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Ridesharing

This group is for those interested in providing rides on and off island and for those looking to get rides. State time and location/direction and of course, the event or destination!

Location: Salt Spring
Members: 38
Latest Activity: Apr 7, 2015

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Enbridge Demonstration Tomorrow April 15 Ride 1 Reply

My family is going to the demonstration. We have 2 seats available for rides to the rally. Errands afterward so no ride back. Interested please call Sandra or John at 250 931-2250 before 9:30 pm…Continue

Tags: demo.rideshare, Enbridge

Started by sandra leckie. Last reply by myna lee johnstone Apr 15, 2012.

RIdesharing to Let's Grow More Food Feb 13th 1 Reply

Post here if you want to find people to ride with to the Let's Grow More Food and Seeds forum at the Farmer's Institute on Feb 13th from 9:30am to 3pm. 

Started by Shoshanah Ray Waxman. Last reply by nomi Lyonns Feb 12, 2011.

Ridesharing Programs in Our Region: Documents from November 12 Meeting @ Beaver Point 4 Replies

Hi Ridesharers,We had a productive meeting on Friday at Beaver Point Hall.One of the outcomes was to agree to share & familiarize ourselves with existing ridesharing resources in the region....…Continue

Started by Andrea Palframan. Last reply by nomi Lyonns Jan 17, 2011.

Ridesharing for Transition Potluck November 12 9 Replies

Hey Ridesharing Transitioning folks!Post your rides available/rides needed here.... I am going to Beaver Point Hall early for the ridesharing meeting, leaving from 7 Ravens Farm at the top of Lee's…Continue

Started by Andrea Palframan. Last reply by myna lee johnstone Nov 12, 2010.

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Comment by Jon Healey on April 7, 2015 at 2:04pm
Don't miss the REVENGE OF THE ELECTRIC CAR this Thursday, Apr 9, at 7:00 p.m. At the Salt Spring Library
See you there.
Comment by nomi Lyonns on February 12, 2014 at 9:05pm

OK Great Andrea & Myna Lee! We could put something on the Climate Action Table. Any other ideas for the table I'm very open to hear. Thank you!

Comment by myna lee johnstone on February 12, 2014 at 5:28pm

great idea Andrea but let's extend it beyond Artspring and establish a name so that all other groups can get on board with it when they host an event
We could have a little table or info stall at the Film Festival if not too late to ask for space there
some names for this:Carbonnaires!
CommuniCar! CareCars!...

Comment by Andrea Palframan on February 12, 2014 at 4:56pm

Hello folks. Having recently completed a community development process on behalf of the United Way, I learned that seniors living at home have a really tough time on the island once they are no longer able to drive. I'd like to use this group to explore ways we could look at promoting volunteering through existing programs at Salt Spring Seniors Services Society, and look at Ridesharing options that piggy-back on events and venues on the island. In Victoria, for instance, a program called Social Butterflies allows patrons attending the theatre the option to pick up an elder on their way to and from a theatre production, so that the senior is still able to have a social life. We could do something similar through Artspring. Any other ideas most welcome: and please, if you have any spare time and a car, there are many seniors who would very much appreciate rides through the Seniors Driving Program. What better way to spend a day than hanging out with, and helping, one of Salt Spring's treasured elders? 

Comment by Jon Healey on September 6, 2011 at 2:27pm

Daniel,

Would you or someone on this group be able to send me an e-mail with some information for the Transistion booth at the Fall Fair?

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Thanks

Jon     jonandjenhealey@yahoo.com

Comment by nomi Lyonns on May 19, 2011 at 2:25pm

Hi All,

I'll be heading to Vancouver on the 7pm ferry (from Fulford) on May 25th if anyone needs a ride. Will also be trying  to use this more often....... but lately I've been riding mon BC-clette!

 

Comment by Daniel Ruane on April 16, 2011 at 11:35am
Myna Lee...I'm going by your place about 12:10p. I'll keep an eye out for you...Daniel
Comment by myna lee johnstone on April 16, 2011 at 10:22am
looking for ride from near ganges to awakening the dreamer today
Comment by myna lee johnstone on March 14, 2011 at 5:00pm

we need to stepup our info and education about ridesharing

since Andrea has been so instrumental on this, we are probably waiting for her return

However, in a Transitions group, we shouldn"t become dependent on one person

Does anyone jnow when she will be back?

In the meantime ,let's find a way to get all members of Transitions into the habit of posting ride offerings when they are driving somewhere for an event and off island

I suppose we could just send out a general email and have them post here until we find someone who  can do a state of the art Rideshare/google type map (or does that already exist and we need to learn how to use it?)

Any comments?

Comment by myna lee johnstone on March 8, 2011 at 4:36pm
looking for ride to Plan B film on Wed
 

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