Since 2009, BQAM-E has a mission to
- Promote the use of bicycles as a healthy, sustainable and environmentally friendly means of transportation;
- Promote autonomy in urban transportation by providing an affordable space for the maintenance and repair of bicycles;
- Support bicycle travel to downtown Montreal and make bike mechanics more accessible;
- Use cycling as a tool for the promotion of equity and social justice between people of different cultures, genders and ages.
BQAM-E is part of the global trend for democratization of bicycle mechanics, along with many other montreal workshops.