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Meet Our Second Sustainable Superstar – Erica Fraser from Markham Board of Trade

Carpool Karaoke with Erica Fraser from Markham Board of Trade By: Samantha Maurice Date: Tuesday, September 19, 2017 Have you always wanted to try something but never thought you could? I pondered this question when I began my professional journey at Smart Commute Markham, Richmond Hill in June 2017.  Commuting from Vaughan to Markham every […]

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Meet our First Sustainable Superstar – Nawid Fatahi of WSP Canada

Transition into Transit with Nawid Fatahi from WSP By: Samantha Maurice Date: Monday, September 11 2017 Guess who’s back … back again. Our blog is back, tell a friend. Readers, I know it hasn’t been that long since we’ve last posted but I am so excited to introduce you (and welcome you) to our newest […]

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The Great Commuter Challenge

On Your Mark. Get Set. Commute! York Region and Smart Commute Markham, Richmond Hill encourage local workplace employees to try sustainable modes of transportation in The Great Commuter Challenge.  By: Samantha Maurice Date: Wednesday, September 6 2017 What do you get when you combine a driver/carpooler, transit rider and cyclist on the corridors of Highway 7? […]

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Meet Our Fifth and Final Cycling Superstar for 2017 – Justin Cao

Cycle into Action with Justin Cao By: Samantha Maurice Tuesday, September 5 2017 It’s the most wonderful time of the year … for parents at least! With summer 2017 coming to a close, many parents are gearing up for the new school year on September 5.  For some parents, the first day of school can […]

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Meet Sonia Singla – Our Fourth Cycling Superstar

Just Keep Spinning with Cycling Superstar Sonia Singla By: Samantha Maurice Tuesday, August 15, 2017 Just keep spinning. Just keep spinning. Just keep spinning, spinning, spinning … In recent months, the City of Toronto has implemented numerous cycling infrastructure across the city to improve commuting for seasoned cyclists and individuals who are looking to choose […]

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Meet Andrew Roberts – Our Third Cycling Superstar

Tyred of your old routine? Saddle up with Andrew Roberts’ Cycling Journey By: Samantha Maurice July 31, 2017 On Mondays, we blog motivation #MotivationMonday! If you are a pop culture enthusiast or find yourself surfing the social media , like myself, you know that Monday is known as #MotivationMonday. In addition to inspirational quotes or […]

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Meet Mark Siu – Our Second Cycling Superstar!

Getting into Gear with Mark Siu from the City of Markham By: Samantha Maurice July 19, 2017 Welcome back readers! If you’re reading this, it probably means you read our first Cycling Superstar series on Leila Oozeer from the Town of Richmond Hill and came back for more (if you haven’t, there’s always time to […]

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Cycling Superstar Series

Putting the Pedal to the Metal with Leila Oozeer from the Town of Richmond Hill By: Samantha Maurice July 4th, 2017 Happy Bike Month readers, and welcome to the first edition of Smart Commute Markham, Richmond Hill’s Cycling Superstar series, which will offer an in-depth look at local Smart Commute MRH workplace employees who cycle […]

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Bike Month 2017 – Summary of Events

Bike to Work Day 2017 On May 29th, Smart Commute Markham, Richmond Hill hosted their 10th annual Bike to Work Day. Over 100 cyclists partook in the 7 km route, including ten volunteer experienced cyclists who led the group for a safe and enjoyable ride, which incorporated a significant portion of Highway 7 and the […]

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Join Smart Commute MRH and the City of Markham for the Active Transportation Expo!

Join us on June 9th at the Markham Civic Centre from 11 am to 1:30 pm for the Active Transportation Expo! Bring your bike and participate in a cycling tour of the Highway 7 bike lanes, or hop on a YRT bus for a tour of Downtown Markham’s new public transit and pedestrian infrastructure. Please […]

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