Food delivery app DoorDash has today announced a new partnership with HUB Cycling, a not-for-profit transportation cycling organization that aims to remove barriers to cycling in Metro Vancouver. The partnership includes a series of new initiatives to make the streets safer for everyone.
This partnership will launch three new educational elements, benefitting Dashers and other cyclists throughout Metro Vancouver:
- Dasher’s will gain access to HUB Cycling’s StreetWise Cycling Online program, which provides education that builds participants’ skills and knowledge to become safe, confident, respectful riders.
- Two webinars, designed specific to delivering in Vancouver, will be hosted this summer to provide Dashers with helpful cycling training.
- A digital safety campaign will be launched to increase awareness of bike safety and the rules of the road in the Vancouver area.
“With numerous deliveries made by Dashers on bikes every day in the Metro Vancouver area, road safety is a top priority for us,” says David London, Director of Government Relations, Canada, DoorDash. “We admire HUB Cycle’s work and are proud to partner with them to help make the city safer for all cyclists, including Dashers.”
“This partnership with HUB Cycling is a good example of DoorDash listening to Dashers and prioritizing our needs,” said Dave King, a Vancouver-based Dasher. “As a Dasher who delivers by bike, I know our roads aren’t as safe as they can be. I’m proud to say that I work with a platform that is actively working to make Vancouver a safer city for cyclists.”
DoorDash is also supporting HUB Cycling’s work with municipalities, TransLink, and the provincial government to #UnGapTheMap across Metro Vancouver so that more people can cycle more often.