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TCAT participates in York-Bay-Yonge Urban Design Workshop

Posted on February 9, 2010

TCAT was invited to participate in an urban design workshop as part of the York-Bay-Yonge Interchange Reconfiguration Environmental Assessment. Participants explored design strategies and community building opportunities made possible by the proposed reconfiguration of the Gardiner Expressway interchange.

Bike Summit 2009 appreciated stateside

Posted on February 9, 2010

In a recent blog entry, the Alliance for Biking and Walking based in Washington, D.C. had some kind words to say about TCAT’s Bike Summit 2009 videos and summary report.

Save the Date for TCAT’s Complete Streets Forum: Apr 22-23

Posted on February 9, 2010

Don’t forget to save the date for TCAT’s upcoming Complete Streets Forum taking place on April 22-23, 2010. Building on the success of TCAT’s Bike Summit 2008 and 2009, the Complete Streets Forum will expand the mandate and scope of TCAT’s annual active transportation policy conference. Registration opening soon!

Recent Research Reports

Posted on February 9, 2010

Two recent research reports that may be of interest:

Addressing the Safety of Pedestrians and Cyclists

Posted on January 26, 2010

The safety of our most vulnerable road users – cyclists and pedestrians – is of critical importance. As the recent pedestrian deaths in Toronto tragically highlight, this is clearly an urgent issue.

TCAT Platform Update

Posted on January 26, 2010

Thanks so much to all of TCAT’s supporters who took the time to review and provide excellent feedback on the final draft of TCAT’s new platform titled "Action 2014: Complete Streets and Active Transportation". Once we have worked through all of the feedback, the new platform will be uploaded to the TCAT website in an easy-to-read on-line format.

TCAT hands out Active Transportation Champion Award

Posted on January 26, 2010

Last week the Toronto Bike Awards ceremony was once again co-hosted by the Toronto Cyclists Union and the City of Toronto. TCAT was pleased to hand out its second annual Active Transportation Champion award for an individual or organization that has worked to raise the profile of cycling or walking and its relationship to a high quality of urban life.

Complete Streets Forum – Volunteers Needed!

Posted on January 26, 2010

TCAT is gearing up for the Complete Streets Forum, April 22 – 23, 2010. We are currently looking for enthusiastic, dedicated volunteers for the following positions:

Web Design (Start date Feb. 8/ approx. 5 hours per week/1 person)

CBN Winter Open House and Bike Auction – Jan 30

Posted on January 26, 2010

The Community Bicycle Network presents its WINTER OPEN HOUSE and BIKE AUCTION on Saturday January 30, 12pm-6pm, 761 Queen St W.

Live Auction of five of the legendary yellow Bikeshare bikes at 3pm

Silent Auction for high-end and unique vintage parts

All used parts just $2.00 for One Day Only.

Plus cookies and hot cocoa to help you warm up!

Bikeway Network Event Public Notice – Feb 1

Posted on January 26, 2010

The City of Toronto Transportation Services is hosting an important public meeting:

Date: Monday February 1, 2010

Time: 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Location: Metro Hall, 55 John St. Room 308-309

The objective of this meeting is to get community input on proposed new downtown bikeways that the Transportation Services Cycling Infrastructure and Programs group is working on for 2010.

Topics will discuss concepts and criteria for new projects, including: