Category: Advocacy

Critical Mass

Critical Mass April 2018

Critical Mass April 2018 It’s a relaxed, easy ride for everyone (kids and all!) – a chance for cyclists to mobilize together, take up a little space, and provide an opportunity for some newer riders to ride in a group. This will be a monthly ride, starting April 27th, 2018. Meet at the Art Gallery at 7pm. Read more →

Go by Bike Sponsors 2018

A big thank you to our Go By Bike Week Sponsors

We are once again gearing up for another year of Bike to Work Week or now as its called, Go By Bike. We would like to thank our wonderful sponsors once again. If you would like to become a sponsor, please contact us. https://www.biketowork.ca/penticton   Bike to Work Week & Bike to School Week 2018 Penticton When: Monday May 28 to… Read more →

SOEC

SOEC parking issues

The Penticton and Area Cycling Association (PACA) strongly discourages the City of Penticton’s plan to purchase additional land surrounding the SOEC for car parking. This plan continues to induce demand for parking in the area at great cost, increasing traffic and pollution, while reducing safety on the surrounding streets. In order to reduce the demand for parking we encourage the… Read more →

Penticton Urban Cycling presentation from the AGM (video)

An enthusiastic group has begun to form in Penticton with a goal to increase safety, fun on bikes and better infrastructure for urban cycling. Matt Hopkins gave a presentation at PACA’s AGM on February 28 highlighting some of the problems with our current situation and listing some goals and opportunities that we have within our reach through a joint effort. … Read more →

Confessions of a Trail Nazi

Going back a couple years ago, the PACA Executive opened up a Member Survey to see what the mood of the people was like. The majority of responses were the expected “rah rah, everything is good” [forgive me for paraphrasing] but one member actually put a great deal of effort into it. It had actually struck a little too close… Read more →