New Cycling Strategy for Ontario: Your Comments Needed!

The Ontario Ministry of Transportation recently drafted a Cycling Strategy, intended to replace the Ministry's Bicycle Policy which was released in 1992. The new strategy incorporates some of the recommendations from the Cycling Death Review completed earlier this year. The Strategy aims to provide a policy framework that will: 

The Ministry has posted the draft strategy online, and is seeking your review and comments to form part of the public record to be considered while finalizing the strategy. You can read the draft and submit your comments online. The deadline for comments is January 29, 2013.

For comparison or inspiration, you might be interested in two cycling plans previously developed by provincial cycling advocacy organizations: Share the Road Cycling Coalition's Green Paper (2010), and Cycle Ontario Alliance's Bike Plan (2008). The City of Toronto's Bike Plan (2001) is also an excellent reference document. TCAT is preparing a response to the new strategy.


Posted On: December 13, 2012