We are pleased to announce that TCAT has changed its name to TCAT! That's right, the Toronto Coalition for Active Transportation is now the Toronto Centre for Active Transportation. Read on to find out more about the reasons behind this change. Download the full press release here.
Planning for TCAT's fifth annual Complete Streets Forum in 2012 has begun! We are pleased to announce that Caroline Schutrumpf is TCAT's new Communications + Events Coordinator. With a MA in landscape architecture and years of experience organizing public workshops, communication and graphic design, and building engagement with social media, Caroline will add a breadth of skills and a fresh approach to the Forum. We are happy to have her join our team.
The Clean Air Partnership is looking for a qualified web developer/ IT services on behalf of TCAT. Please help us find the best person or firm for the job by circulating to your networks. Applications must be submitted electronically to email@example.com by December 9th.
Please support TCAT's effort to centralize the Complete Streets movement in Ontario and Canada by providing the following information to Ryan Whitney, Complete Streets Researcher and Project Manager at TCAT by Dec 10th. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org - Tel: (416) 392-0260.
Ryan Whitney, the Complete Streets Researcher and Program Manager here at TCAT, has been busy establishing the methods for the Complete Streets Gap Analysis due to be completed in mid-January 2012. The Gap Analysis will provide a comprehensive overview of Complete Streets policy language, or similar policy language, in Ontario as well as barriers to implementing these policies. The research will also include a Case Studies section that will profile several exceptional communities across the province working towards Complete Streets.
Nancy Smith Lea, TCAT Director, took part in a roundtable last summer hosted by the Ontario Association of Landscape Architects (OALA). The topic was the challenges of rethinking the definition of green infrastructure and incorporating sustainable systems into built projects.