Bicycle Snowplow! : Why and How to Plow Pathways – David G Coldwell

Bicycle Snowplow! : Why and How to Plow Pathways

A New Kind of Cycling Advocacy. In Calgary Alberta, bicycle snowplowing was born at a time when pathways weren’t plowed at all. Early snowplowing pioneers convinced City Hall that pathways needed to be plowed, not just for cyclists and pedestrians, but for the blind as well. In 2014, the City of Calgary did not have plans for plowing a newly constructed pathway. Could bicycle snowplows keep a four kilometre pathway open all winter? The Internet had just one website on how to make snowplows for cycling and walking. The Winter Experiment to design the largest bicycle snowplow revealed more answers than questions. Bicycle Snowplow!: Why and How to Plow Pathways, explores a combination of strategy and innovation to bridge the gap from winter bicycle training to cycling advocacy. This journey into an unknown and developing technology utilizes the potential of the bicycle to serve local communities and cities….

Author: David G Coldwell
ISBN: 9781460293140
Pages: 64 pages
Format: PDF
Size: 28.79 Mb

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