Author Archives: gingeriching

Why biking is important to me

So as a child I really liked biking. I learned to bike early on. Like most kids I started out with the tricycle peddling my little heart out up and down our block while my parents watched me on the … Continue reading

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Biking in China

My name is Angel Liu. I moved to Canada from China five years ago and currently studying in BBA – International Business Management at Conestoga College. This volunteer opportunity at GRPBS appealed me so much because personally I believe in … Continue reading

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Meet Sam

Hello Everyone! My name is Sam Lidstone and I’m a volunteer marketing analyst for the Grand River Public Bike Share. I’m responsible for making sure you know about the GRPBS and the benefits of what our program can do for … Continue reading

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Hello Snow, Goodbye Bike

With the snow stubbornly clinging the streets and trails that I recently frequented with my two-wheeled companion, I have no choice but to resign myself to the garage where I can prepare my bike for the coming Spring. This year has been … Continue reading

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Fall 2013 and Winter 2014 Newsletter

It has been an exciting season for GRPBS. We now have approval from the City of Waterloo for space to put docking stations for the bikes. Click below to view our latest newsletter GRPBS 2013 Fall Winter Newsletter

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BIKE SHARES INCREASE SPENDING WITH SURROUNDING BUSINESSES, STUDY FINDS

We know that cycling is a good form of exercise, and it turns out that if you do it as part of bike share program its good for the local economy too. A 2012 study from Humphrey School of Public … Continue reading

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STREET CRED: GRAND RIVER PUBLIC BIKE SHARES THEIR VISION WITH THE OPEN STREETS WATERLOO CROWD

If you have ever had a chance to go to Europe then you know the pleasures of visiting the plazas or squares in the centre of most towns. On any given night you will find thousands of people walking around … Continue reading

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