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Paul Clarke, leader of Citizens for Safe Cycling’s Advocacy Working Group, receives the Bruce Timmermans individual award for his leadership and insights on how to make a wide range of infrastructure projects safer for Ottawa’s cyclists.
The Ottawa Centre EcoDistrict’s Cycle In Campaign hits the streets this September. The campaign is working to improve cycling infrastructure to and through the downtown core.
Did you know that foreign-born immigrants represent 19.4% of the population in Ottawa-Gatineau? Imagine if low-income newcomers were encouraged and mentored to use bicycles as a means of transportation. Not only would they gain freedom to travel for work, but they’d save money, and be more physically active.
City representative Samuel Roberts attended Citizens for Safe Cycling’s Advocacy Working Group (AWG) meeting to get feedback on the city’s proposed plan to improve winter maintenance for cycling. Currently, only the Laurier Bike Lane and pathways classified under the sidewalks act are cleared in winter (approximately 21 km).
It took a a couple of years longer than planned but the bridge is finally open. Judging by the large turnout (an estimated 300 cyclists and pedestrians) the bridge is going to be popular.
Since 2000, the Federation of Canadian Municipalities has celebrated best practices in sustainable community development through its annual Sustainable Community Awards. The Awards are open to all Canadian municipal governments and their private-sector partners. FCM’s Green Municipal Fund is the primary sponsor of the Awards.
The Ministry of Transportation of Ontario has been working hard on collecting ideas from stakeholders in the wonderful of cycling (including yours truly Ctizens for Safe Cycling) on how to improve cycling in Ontario. From long meetings came long lists and from long lists came an action plan.
Hey, EnviroCentre and the City of Ottawa invite you to participate in the Commute Smart Challenge!
Walk, bike, carpool, car share, take transit, skateboard or rollerblade to as many destinations as possible between September 14th and 21st, and record your trips on our commute calendar to earn points.
Ottawa Public Health (OPH) today released its ‘Have Your Say’ survey, and the State of Ottawa Health 2014 report, which will inform its 2015-2018 Strategic Priorities. These priorities will set the strategic direction for the organization for the next four years, guiding decisions about health policies, programs and services.