Complete Streets Forum Registration Now Open!

We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for Complete Streets Forum.

The Complete Streets Forum will take place on April 23, 2010 at The Fairmont Royal York in Toronto. There will also be pre-conference activities taking place on April 22, 2010 at various locations.

TCAT Participates in Ministry of Transportation's Drivers Manual Review

Environmental Community Endorses Complete Streets as a Municipal Election Priority

On February 10th, TCAT was pleased to join other environmental leaders in a press conference organized by the Toronto Environmental Alliance (TEA) to release their municipal election priorities for 2010. One of TEA's six key action items is a Complete Streets policy for Toronto. Read TEA's press release here.

TCAT at #voteTOin416: Feb 11

#voteTOin416 is an innovative event featuring fourteen speakers who have been selected to pitch their alternative visions of a better City of Toronto in four minutes and 16 seconds or less. Nancy Smith Lea, TCAT's Program Director, will talk about the need for a complete streets policy that ensures that streets are designed for the safety and comfort of all road users.

Date: Thursday, February 11

Time: Doors: 6:00 p.m., Presentations and performances: 6:30pm-8:30pm

TCAT participates in York-Bay-Yonge Urban Design Workshop

TCAT was invited to participate in an urban design workshop as part of the York-Bay-Yonge Interchange Reconfiguration Environmental Assessment. Participants explored design strategies and community building opportunities made possible by the proposed reconfiguration of the Gardiner Expressway interchange.

Bike Summit 2009 appreciated stateside

In a recent blog entry, the Alliance for Biking and Walking based in Washington, D.C. had some kind words to say about TCAT's Bike Summit 2009 videos and summary report.

Save the Date for TCAT's Complete Streets Forum: Apr 22-23

Don't forget to save the date for TCAT's upcoming Complete Streets Forum taking place on April 22-23, 2010. Building on the success of TCAT's Bike Summit 2008 and 2009, the Complete Streets Forum will expand the mandate and scope of TCAT's annual active transportation policy conference. Registration opening soon!

TCAT Platform Update

Thanks so much to all of TCAT's supporters who took the time to review and provide excellent feedback on the final draft of TCAT's new platform titled "Action 2014: Complete Streets and Active Transportation". Once we have worked through all of the feedback, the new platform will be uploaded to the TCAT website in an easy-to-read on-line format.

TCAT hands out Active Transportation Champion Award

Last week the Toronto Bike Awards ceremony was once again co-hosted by the Toronto Cyclists Union and the City of Toronto. TCAT was pleased to hand out its second annual Active Transportation Champion award for an individual or organization that has worked to raise the profile of cycling or walking and its relationship to a high quality of urban life.

Complete Streets Forum - Volunteers Needed!

TCAT is gearing up for the Complete Streets Forum, April 22 - 23, 2010. We are currently looking for enthusiastic, dedicated volunteers for the following positions:

Web Design (Start date Feb. 8/ approx. 5 hours per week/1 person)