Events

Here at TCAT we facilitate workshops, organize forums, and speak to professionals and the public about active transportation through presentations in Toronto, across Canada and internationally.

Join us the next time we’re out presenting, facilitating or hosting and learn more about our work.

Active Neighbourhoods Canada at International Conference on Transport and Health

Event Date: June 29, 2017
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Event Location:

ISGlobal - Campus Mar
Doctor Aiguader, 88
08003 Barcelona
Spain

TCAT’s Mikey Bennington’s will be presenting on the Active Neighbourhoods Canada project at the International Conference on Transport and Health in Barcelona, Spain, June 27-29 2017. Mikey’s abstract was tied for second highest scoring practitioner.  

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Safer Streets Near Schools Guide at Velo-City

Event Date: June 15, 2017
Event Time:
Event Location:

De Vereeniging
Keizer Karelplein 2D
6511 NC Nijmegen
the Netherlands

TCAT Director Nancy Smith Lea is heading to Arnhem-Nijmegen, the Netherlands for the Velo-City 2017 Conference, June 13-16 2017. She will be presenting on the Guide to Safer Streets Near Schools: Understanding Your Policy Options in the City of Toronto, a resource to help school communities and residents improve traffic safety in their neighbourhoods.  

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Taking the lane: Accelerating active transportation in the face of AVs

Event Date: April 20, 2017
Event Time: 8:15-9:30 AM
Event Location:

The Sheraton Centre Hotel in Toronto

TCAT Director Nancy Smith Lea has been invited to moderate a panel titled “Taking the lane: Accelerating active transportation in the face of AVs” at the Conference Board of Canada conference “Automated Vehicles 2017: Planning the Next Disruptive Technology” taking place at the Sheraton Centre Hotel in Toronto on April 20, 2017.

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Cycling and Complete Streets: Ontario Bike Summit

Event Date: April 12, 2017
Event Time: 10-11 a.m.
Event Location:

Chelsea Hotel
33 Gerrard Street West

TCAT Director Nancy Smith Lea and researcher Neil Loewen will present TCAT’s new book Active Transportation Best Practice Beyond the Greenbelt in the Cycling and Complete Streets session at the Ontario Bike Summit.

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Launch Event: AT Beyond the Greenbelt

Event Date: April 4, 2017
Event Time: 6-7:30 pm
Event Location:

Ryerson University Student Learning Centre
341 Yonge Street, Room 508
Toronto

A launch event for the new TCAT book Active Transportation Planning Beyond the Greenbelt: The Outer Ring of the Greater Golden Horseshoe Region will take place on Tuesday April 4, 2017 from 6-7:30 pm. at Ryerson University Student Learning Centre, 341 Yonge Street, Room 508, Toronto. Formal remarks, including a short presentation and panel discussion… Read more »

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Toronto for Everyone panel: The History & Future of Bike Lanes on Bloor

Event Date: February 24, 2017
Event Time: 5:30-6:30pm
Event Location:

Bargain Basement Honest Ed’s
581 Bloor Street
Toronto

Photo Credit: Martin Reis The way Torontonians travel has increasingly shifted toward transit, walking and biking. As a reflection of this and after decades of advocacy, a bike lane pilot was installed along Bloor from Shaw St to Avenue Rd in August 2016. The pilot phase will last a year, and is one of the… Read more »

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Yonge Love: A Ryerson City Building Institute Meet-Up

Event Date: February 22, 2017
Event Time: 6-8 p.m.
Event Location:

Ryerson University Student Learning Centre
341 Yonge St.
Toronto

The City of Toronto is looking at re-designing Yonge Street to accommodate the rapid pace of growth and improve mobility. On Feb 22, 2017 @ 6 pm, the Ryerson City Building Institute is hosting a Meet-Up that brings together leading city builders and the public to discuss the future of Yonge Street. Two experts, TCAT Director Nancy Smith… Read more »

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Healthier Cities and Communities Hub Showcase

Event Date: February 10, 2017
Event Time: 2-6 pm
Event Location:

Dalla Lana School of Public Health
Room 106

In the spring of 2015, with support from the Wellesley Institute, Toronto Public Health and the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, the Healthier Cities & Communities Hub awarded nine seed grants to research teams comprised of community, public sector and university collaborators. The seed grant solutions-focused projects address a range of social determinants of… Read more »

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Bikes and Belonging Photo Exhibit Reception

Event Date: January 30, 2017
Event Time: 5-6 pm
Event Location:

Toronto City Hall Rotunda

Please join us on Monday January 30th, 2017, at 5pm, for the unveiling of the exhibition, Bikes and Belonging, in the Rotunda at Toronto City Hall.  This unique display of photography was created by newcomers to Canada who participated in Bike Host, a program created by CultureLink Settlement and Community Services which loans bicycles to… Read more »

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Active Transportation and Complete Streets in Toronto: The Built Environment & Health Connection

Event Date: January 26, 2017
Event Time: 12-1:30 pm
Event Location:

Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, 252 Bloor Street West, Room 3311

On January 26, 2017, TCAT Director Nancy Smith Lea has been invited to give a guest lecture at the University of Toronto Geography and Planning undergraduate course on the Built Environment and Health. Nancy will discuss how the demonstrated relationship between the built environment and health (e.g. Glazier et al; Frank et al; Toronto Public… Read more »

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