Citizens Concerned with Highway Expansion
Like-minded groupsGroups working to oppose the #1 Highway expansion and find sustainable alternatives.
Livable Region Coalition - A coalition of individuals and organizations from across the Lower Mainland searching for alternatives to the #1 Highway expansion
The Coalition to Save Eagleride Bluffs and Horseshoe Bay - The Coalition is fighting a 4 lane overland segment of the Sea-to-Sky Highway that would destroy the ecologically unique Eagleridge Bluffs and Horseshoe Bay.
Cross Pedestrians - If you've heard of the Road Hockey Game that took place on Commercial Drive on February 13, but you don't know much about the folks who organized it...this site is for you! Mark your calendars - the Second Period coming up April 24th.
Priorities for Environmental Leadership in BC - Twelve leading BC environmental groups came together to discuss what key issues are ripe for solutions in BC, particularly heading into a provincial election. The #1 Highway expansion and the livability of our region is one of their key issues. By focusing on a few at a time, they hope to make progress. The Priorities for Environmental Leadership is the result.
2010 Watch - The Official Watchdog of the 2010 Olympics - Of interest based on the timing of the highway and the argument that this highway is an Olympic legacy.
Western Canada Wilderness Committee - The Western Canada Wilderness Committee is publishing a "Vote Wild" magazine leading up to the Provincial Election. It includes a section on healthy communities, with a focus on the #1 Highway expansion.
Slow Down Dundas - The Dundas Street Group is a community-based coalition of residents, parents, and concerned citizens working with schools, police, businesses, city planners, and activist organizations to ensure the safety of children and others crossing Dundas Street, between Naniamo and Renfrew, in Vancouver, Canada. City Council voted to downgrade Dundas St. on April 26th as a result of their efforts. Congratulations!
Sierra Club - This site has useful info on congestion and the link to spawl development.
Car Free Commercial Drive Festival - These fabulous community organizers volunteered their time to bring us an incredibly successful street festival on Commercial Drive on June 19. Kudos to them!
Walkable Communities - An organization out of Florida with resources for making your community more walkable.
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