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Invitation to Media
HRM to Launch New Bike Route Map
(Thursday, May 5/2005)-- HRM wants to take some courageous, strong, and well-balanced reporters for a ride.
To mark the launch of HRM’s first Bike Route Map, we would like media representatives to come for a bike ride with us on one the municipality’s designated, marked bike routes.
Great chance to limber up for Spring and get a real appreciation of what it’s like for cyclists trying to make their way through a busy urban centre.
If you’re interested, bring along your own bike and helmet. If you’re interested and don’t have a bike and/or helmet, we’ll try to find something for you.
The new HRM Bike Map is a product of the municipality’s “Blueprint for a Bicycle Friendly HRM” plan, and a response to the growing popularity of cycling among many residents who are environmentally and health conscious.
Those interested, please contact John O’Brien at 490-6531 by Monday, May 9, 2005.
When: Wednesday, May 11, 2005
Time: 10:30 AM
Where: Corner of Quinpool Road and Vernon Street, in front of Cyclesmith Shop.
Councillor Sheila Fougere
HRM Bikeways Task Force
Bicycle Nova Scotia
Corporate Communications Officer