On Monday, October 4, the Toronto Environmental Alliance (TEA) released the results from their environmental survey of Toronto’s candidates for City Council. In their press release, TEA stated that the results “suggest the next City Council will be green.”
Sierra Club, in partnership with U of T’s Environment Week and Bikechain's Bike to Campus Day, has moved their annual Car Free Day activities this year from Dundas Square to Queen's Park. This year much of Queen's Park Crescent will be Car Free on September 22nd, 2010 from 10am to 2pm.
Thanks to the Friends of Fort York for keeping us updated on major projects happening in the Fort York area, including the Fort York Pedestrian and Cycle Bridge which TCAT has supported and provided comment on. Here is an excerpt from the group's most recent newsletter:
With a municipal election on its way, we are pleased to release TCAT's 2010 platform titled Action 2014: Taking the Next Step (download in PDF format here.) TCAT's platform provides a detailed analysis of concrete steps that the city can take in all areas of its operations to improve walking and cycling in the next term of council from 2010 to 2014.
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."