TCAT is working with the City of Toronto to evaluate cycling conditions on College Street before and after the installation of a new bicycle pavement marking application – and we need your help.
What will I need to do? By Apr 30th, complete an online survey about your experience cycling on College St between Lansdowne Ave and Manning Ave on one day in April and one day in June.
When is the survey happening? Part 1: April 19th to May 3rd, 2010; Part 2: June 14th to 18th, 2010
As announced in last week’s TCAT News, on Mar 30th the Clean Air Partnership conducted a webinar based on its new research report titled "Bike Lanes, On-Street Parking and Business Year 2 Report: A Study of Bloor Street in Toronto’s Bloor West Village."
Toronto’s newest Do-it-Yourself bike shop and cycling advocacy organization, Bike Sauce, is opening on April 17, 2009.
To announce their arrival in Toronto’s East End, they’ll be throwing a Fundraiser on April 9 @ 9 pm at the Blue Moon, 725 Queen St E.
Bike Sauce – located at 717 Queen Street East (corner of Broadview) – is having its Grand Opening on Saturday, April 17th from 12-5pm.
For more information, check out their website.
TCAT’s Complete Streets Forum partner – Transportation Options – is hosting a Bike Train Travel Expo to highlight the fantastic cycle tourism destinations in Ontario. Learn about the 2010 Bike Train routes, and get information and cycling maps from local tourism representatives on site.
Special guests will include the Minister of Tourism Michael Chan. Featured destinations include: Toronto, Niagara, Greenbelt, Windsor/Essex & Point Pelee, North Bay, Eastern Ontario and the Lake Ontario Waterfront Trail.
UPDATE: Kaj Mook, Director, NS OV-Fiets (Bike Share), Dutch Railways, is back by popular demand after speaking at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. He will be delivering a public lecture as a Complete Streets Forum special pre-conference event at Hart House at the University of Toronto, April 22 from 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm. Please see the attached flyer for more details. Forum registrants attend free.
As announced in today’s TCAT Special Events, it’s the last day to register at the early bird rate for the Complete Streets Forum being held on April 23, 2010 at Fairmont Royal York in Toronto with pre-conference activities taking place on April 22, 2010 at various locations.
As announced in last week’s TCAT Special Events, the Clean Air Partnership recently released a research report titled "Bike Lanes, On-Street Parking and Business Year 2 Report: A Study of Bloor Street in Toronto’s Bloor West Village."
A webinar that profiles the findings of the study is offered to the first 40 participants free of charge, and there are still a couple of spots available.
Date: March 30th, 2010
Time: 1:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time
On March 5th, the Share the Road Cycling Coalition released a Green Paper. Its purpose is to inform the direction of bicycle policy in Ontario and to provide a strategic plan for increasing the use of cycling.
TCAT was pleased to be included as a partner in this important document and to attend the press conference held on the opening day of the Toronto International Bicycle Show at Exhibition Place.
The Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals (APBP) is sponsoring a webinar to explore why women in the U.S. and Canada participate in bicycling at lower rates than men. ABPB is also conducting a survey of women and girls to hear about the many possible factors influencing cycling decisions.
Date: March 31st, 2010
Time: 3:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time
More information, including registration here.
The Toronto Coalition for Active Transportation and the Clean Air Partnership would like to invite you to the Complete Streets Forum taking place on April 23, 2010 at Fairmont Royal York in Toronto. There will also be pre-conference activities taking place on April 22, 2010 at various locations.