Bicycle CPT - a WDC 2014 Recognised Project

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Bicycle CPT – a WDC 2014 Recognised Project

We are thrilled to announce that our campaign Bicycle Cape Town has been selected as a World Design Capital Cape Town 2014 Project!

Created in 2012 Bicycle CPT is a community platform for Cape Town’s emerging urban bicycle culture. The campaign aims to inspire more people to ride bicycles, facilitating a shift from car-dominated to carbon free mobility and the creation of a more livable city.

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In June, together with a local cycling initiatives we launched the Bicycle Cape Town campaign. 3 months on, having gathered + 900 supporters, Bicycle CPT is leading a citizen-driven movement to transform CPT into a more people-friendly, connected & sustainable city.

Join us at the next CycleLinks (the official monthly gathering of the CPT’s bicycle community) in Gugulethu, where we will explore what local cyclists are doing in communities around the city.

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The brain child of Daniel Graham (@Cpt.Grimmy) and Elad Kirshenbaum (@onekcollection) #moonlightmass is a casual night bicycle ride starting at the Green Point Circle on a full moon once a month. Started as a social experiment on Twitter the ride has been gaining popularity and on the last ride there were over 200 riders raising awareness for cycling in the city and the safety of cyclists in the urban environment. `NEXT RIDE: Monday the 4th of June at 21:00, MEETING AT  Green Point turning circle.

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Bicycle Cape Town Event

This week Cape Town is going bike crazy!! On Monday night bicycle enthusiasts and organisations will gather to create the first ever united South African campaign to turn Cape Town into the most bicycle friendly city in Africa – and dare we say the world! Find out more about the Offical event below…

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Chapman’s Peak Solidarity Sunset – Sunday 19th Feb: 5pm-8pm

Enough is enough. Corporate and government agendas are trying to over-rule public protest about the ugly, unnecessary office building planned for Chapman’s Peak, ignoring marches, petitions, hunger-strikers and very viable suggestions for alternatives. Murray and Roberts, with the agreement of the DA government, plan to go ahead with construction on Monday morning.

This is a call to everyone who has enjoyed the privilege of Chapman’s Peak. This Sunday let’s take back our mountain and join in solidarity to make a powerful public statement – that the toll company MUST employ a more environmentally friendly solution. Read on for the official invite.

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Save Chapman’s Peak

A picture is worth a thousand words… Currently there is a large civil movement afoot to save Chapman’s Peak from development and ensure that its pristine beauty remains untouched. This breath-taking photograph of Chappies was taken by Canadian Cinematographer Martin Buzora, a passionate environmentalist who has kindly offered to donate all the profits from this photograph to aid the civil action. If you would like to find out more, sign the petition, donate to the cause or purchase a print of this photograph, follow the links below…

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Cape Town’s Climate Smart Campaign

When it comes to addressing climate change, the time for action has long since arrived. The climate is changing, and we each must do what we can to mitigate and adapt to these changes. Climate Smart Cape Town is a campaign to help residents of Cape Town learn about climate change and how they can take action, as well as to learn about the actions already being taken by the City of Cape Town and other leading public and private sector organisations to mitigate and adapt to climate change.

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Moving Planet – September 24th, 2011: A Day to Move Beyond Fossil Fuels

On the 24th September join Moving Planet a worldwide rally to demand solutions to the climate crisis. Visit to find out more.

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