In this episode, I connect with Séverine Le Page and Zvi Leve from Montréal to talk about the growth in cycling through all the seasons, but in particular in winter. We also talk about the various advocacy and militant activism efforts underway to support the buildout of more cycle infrastructure and the activation of what’s already on the ground.
Helpful Links (note that some may include affiliate links to help me support the channel):
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Séverine Le Page
For Vélo Fantôme:
– My past episode w/ Patrick & Jasmine w/ Oh The Urbanity
– Oh The Urbanity Channel
– Finland and my episode w/ Pekka Tahkola
– Streetfilms winter riding in Montréal
– Streetfilms recent Montréal video
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Hi Everyone, my name is John Simmerman.
I’m a health promotion professional with over 30 years of experience and my area of concentration has evolved into a specialization of how the built environment influences human behavior related to active living and especially active mobility.
In 2012 I launched the non-profit Advocates for Healthy Communities as an effort to help promote and create healthy, active places.
Since that time, I’ve been exploring, documenting, and profiling established, emerging, and aspiring Active Towns wherever they might be, in order to produce high-quality multimedia content to help inspire the creation of more safe and inviting, environments that promote a “Culture of Activity” for “All Ages & Abilities.”
My Active Towns suite of channels feature my original video and audio content and reflections, including a selection of podcast episodes and short films profiling the positive and inspiring efforts happening around the world as I am able to experience and document them.
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