Posts tagged with ‘Cyclists’

  • Denmark Should Not Guide Calgary’s Transportation Policy

    By Bill Partridge on August 12, 2014
    (Note: The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views or the positions of BOMA Calgary.) So, the Scandinavian visitors [http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2014/08/04/danish-tourists-canada-car-culture_n_5649374.html] are perplexed by Canadians’ apparent car-dependency which was the subject of a recent article in the Calgary Herald [http://blogs.calgaryherald.com/2014/08/07/are-there-too-many-parking-lots-in-downtown-calgary/] . Let’s give the matter perspective:   Canada Denmark Calgary Copenhagen Population 35,000,000 […]
  • The Bicycle Debate

    By Aydan Aslan on August 5, 2014
    Editor’s note: this article was originally published in the BOMA Calgary News in the June 2014 edition of Business in Calgary. By David Parker Jeff Fielding is known for reshaping the way administration handles their books but when he returns to Calgary as its new city manager he will have to face a few other problems that are making the […]
  • Standards Help to Build a Great City

    By Bill Partridge on June 2, 2014
    BOMA members build cities. And Calgary is one of them. Buildings, however, in and of themselves, do not make a good city. It is people who give a city its heart and soul. One way BOMA contributes to the greatness of our city as a trade association is by facilitating the development of standards. For well over 25 years, BOMA […]
  • The Cycle Lifestyle

    By Bill Partridge on April 8, 2014
    Right out of the chute: I acknowledge that I ride a bicycle. And I enjoy it. I do not however, ride my bike to work. It’s winter! On those days when the weather is sane, my work calendar permits and I am so inclined, I do ride to work. It’s 10 KM door-to-door and takes me about 26 minutes on […]
  • BOMA Cycle Track Survey: Have Your Say!

    By Lloyd Suchet on February 13, 2014
    Cycle tracks have been front of mind over the past week as the City announced the entire plan for the downtown/Beltline network. BOMA sits on the Centre City Bicycle Projects Committee where we have been engaged with officials on this project. To guide our actions, we conducted a member survey in September, but so much has happened on this front […]