Vehicle Choices

I’m in the process of dissecting the Community Energy and Emissions Data for Rossland, and from a short three page summary, it is clear that there are a lot of learning experiences available for public information. The first one that is important is the choice of vehicle. Around the Kootenays, more than half of the vehicles on the road or trucks, vans or SUVs. People cite the snow, the need to carry heavy goods, safety, or comfort as important reasons for their choice of vehicle.But as with most places, these vehicles rarely get used to their capacity, or more ridiculously, in winter, are used to haul snowmobiles around on the back for days on end.

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A Letter to the City of Castlegar

We have written another letter to Castlegar City Council. This one addresses our concerns regarding the planning and sustainability of the City and suggests 14 action points that can be commenced in the short-term to improve the viability of Castlegar in the long-term, for the full letter click here, otherwise, enjoy the fourteen action points below.

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