Cycling Trends East of Winnipeg

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By Ottawa-based, Michael Haynes, Director of TransActive Solutions and publisher of the AT-Canada blog http://activetransportation-canada.blogspot.com

Thursday, November 25, 2010
6:30 pm 4th Floor Meeting Room W. R. Castell Central Library 616 Macleod Trail SE, T2G 2M2

Open to the Public

Sponsored by the Calgary tour de nuit Society and the Calgary Public Library.  Made possible by funding from the Government of Ontario
Hear and discuss with one of Canada’s foremost authorities on active and sustainable transportation trends affecting the growth of mode share of bicycle, running and walking transportation in Eastern Canada.
In the last five years, Haynes has conducted workshops and presentations on Active Transportation in more than 60 communities. From 2003-2008, he was the National Active Transportation and TrailsCanada Coordinator of Go for Green, the national coordinating body responsible for cycling promotion programs such as Commuter Challenge and Carfree Day.

He is currently a member of the Advisory Committee for Active Transportation (Public Health Agency of Canada), the Steering Committee for the Ottawa Pathway Patrol and the Public Advisory Committee on Segregated Bike Lanes.

This is the second in a series of public forums on active and sustainable transportation sponsored by the Calgary tour de nuit Society and the Calgary Public Library. The series was inaugurated by Hans Moor, Economic Affairs Officer of the Royal Netherlands Embassy and President of Ottawa’s Citizens for Safe Cycling.

Calgary tour de nuit Society is a member-based, non-profit active and sustainable transportation organization promoting more people cycling more often. In January, CtdnS working with City Aldermen proposed segregated bike lanes for 5th and 6th Ave. SW, the ‘Road Diet’. The City of Calgary Transportation Department substituted a multi- year study.

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