Yvonne Verlinden is the Project Manager for Markham Cycles: Incubating Cycling Hubs in Suburban Canadian Communities and is also responsible for TCAT’s social media presence. Past projects with TCAT include coordinating the Scarborough Cycles initiative, research for the Bloor Street economic impact study pilot bicycle lanes, and a study on the feasibility of offering driver education about sharing the road with bicycles in Toronto. She recently completed her Master’s of Planning at Ryerson University, with a focus on transportation, and cycling in particular. For her Major Research Project, she explored the connection between mobility and belonging through a Photo Voice project with the Bike Host program, which loans a bicycle to newcomers in Toronto (including as part Scarborough Cycles). She has also worked for the Ministry of Transportation as a writer for the GTA West Corridor review. In 2016, she served as a Complete Streets intern at TCAT during which time she produced a backgrounder on Complete Streets in rural areas.