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Francois Sauzier
City Of Vincent

Activate the infrastructure!

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The Fathering Project - Mountain Goats (Mount Hawthorn chapter) did a fantastic bike ride from Axford Park in Mount Hawthorn to Leederville Oval last Saturday. They rode along the Safe Active Streets Shakespeare Street bike boulevard and then spent the afternoon playing games and winning cool YOUR MOVE prizes! Talk about activation!

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Francois Sauzier
City Of Vincent

Go shopping in the Rewards shop!

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YAHOO! We have a community group doing a bike ride on the Shakespeare Street Safe Active Streets project this weekend. There will be lots of kids attending so we went shopping for some prizes in the Your Move shop. 'Activating the project' some people call it, but we reckon it's just fun riding!

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Francois Sauzier
City Of Vincent

Connecting schools access guides

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The City of Vincent applied for a Connecting Schools Grant last year and have been working with three of our local schools to deliver access guides! It involved a couple of planning sessions and working with each school to determine walking and cycling routes. So great that these three guides have now been completed and are ready to be distributed either online or in printed format within each school community.

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Francois Sauzier
City Of Vincent

Host a Staff Breakfast

This story is related to Walking, Cycling, Active Transport Challenges

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On the first Friday of every month, our workplace hosts the Vincent Staff Active Transport breakfast rumble, which challenges people to cycle, walk, take public transport, carpool or skate to work. We put on a delicious breakfast and staff earn points for each mode - vouchers are won quarterly and then there is the coveted Active Transport Award for each category, given out every 12 months! Anita (pictured) is a standout participant, selling her car and buying an e-bike to ride to the train station. Even those who can't attend say that they are inspired to ride or catch public transport on the weekends. Compliments to the chef!

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Francois Sauzier
City Of Vincent

Use points to get an Access Guide

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The City Of Vincent loaded up our recyclable online shopping bag with a funky new Access Guide for our Administration Building. This is a great resource which we will have on our City's home webpage to encourage potential visitors to the City's buildings to use Active Transport to come for meetings or get to the Library etc. I love shopping!

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Francois Sauzier
City Of Vincent

Bike Breakfast 2018 in Vincent

This story is related to Survey the users

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Vincent's bike breaky was a riot of bikes, kids riding to schools, snags in buns, coffee and mechanics. So good to have the Mayor and Councillors along too! We got lots of surveys done with people recommending a range of facilities and services they'd like to see more of in Vincent. Now this is consultation with catering!!

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Francois Sauzier
City Of Vincent

Bike Wash in Vincent

This story is related to Promote active travel

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It's a big YAY to the weather gods for BW2018! Vincent's Bike Wash was a riot of bubbles and wipe downs - the Bike DR boys were flatout cleaning peoples bikes and doing minor repairs as people rode home along the Mitchell Fway PSP! We love events like these and it's so great to be part of the broader BIKE WEEK fun!

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Francois Sauzier
City Of Vincent

Bike Maintenance and ducks!

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City of Vincent had the Bike Dr crew doing pit stop repairs this week at Banks Reserve with all manner of riders having to dodge the ducks on the riverside path on their way to work. People said that the popups helped them to better understand their bikes and the maintenance tips were great. Popups provide a great chance to chat with locals about improvements to the bike network!

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Francois Sauzier
City Of Vincent

Bike repair station saves the day!

This story is related to Create a bicycle user group (BUG)

So good to hear about infrastructure being used! Pat and Terry from Innaloo, wrote in to say that while out cycling in West Perth last week, they had a flat tyre. Remembering that they had seen a Bike Repair Station at Oxford Reserve in Leederville at the 2017 Ride to Work breakfast, they hightailed it there and used the tools and pump to spring their bike back to life!
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Francois Sauzier
City Of Vincent

Safe Active Streets - Shakespeare Street Stage 2 Approved

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At last week's City of Vincent Council meeting, the Council approved progressing the design and consultation phases of the Stage 2 of the Shakespeare Street Bike Boulevard in Mount Hawthorn. The changes on the street will lead to overall street upgrades, safer intersections and also more trees. Should look great and be much more pleasant for all users!

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Francois Sauzier
City Of Vincent

Shakespeare Street Bike Boulevard Stage 2 Approved

This story is related to Travel Survey

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Last week, Vincent Council approved the investigation of the Shakespeare Street Stage 2 Bike Boulevard - extending the treatments from Scarborough Beach Road in Mount Hawthorn through to Richmond Street in Leederville, with the Department of Transport providing funding. This will really help to complete connections and provide a sensational 30kmh ride past Aranmore College through to Medibank stadium and on to the City. COOL!

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Francois Sauzier
City Of Vincent

Bike repair stations go crazy!

This story is related to Apply for a grant

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The City of Vincent was very lucky to access a Stronger Communities grant to install some new bike repair stations, bringing the total number to 10 stations in Vincent! They have been added onto bike routes (Palmerston Street, Scarborough Beach Road) and some major destinations. Here they are in all their shiny glory.....

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