Wanted: Cycling Advisory Committee Members

New bike lanes on King St W and Cty Rd 2 in Brockville (Oct 10, 2016)
New bike lanes on King St W  in Brockville (Oct 10, 2016)

Are you interested in helping Council realize the benefits of cycling, as directed in the Official Plan and Sustainability and other plans, and as endorsed in the Healthy Communities Vision?  If so, the Brockville Cycling Advisory Committee is seeking new members. 

Meetings are held at 5 p.m. on the 2nd Thursday of each month at City Hall, and working team meetings are scheduled as needed to fit those involved.

Applicants will have a sincere interest in furthering the City’s objectives as described in the Official Plan, to be willing to work collaboratively, engage productively and understand evidence-based approaches.  Interest or experience in any of the following would be helpful: education, transportation engineering and facility design, policy review and development, public health trends, cycle tourism, event organization, research and reporting.

Our vision is that “Brockville will be seen to have a vibrant cycling scene, where cycling is integrated into the fabric of health promotion, the transportation network, recreational opportunities, tourism initiatives and everyday living.”

Our mission is “To create sustainable lifestyle advantage by helping more people cycle more often, through engineering, encouragement, enforcement, education and evaluation.”

The committee serves at the pleasure of Council in an advisory role.

The terms of reference for the committee are given here:

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For further information or questions, please reply to this posting. Your request will be intercepted, not posted publicly (for your privacy), and responded to quickly.

To apply, see details in the following:

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Author: Alan Medcalf

Alan is a post-corporate, volunteer, community builder living in Brockville, Ontario. He seeks to create sustainable lifestyle advantage for the community by creating opportunities for more people to choose to walk and to ride bikes. He promotes the health, social, environmental and economic benefits of active mobility.