Category Archives: Looking Forward

Pedal Power!

I am so excited to share this…pedal power is emerging on the world scene more and more. Kudos to Manoj Bhargava and pedal power, the founder of the Free Electric hybrid bike and for all the good he is doing … Continue reading

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Electric Pedals and “The Age of Stupid”

I think the people at Electric Pedals are brilliant, so here is a repost of them pedal powering the movie “The Age of Stupid”.

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Pedalling Libraries and Literacy, Smiles and Community

When my kids were little we went to the book mobile, but these enterprising librarians are delivering books by bicycle. Alicia Tapia pedals her library called Bibliobicicleta around San Francisco, sharing her love for bikes and books with children and … Continue reading

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Solar Bike Paths Are Here!

No longer just a dream, but solar roads are here starting with solar bike paths replacing pavement in the Netherlands. A 70-metre section of this solar road can supply enough electrical energy for 2 homes. Kudos to Solaroad for making … Continue reading

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It’s Time for Pedal Power

According to Thy Dinh, Senior Research Associate of a Conference Board of Canada research project ,”There is an urgent need to support Canadians in adopting healthier lifestyles and create a national culture of wellness.” “Canadians are not any healthier than … Continue reading

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Energy Dashboards in Halifax Schools

Way to go Prince Andrew High School and the Halifax School Board for beginning the installation of power monitoring systems to show the consumption of energy. For us visual learners, the television type monitor easily shows how much water is … Continue reading

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Solar Roadways, Solar Bikeways

There is plenty of talk these days about solar roadways. Julie Brusaw imagined solar panels on all the roadways. Her electrical engineer husband, Scott Brusaw let the idea percolate and now it is growing. Take a peek here as Scott … Continue reading

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