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.

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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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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Biking in All Weather Conditions Workshop

Event Date: January 12, 2017
Event Time: 5-6 pm
Event Location:

Access Point on Danforth, room 1-3
3079 Danforth Ave, (at Victoria Park)
Scarborough

Make all-season cycling a breeze! This free event is open to the general public at one of our Scarborough Cycles hubs: Access on Point on Danforth. Cycle Toronto will lead the workshop and cover topics including: recommended clothing for cold and wet cycling seasons, bicycle care and maintenance tips, route-planning, and safe riding techniques to… Read more »

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Behaviour Change Workshop: Increasing Cycling in Halton

Event Date: December 8, 2016
Event Time: 10 a.m. - 12 pm
Event Location:

Town of Oakville
1225 Trafalgar Road
Oakville Room

Photo Credit: Robert Pozeg TCAT Director Nancy Smith Lea and Dr. Beth Savan of the Toronto Cycling Think and Do Tank at the University of Toronto, were invited by the Halton Region Health Department to conduct a workshop for Halton Region staff to share evidence and best practice regarding cycling adoption programs. Key Topics: How… Read more »

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Gender and Cycling: Cycle Toronto Advocacy Forum

Event Date: November 27, 2016
Event Time: 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Event Location:

Metro Hall
55 John St
Toronto

TCAT Director Nancy Smith Lea has been invited to speak on a Gender and Cycling panel at the Cycle Toronto Advocacy Forum on November 27, 2016.

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Tour de Central Scarborough

Event Date: November 12, 2016
Event Time: 10 a.m.
Event Location:

Birchmount Bluffs Neighbourhood Centre
93 Birchmount Rd
(located in the north parking lot of Birchmount Community Centre)

Join Scarborough Cycles, TO35Cycles, and Ward 36 Cyclists for their annual fall ride on Saturday Nov 12th, 10 am departure from the Scarborough Cycles Bike Hub at Birchmount Bluffs Neighbourhood Centre. Proposed route for Tour de Central Scarborough is 19 km http://bit.ly/fallride16. Planned stops include former GECO munitions buildings and McCowan District Park.

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