Monday, September 26 is the first day of The Great Green Transportation Tune-Up! It’s a whole week of activities with a focus on sustainable transportation – and it’s a whole lot of fun! Find the full schedule at www.kamloops350.com. Have you registered for the Transit Treasure Hunt? It’s a scavenger hunt with a twist – take a tour of the City by transit and become eligible for great prizes. Local merchants have donated literally thousands of dollars in prizes. Sign up with a friend, or two or three! Another way to win some of those prizes is to make a … Continue reading The Great Green Transportation Tune-Up is on!
It’s coming September 26 – October 1st – all week, all over town! During the last week of September, Kamloops 350 is partnering with the City of Kamloops and others to bring you The Great Green Transportation Tune-Up: a whole series of fun events with a focus on sustainable transportation. As you can see from the highlights listed below, there’s something for everyone! Registration and detailed event schedules at www.kamloops350.com. Transit Treasure Hunt – a scavenger hunt with a twist – travel the City on your free bus pass and become eligible for great prizes (all week) Green … Continue reading Get ready to tune up your transportation, Kamloops!
The Kamloops ECOSmart team is back in action! This spring/summer they’ll be continuing a commitment to educating citizens of Kamloops about the importance of a sustainable lifestyle including: water conservation, energy efficiency, solid waste management, and recycling. On Wednesday, June 1, 2011 the City of Kamloops will be celebrating Clean Air Day with a waste-free picnic in Riverside Park. The purpose of Clean Air Day is to demonstrate a wide variety of alternative methods of transit, gardening, composting, and recycling. The focus of this event will be to emphasize the importance of reducing Canada’s ecological footprint with anti-idling practices. City … Continue reading Clean Air Day June 1st
BC Transit is currently working on a 25 year “Transit Future plan”. Hopefully you were able to visit the Transit Future Bus as it visited various part of Kamloops this month. If not, it’s not too late to provide input on what you would like transit to look like in the future in our city. Please take a moment to fill out their short survey: http://www.bctransit.com/transitfuture/kamloops_latestupdates.cfm Continue reading What are your priorities for transit?
The Great Green Transportation Tune-Up: Travel $marter, Live Better Greenhouse gas emissions need to come down around the world. Kamloops 350 believes it’s time to “think globally, act locally.” We are organizing a week of activities with a focus on green transportation that will take place during the last week of September, 2011, with the big finale on October 1st. Our goals for the week are:GGTTU foot • To raise awareness of alternative transportation in Kamloops • To reduce transportation based CO2 emissions in Kamloops • To generate public discussion on sustainable transportation in Kamloops We’re calling it the Great … Continue reading The Great Green Transportation Tune-Up: Coming this fall!
In order to strengthen events across BC, Bike to Work Week will be held from Monday May 11 – Sunday May 17, 2009 in all communities. Interestingly, this timeframe also coincides with National Bike to Work Day in the United States (May 16, 2009). The combined efforts will reinforce how wonderful and satisfying biking to work is! Continue reading Bike to Work Week 2009 – May 11-17