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.
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!
Two recent research reports that may be of interest:
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.
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.
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.
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)
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!
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: