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Office of Sustainability News Archive

Community effort for artwork

September 18, 2017 — 
Two University of Manitoba alumni, Dee Barsy [B.F.A./08] and Kenneth Lavallee [B.F.A./08], have their art dislayed on the state-of-the-art UMCycle building

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

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.

UMCycle’s Bike Kiosk grand opening

September 1, 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

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.


Bike racks on campus.

Gear up for Bike Week 2017

June 16, 2017 — 
If you are looking for a reason to dust off your bike this summer, participate in Bike to Work Day on Friday, June 23

Bikes parked at bike racks

Commuter Challenge 2017

June 5, 2017 — 
The U of M is a registered workplace in the 2017 Commuter Challenge – a friendly week-long competition that challenges participants to walk, cycle, carpool or take transit to school or work June 4 - 10


Bike lockers on Fort Garry campus.

Bike lockers roll on to Fort Garry campus

May 18, 2017 — 
Sixteen sleek new bike lockers have recently been installed on Fort Garry campus. The lockers will provide cyclists with a personal, weather protected and secure enclosure for storing their bicycle

Jane’s Walk 2017

May 3, 2017 — 
The theme this year will be “There to Now,” which looks at the history of the university’s Fort Garry campus and its relationship to the community through its buildings and campus design

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