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Debunking Common Vancouver Transit Referendum Myths

By AMS Bike Co-op Programs Assistant Jen Roberton Last week, we gave a broad overview and introduction to the upcoming Metro Vancouver transit referendum. This week, we’ll be answering some common questions, as well as debunking some myths, and responding to some concerns. Keep an eye out for further posts on […]


Send us your P&Y pics!

The Purple and Yellow Bike Project is a fleet of used bikes that are available for use on the UBC campus. Bikes are locked with same keyed locks. Whenever you see a bike, you are free to unlock it and ride it away; the person that left it there will […]


We’re hiring a Purple and Yellow Coordinator!

We are seeking a Purple and Yellow (PnY) Coordinator to run this program until mid-May, at which point the position will become a part-time summer position. The PnY Coordinator collaborates with the Purple and Yellow Mechanic (a staff member and fully trained mechanic from the Bike Kitchen) to ensure that […]


Quick facts on the Metro Vancouver Transit Referendum

By AMS Bike Co-op Programs Assistant Jen Roberton Lots of buzz has been going around on the upcoming transit referendum in the Lower Mainland. As a commuter school, UBC students and staff will directly be impacted by the funding offered to improve Translink services. At the Bike Co-op, we’re especially […]


Connecting Bike Mobility: Ungap the Map with Hub!

By AMS Bike Co-op Programs Assistant Jen Roberton Metro Vancouver has a plethora of designated bike lanes. Although still lagging behind Copenhagen, Berlin and even Montreal in kilometers of protected bike lanes offered, Vancouver has been successful marking certain quiet residential streets for cyclists. This success has a lot of […]


The UBC Human-Powered Vehicle Team

The UBC Human-Powered Vehicle Team (HPVT) is a group of about 26 undergraduate engineering students who are building a recumbent tricycle for competition in the 2015 ASME Human-Powered Vehicle Challenge (West), which will take place in San José, California, from April 24 to 26, 2015. Late last year, we visited team […]