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Win BIG with the Campus Commuter Challenge

September 19, 2017 — 
A friendly two week competition that challenges students to walk, cycle, carpool or take transit to school September 18 – 29!

17 Global Sustainable Development Goals

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17 Global Goals to Accomplish 3 Big Things

September 15, 2017 — 
What are the biggest problems faced by people in our community, country and worldwide? The World’s Largest Lesson introduces the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to youth around the world and unites them in action.

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The UMCycle Bike Kiosk and Cycle Plaza features a mural from artists Dee Barsy and Kenneth Lavaliere.

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Partners help U of M enhance The Great Trail

September 14, 2017 — 
The University of Manitoba opened the UMCycle Bike Kiosk, a new hub along The Great Trail, on Sept. 14

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The UMCycle Bike Kiosk and Cycle Plaza features a mural from artists Dee Barsy and Kenneth Lavaliere.

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UMCycle’s Bike Kiosk grand opening set for Sept. 14

September 6, 2017 — 
'The Cycle Plaza and Bike Kiosk have formed an active transportation hub'

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New pedestrian and cycling infrastructure on Sidney Smith

August 29, 2017 — 
A pedestrian path (1.5m wide) and bi-directional buffered bike lanes (3m wide) have been introduced on the west side of Sidney Smith Street, with vehicle traffic flowing northbound-only in this area.

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Share Your Commute for a Chance to Win

August 3, 2017 — 
GoManitoba offers a free, easy way to find people interested in carpooling to the U of M

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Canada Summer Games 2017 News

Getting to and around the Games

July 21, 2017 — 
Getting to the University of Manitoba has never been easier. Walking, cycling, taking transit or carpooling are all great options for getting to campus.


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Voice Your Opinion: Pedestrian & Cycling Plan

July 11, 2017 — 
The purpose of the proposed Pedestrian and Cycling Plan is to build upon the existing system of campus pedestrian and cycling facilities and link them together in an integrated network. We would love to hear what you think!

Bike-blending smoothies during the 2017 Commuter Challenge.

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U of M doubles participation in Commuter Challenge

June 16, 2017 — 
University of Manitoba staff, faculty and students stepped up to the challenge in 2017

a bee pollinates a flower in front of the Biological Sciences building on the Fort Garry campus

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Celebrate Earth Day with the Office of Sustainability

April 18, 2017 — 
Friday, April 21 between 9 and 11 a.m. in the Brodie Atrium on Bannatyne campus and between noon and 2 p.m. in UMSU University Centre on Fort Garry campus

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