in seeing Kamloops becoming a more vibrant and people-friendly city.  Interested people are invited to contact Rob Purdy at To see the report, please click on the link below: 8-80 Cities report from...

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Kamloops Looking to Lead the Way in Vehicle Efficiency

Posted by on Mar 31, 2014 in At Issue, Energy, Transportation | 0 comments

MEDIA RELEASE, APRIL 1, 2014 BY BC SUSTAINABLE ENERGY ASSOCIATION, KAMLOOPS CHAPTER April 1, 2014, Kamloops – Kamloops drivers are going to be required to add an additional piece of equipment to their vehicles this year as part of the City’s push to meet the goals laid out in its Sustainable Kamloops Plan, according to David Trawin, Chief Administrative Officer. As of July 1st, 2014, all vehicles owned by City residents will be required to display an efficiency identifier, a sign showing that vehicle’s fuel efficiency on the back window. “Efficiency identifiers are an easy way for us to get out in front of some other municipalities, but we’re sure others will follow our lead soon,” says Trawin. “Places that require them have seen impressive results.” The City will distribute the efficiency identifiers, which are semi-transparent and come with...

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