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Mass car use is responsible for air pollution that seriously undermines public health and causes climate change. Quebec's increase in greenhouse gas emissions is mainly due to the 21.9% increase in traffic on our roads (1) . This increased dependency on cars has other negative effects on society. Car payments, insurance, gas, parking, upkeep... Accidents, road maintenance,...
School transport 101 In Quebec, 8,000 school buses take about 500,000 children to school and home again every day. These children spend on average 180 hours on buses during the school year. By the time they finish high school, they will have spent over 2,000 hours on buses.
Actualité - 31 August 2018 - Tag : Advocacy, Clean transportation, electric bus, Electric vehicles
There are more and more incentives to support employers who want to promote the use of public transportation. But cars are ubiquitous and still the preferred mode of transport for commuting and business trips. This is largely due to ingrained habits, such as offering employees low-cost or free parking, or reimbursing mileage. In some cities and regions, these habits have been...
Actualité - 1 February 2016 - Tag : Clean transportation, Sustainable mobility, Transportation
AN EXTENSIVE NETWORK FOR RUNNING ON QUEBEC-GENERATED ENERGY Electric vehicle charging stations are now part of the Quebec landscape. With over 600 public charging stations, EV drivers can travel anxiety free. The Electric Circuit, powered by Hydro-Québec, is the most extensive system of public charging stations in Canada, with over 400 stations operating in 15 regions of...
Before Quebec goes to the polls for municipal elections on November 3, check out these recommendations for the mayoral candidates.
Since winning one year of clean transportation in our 2010 Transportation Cocktail contest,* Marie-Ève Noreau has had even more motivation than ever to leave her car in the garage. She has had a whole range of free transportation choices to choose from, including a car-share membership, public transit passes, taxi coupons, train passes and a brand new bike.
1- Define your project More bike racks at your children's school? A corporate membership in Communauto at work?  Identify the benefits of your project – for the organization and its employees, for health and the environment. 2- Find Allies Find colleagues and other people involved with the organization who support your idea. Find out if there is...
Speak up for better transportation planning in your area!
Show your commitment to sustainable transportation. Encourage others to embrace the cause! Do you have an idea that would promote clean transportation? Something that would make it easier for your colleagues to bike to work, or for your neighbours to access public transit? You can make a difference, just like these people did. 
Once again this year, Gatineau is celebrating Sustainable Transportation Week. September 16 Bike-Car-Bus Challenge: Ever wonder which was the fastest way to get to work? This is one way to find out. A friendly competition pitting three different travel options against one another to compare time and costs. Park(ing) day: Teams transform a plain old parking space into...