TCAT at Walk21 in Mexico City

With funding provided by the Ontario Trillium Foundation, TCAT was represented by Ryan Anders Whitney at the 2012 Walk21 Conference in Mexico City from September 30 to October 4 presenting on Complete Streets for Canada, the Gap Analysis, and Complete Streets by Design.

Paul Hess Receives TCAT Award

Last night at the City of Toronto's Bicycle Friendly Business awards, Nancy Smith Lea was pleased to present TCAT's third annual Active Transportation Champion award to Professor Paul Hess.

Webinar: Promoting Sustainable and Active Transportation at Schools - Oct 27

Moving On Sustainable Transportation (MOST) Program will be hosting a series of webinars in 2010-2011 where completed projects that were supported by the program will present their project activities and outcomes. Each webinar will last approximately 60 minutes. Simultaneous interpretation will be available for all of the webinars.

The next webinar is Promoting Sustainable and Active Transportation at Schools and features:

Sustainable Mobility Summit 2010: Transforming our Communities - Nov 21-24

Sustainable Mobility Summit 2010: Transforming our Communities – Nov 21-24

Complete Streets Forum Now on YouTube!

TCAT is pleased to announce video from TCAT's Complete Street Forum last spring is now available on TCAT's YouTube Channel.

BIXI Update - New Donation Program and Members Party - Oct 18

CultureLink Settlement Services in partnership with the Toronto Cyclists Union has set up a tax-receiptable BIXI Toronto Subscription Donation Program. The aim is to give newcomers to Toronto access to sustainable transportation options, and to show that cycling and BIXI Toronto are supported by Toronto’s diverse communities. More information and the donation form here.

City of Toronto Sharrow Ads

The City of Toronto has developed a new set of sharrow ads as part of their education efforts  on these new road pavement markings intended to indicate where cyclists should ride in a travel lane. More information on sharrows can be found here.

TCAT worked with the City of Toronto to evaluate these sharrows over the summer. The results of that evaluation are scheduled to be released this fall.

Get Involved: iCANwalk Public Engagement Campaign

Green Communities Canada officially launched the iCANwalk Campaign on Friday, September 10th, to run through March 2011. The purpose of iCANwalk is to:

BIXI Toronto Needs You!

Toronto. Great news BUT City Council imposed several important conditions that need to be fulfilled by Nov 30th in order for the program to move forward. One of these is that 1000 membership pledges are required by Nov 30th.


The Toronto BIXI team has prepared the attached Q&A. Please have a look and get ready to sign up for BIXI Toronto as soon as memberships become available!

Spacing features TCAT’s Complete Streets Forum

Last week, SpacingToronto featured a story about TCAT’s Complete Street Forum. Hillary Best’s article, “Complete Streets: What they are and why we need them”, provides a great overview of the benefits of Complete Streets policies. Best’s coverage of the Forum zeros in on the health and economic benefits of reducing motor vehicle traffic.

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