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Learning opportunities coming for Active Transportation enthusiasts

Creating cycling cities and active neighbourhoods focus of coming webinars and conferences
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Webinar Series: On Co-Design

Starting July 10, 1 p.m.

Are you interested in working collaboratively to design healthy, active, and equitable communities? Do you want to expand your professional practice, push the conventions of citizen engagement, and learn about inspiring co-design projects across Canada? If so, participate in an all-new webinar series by Active Neighbourhoods Canada (ANC) partnership which considered the ‘’Designing Healthy Living’’ report by Public Health Canada. The 6-part series (3 in English, 3 in French) is inspired by ANC's work in 12 Canadian communities over the last 10 years. First English webinar is July 10 at 1 p.m. Read more..

Conference Presentation: Building an Inclusive Cycling City

In most North American cities, the people who bicycle regularly do not reflect our population as a whole. How do we get more women, people of diverse cultural backgrounds, kids, older adults, and people with mobility limitations cycling and using bike share? This 40-min Edmonton presentation, at the 2019 Physical Activity Forum: Bike, by Dr. Jennifer Dill (Portland State University) draws on evidence-based research and lessons from practice. See the video or download the slides here.

Report: Making the Trip to Transit Safer

Public transit may be the safest form of transportation, but for many people, the first and last leg of their journey to and from the train or bus is a hazardous one. TCAT’s new report, Improving Active Transportation and Public Transit Integration – A Guidebook for Policy and Planning highlights the challenges of walking and cycling to transit and offer solutions based on international best practice. Read more...

Complete Streets: London's Complete Streets Design Manual Sets New Standard

Last month, the Ontario Traffic Council awarded London, Ontario with the Transportation Planning Project of the Year for their Complete Streets Design Manual featuring the recent King Street Cycle Track. Visit TCAT’s Complete Streets for Canada website for more about Complete Streets in the City of London, and in 100+ other cities across Canada.