Summary from the initial Project Application: The objective of this project is to increase the awareness of the environmental impact of transportation at McGill. This will be achieved through two step process. The first is better understanding the current travel patterns and future transportation needs of McGill students, faculty and staff.
Our project consist of producing a high density bike rack prototype back in April 2011. Our team consist of four McGill Alumni and we designed the original rack to be modular and space efficient, while having curve that makes it conveniently easy to park bicycles vertically.
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The Gault Nature Reserve (GNR) in Mont-Saint-Hilaire of McGill University is a private conservation reserve that protects the primeval forests of the St. Lawrence Valley. Its multitude of walking trails throughout the reserve is a year-round tourist attraction, receiving up to a few thousand visitors on a given day. Due to its large size, the daily maintenance on the GNR is mostly done by ATV’s.
The primary purpose of our Ford pick-up trucks is to plow snow. For the surface area we need to plow and the amount of snow we need to move requires that we use a heavy-duty vehicle. In addition the vehicle must be manufactured and specially prepared by the manufacturer to accommodate the loads placed on the vehicle by snow plowing.
La Cave is a volunteer-run bike collective located at McGill University’s Solin Hall Residence. Established in August 2010 with funding from the Sustainable Projects Fund, La Cave provides residents with free access to tools and expertise for bike maintenance and repair, and promotes cycling as a sustainable, affordable, and fun way to travel in Montreal.