Getting Around: Mobility For Everyone On Safe Streets

May 14, 2024 greenzine 0

CHERYL LYON – “Roll a kilometre in my chair” or “walk a mile with my cane” replaced the old familiar “walk a mile in my shoes” recently. It happened at the recent Peterborough Bicycle Advisory Committee’s “summit” on cycling in the city entitled “Safe Streets for Everyone.” On day one […]

Bicycling Gets A Boost From The Cycling Master Plan

April 23, 2023 greenzine 1

SUE SAUVE – Perhaps it is no accident that bicycles were designed to only pedal forward. They are bringing us to the future we are trying to create. Bicycles are a pillar of health for urban dwellers and a cornerstone of sustainability. The City of Peterborough’s new Cycling Master Plan […]

Pro’s And Con’s Of Electric Vehicles: A Discussion

February 6, 2023 greenzine 0

Warning: This is not an easy listen. There are lots of details. But sometimes that is where the blessing or the curse resides! We asked Tricia Clarkson, who has written about EV’s for the Greenzine several times, to reply. Congrats, if you hang in to the end and read Tricia’s […]

Earth Day Glow Ride

April 20, 2022 greenzine 0

One of the most fun things you can do on two wheels Coming to a Neighbourhood Near You the evening of Friday, April 22 MIRIAM (STUCKY) LIBA – The role of the artist / activist / leader is to make revolution irresistible.1 And to me, B!KE’s community Glow Rides (and […]

A Travel Tale from a Transitioner’s Family

January 1, 2020 Mark Woolley 0

MARK WOOLLEY – This is a small slice of history from the still remembered past about Peterborough Farmers’ Market. At the time of this family story the farmer’s market was held in Market Hall on George Street Peterborough. On my Mother’s side, I am from settler stock in Northumberland County. […]

The Road to Green Street

October 15, 2016 greenzine 0

VICTORIA WINDREM – Everything is a process.  From waking up in the morning to starting a large scale social movement.  Our business, Green Street, was no different.  Today we have a thriving shop downtown in the heart of Peterborough.  My parents, Angie and Verne, run the shop 8 hours a […]