September 15, 2008
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Recent TCAT activities and news items:
- TCAT is Hiring - Help spread the word!
- Bike as a Public Good - This Thursday, September 18
- Annette Bike Lane Meeting - Tonight, September 15
1. TCAT is Hiring - Help spread the word!
TCAT's current Project Coordinator, Fred Sztabinski, will be leaving TCAT soon to pursue other endeavours outside of Toronto. The TCAT Steering Committee is excited to continue the work of TCAT, in partnership with The Clean Air Partnership, by hiring a new TCAT Research and Program Lead.
Please help us find a suitable candidate by forwarding the job posting, or applying yourself!
To read the job posting click here
To access the PDF version of the job posting click here
2. Bike as a Public Good - This Thursday, September 18
This is one final reminder and invitation to join us this Thursday for:
Bikes as a public good:
What is the future of public bikes in Toronto?
Come Learn about public bike sharing programs from cycling experts and policy
makers. We want you to tell us what a public bike program in Toronto should look like at our forum this fall!
Date: Thursday, September 18th
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Avenue at St. George
- Alain Ayotte, Stationnement de Montreal
- David Boyce, Veolia Tansportation
- Herb van den Dool, BikeShare/Community Bicycle Network
Moderated by Dave Meslin
Short film: Bike Share in Paris by Streetfilms
For more information and updates on speakers click here
Volunteers: TCAT is still looking for volunteers to help
with both the September 18th public forum and a stakeholder roundtable
to take place on September 19th in the afternoon. If you are interested
in helping please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 416.392.0290.
3. Annette Bike Lane Meeting - Tonight, September 15
A message from the office of Councillor Bill Saundercook (Ward 14 Parkdale-High Park):
In June 2008 City Council approved bike lanes for the section of Annette Street between Runnymede Road and Dundas Street West. As your Councillor I would like to discuss the section between Runnymede Road and Jane St. with you the community.
The public meeting will include a presentation on alternatives for providing bike facilities west of Runnymede Road to Jane Street. Comments and questions may be submitted directly to staff and will be reviewed and considered.
The public meeting is scheduled for:
Monday September 15th, 2008
James Culnan Catholic School
605 Willard Avenue
7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
How to stay involved:
If you are unable to attend the public meeting, but would like to provide us with your comments, please contact:
Pedestrian and Cycling Infrastructure, City of Toronto
22nd Floor, City Hall
100 Queen Street West
Toronto, ON M5H 2N2
Councillor Bill Saundercook
If you know of other cycling or pedestrian related calendars to include, please let us know by e-mailing email@example.com
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work we do when we speak with City Councillors, City staff, and the
media, or put out a publication. Please send this message to any groups
or individuals you think would be interested in learning more about
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