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Bicyclists take advantage of free safety check, bike tuneup.
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Walking Tour will Show off Three Downtown Murals: Downtown Vancouver’s newest murals are making their formal debut this week.
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Head to Esther Short Park this summer for the Destination Downtown Noon Concert Series. Enjoy a great line-up of music every Wednesday at noon from July 8 to August 12. Walk, bike, carpool, or ride transit to the concert and you can enter into drawings for gift cards to local businesses. More information at cityofvancouver.us.

In partnership with Vancouver's Downtown Association and the City of Vancouver, Destination Downtown has developed a new Employee Parking Handbook with information, a map and helpful options.
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Destination Downtown walking tour showcases downtown artwork and amenities:
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Survey: More downtown commuters ditch cars: Destination Downtown’s 2012 draft report is showing positive early results, based on surveys of program participants.
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Destination Downtown is coming to downtown workplaces: People who work or live in downtown Vancouver will soon hear about a new program to help local businesses and employees thrive.
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Drive a car to work? How about another way? City kicks off pilot project to entice people to bike, walk or use public transit: The Columbian covers Destination Downtown.
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Project will promote biking, walking in downtown Vancouver: BikePortland.org covers Destination Downtown.
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Blue Ribbon Committee Helps to Shape Program: Since late 2008, a Blue Ribbon Committee comprising local business, government, and community leaders has been meeting regularly to discuss the feasibility of forming a Transportation Management Area (TMA) for downtown Vancouver.
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Volunteer committee helps to brainstorm project brand: The project logo for the "Destination Downtown" project, including the "Explore Your Options" tag line, were developed by a local volunteer group tasked with brainstorming an identifiable "brand" for the City of Vancouver's new trip reduction program.
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