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In case you haven’t heard yet, VELOPALOOZA will take back the streets of our fine city from June 4 to June 13, 2010. Velopalooza is 10 days of bikey fun. With 34 events, most organized by individuals, bikers of all … Continue reading

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Sydney moves closer to a car-free George Street

Some car-free news from the other side of the globe… Sydney City Council appears to have won state government support for banning motorists from parts of Sydney’s CBD. Lord Mayor Clover Moore’s long-held plan to make central Sydney more pedestrian-friendly … Continue reading

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Volunteers needed for West End Car Free Day

Car Free Day is 100% volunteer run! We need you to make it happen! We need people to do 2-hour shifts on Sunday, June 20, 2010, between 10am and 8pm on Denman Street. We’re looking for people to fill the … Continue reading

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Car-Free Commercial Drive! meeting on Wednesday

Hello all, it’s time to reclaim our streets! Just a reminder that the Car Free Commercial Crew will be meeting this Wednesday  Feb 17. We’ll be contacting you soon down the road for day-of volunteer opportunities, and things like vending and performing…sit tight. This … Continue reading

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Callout for Organizers

Hello to all Car-Free superstars! Car Free Vancouver Day 2010 will once again envelop our town in forward-looking fun, on Sunday June 20th – Father’s Day. Now is your chance to get involved, get creative, meet some awesome folks, and … Continue reading

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2009 Car Free Vancouver AGM – September 22nd

Call out for CAR FREE VANCOUVER Annual General Meeting Tuesday September 22 – 6 pm (International Car-Free Day) Location : The Junction (the park at 15th and Fraser) The Toast Collective (648 Kingsway) You are cordially and with a great … Continue reading

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Open Streets – Commercial Drive

CAR FREE VANCOUVER The street is being made available to the community. The community is invited to enjoy the street responsibly. All activity must be clear of the street by 7PM and the streets must be left clean. Open Streets … Continue reading

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The Olympic Resistance Network will be at Car-Free Day at the Drive

Come out to the neighbourhood Car-Free festival on Commercial Drive this Sunday, learn more about the Olympics’ impacts on our communities, and connect with other folks about your concerns. The Olympic Resistance Network will be at Napier and Commercial throughout … Continue reading

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Hey all you knitters out there! Grab your needles and come down to Carfree Day on Commercial Drive to be part of a knittervention. It’s a knit-in, it’s an intervention, it’s traffic-stopping fun. Sunday June 14th. Craftivists of other stripes … Continue reading

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Main Street Notices!! Please read full blog entry…

Neighbourhood/ resident notice: Saturday, May 30th will be a great event to meet the neighbours. Basically, this is the way we let the residents know about the Party in their hood! I have informational notices to hand out to everyone … Continue reading

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