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Safety and improved public transit top list of concerns

Efforts across the region continue to address improved Active Transportation initiatives
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Active transportation groups are operating around Niagara. Information on the Thorold Active Transportation Committee can be found here.

Local: Public Transit Investment Fuels Regional Service Goal

Development of a fully integrated regional transit system for Niagara is speeding up, fuelled by $23.9 million in new provincial funding announced Thursday. 

Local: Keeping Kids Safe - Region approves community safety zone in Lincoln

Drivers speeding past Twenty Valley Public School will soon face increased fines. Regional council recently ratified the public works committee’s approval of recommendations for a designated community safety zone on the busy, 1.20 km stretch of Victoria Avenue between Frederick Avenue and King Street. 

Get Creative - St. Catharines Cultural Investment Program Application Materials Now Available

Deadline: Friday Oct. 25, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.

Application materials are now available on the St. Catharines website for the following programs:

•         Sustaining - Festival

•         Arts Development

•         Culture Builds Community

Applications must be received no later than 4:30 p.m. on deadline day. No late applications will be accepted. Find out more here.

Professional Development: Designing Cities 2019 Conference, Toronto, National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO)

Toronto, Sept. 9-12

The NACTO Designing Cities Conference brings together 900 officials, planners, and practitioners to advance the state of transportation in cities. Some of the sessions include Bikeway Design 201: Don’t give up at the Intersection, along with Making Meetings Matter: A Facilitation Skill-Building Workshop. Learn more here.