Here’s an update from Share The Road highlighting all the good work underway as Ontario becomes steadily more bike friendly. Read more here.
Progress steadily mounts on Action Plan 1.0 of the provincial
cycling strategy #CYCLEON and MTO, a myriad of other provincial ministries and a long list of NGO stakeholders are collaborating on the formulation of Action Plan 2.0, the next tranche of initiatives.
Share The Road is collecting input from interested parties to inform their participation in the discussions. To add your voice, please see the online survey here.
For MTO’s call for general input, see the previous post here.
Over 230 advocates, planners, engineers, consultants, politicians and others recently convened in Toronto for the 8th Annual Ontario Bike Summit, once again hosted by the Ontario Share The Road Cycling Coalition. Continue reading “8th Annual Ontario Bike Summit Asks, “What’s Next?””
A new poll shows that 86% of Torontonians support a safe cycling network, including 81% of non-cyclists, and that 67% of Torontonians want an investment of 4.8% per year or more of the City’s transportation budget to build that safe cycling network in less than 9 years. This is yet more evidence that Ontarians consider safe active transportation an economic necessity.
Continue reading “News: New Poll Reveals Strong Toronto Cycling Support”
CAN-BIKE is the cycling skills training standard in Ontario and Canada’s national cycling skills certification program. Since 1985, CAN-BIKE has offered a series of courses that aim to provide youth and adults with the skills and knowledge needed to safely and confidently ride a bike.
Through a highly-engaged and collaborative process, a set of recommendations for more targeted, modular and effective delivery are being implemented. The goal is to increase the participation rate tenfold – from 1,100 per year to 11,000, within three years, with a longer term goal of 40,000 annually.