This month we have been discussing active transportation and looked into barriers that keep individuals from engaging in active transportation. This got me thinking about my own situation to see where I could make some changes. Now I don’t own a car, so most of my transportation needs are met with a combination of public … Continue reading Bike Shares in the Community
This week Danielle Harper, Product Manager at Zerofootprint, has joined our conversation to share how GOODcoins promotes alternative transportation. She is also going to give us the inside scoop on what we can expect next from the GOODcoins platform. GOODcoins in my Pocket I don’t own a car, so by default my options for getting … Continue reading Do Good Get Good: A Message from GOODCoins
Last week I sat down with Laura Beattie, Regional Services Coordinator for Community CarShare. We discussed her organization's approach to behaviour change, and her take on the 10 Rules of Social Marketing.
Active transportation is good for your heart, for your cheque book, and for the environment. So why doesn't everyone put a spring in their step? Alison hinted at two of the big hurdles last week: distance and time required. Commuters are also concerned with poor weather, inconvenience and safety. The good news is we can … Continue reading 10 Ways to Hurdle Over Active Transit Barriers
North Americans rely heavily on cars, and have designed cities to be car friendly, not people friendly. However, the future of transportation is looking bright.