Yvonne Verlinden is the Project Coordinator for the Scarborough Cycles initiative and is also responsible for TCAT’s social media presence. Past projects with TCAT include an economic impact study for the Bloor St 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.