Sunday, May 29, 2011

Ontario Trails News - May 29, 2011 - Round Up


COUNTY OF ESSEX: County Wide Active Transportation Master Plan ...
The County of Essex has completed a County Wide Active Transportation Master Plan ... to implement a comprehensive active transportation and regional trails ... Essex, Ontario, N8M 1Y6. Please forward any comments in writing to Ms. Jane ...
www.countyofessex.on.ca/.../county+wide+active+transportati...

Dufferin County Active Transportation and Trails Master Plan
Plan. The Master Plan is designed to improve and designate a regional Active Transportation (AT) network of on-road corridors and off-road trails, ...
www.townofleamington.ca/.../CWATSNoticeofStudyCompleti...

Wall climbing ottawa
Indoor Rock Climbing Gym. Sports/Recreation/Activities · Ottawa, Ontario are back up, ... If you need our portable rock climbing wall for a church event, ...
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Mountain BIke Ontario Trailblazing Festival
GORBA will be organizing and leading mountain bike rides at the Mountain Bike Ontario Trailblazing Festival. There will be beginner groups, ...
www.gorba.ca/index.php?option=com...id...
Small steps toward more walkable suburbs Globe and Mail
Toronto's suburbs were not built for walking. When planners laid out the sprawling subdivisions and apartment-tower parks of Scarborough and Etobicoke, they assumed that most people would have cars. What they did not foresee was that these suburbs ...
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Stroll City makes poets of tweeting Torontonians
Globe and Mail
The author of Stroll: Psychogeographic Walking Tours of Toronto, Mr. Micallef has spent years writing about the city in both long-form articles and 140-character bursts. Though he uses his personal Twitter account to make Toronto observations and “post ...
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Continued assault on walkability
Windsor Star
Also, there is growing concern over the safety of cyclists and pedestrians at roundabouts and traffic circles. According to Ontario's Ministry of the Environment, traffic circles are designed to keep traffic moving and are generally used as a ...
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Malvern Bicycle Classic set for May 28
insideTORONTO.com
The event, which is organized by the Ontario Cycling Association, starts on Brenyon Way, at Neilson and Sewells roads and runs a two-kilometre course on a loop. Races will be timed and awards will be presented. Two age groups of youth will be competing ...

Still time to register for July's Great Waterfront cycling tour
InsideHalton.com
A multi-stage summer cycling tour is passing through the city in its early days. The fourth annual Great Waterfront Trail Adventure Tour (GWTA) is a 720-kilometre, supported cycling tour of the Ontario waterfront and greenways that passes through 41 ...


Ross Bike Works - Cycle Ontario
Join Cycle Ontario Community today to interact and connect with Ross Bike Works ... To inspire cyclists of all ages to explore the landscapes and history of ...
www.cycleontario.com/cycle-ontario.../278.../profile.html

Increase Driver Awareness and Knowledge of Safely Sharing the Road ...
As stated in the Green Paper for an Ontario Bicycling Policy, by Share the Road Cycling Coalition, March 2010, 'Sixty percent of Ontarians say that they ...
parc.ophea.net/.../increase-driver-awareness-and-knowledge-sa...

Radio show gives bike riders the gears
CATHARINES, Ont. — One caller suggested the best way for motorists to deal with cyclists who "think they own the road" is to pull ahead of them and then ...
cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/Canada/2011/05/.../18206191.html?...

Toronto is Canada's least safe city in which to cycle/walk
Toronto is Canada's least safe city in which to cycle/walk. By Rob Sturney - Published May 28, 2011. With rather fortuitous timing, just as cities all ...
cyclingmagazine.ca/.../toronto-is-canadas-least-safe-city-in-wh...

Cycle - Train weekend trip - Canada Day Weekend - City of Toronto ...
a group of cyclists from toronto are organizing a delightful train/cycle tour for the upcoming canada day weekend. we will be travelling from toronto to ...
toronto.kijiji.ca/c-community-activities-groups-Cycle-Train-w...


Bixi bike flaw Ottawa Citizen
Helmets are mandatory in Ontario for everyone under 18. Many people over 18 would not think of riding without a helmet on, which is wise. In Melbourne, where cycling helmets are mandatory, bike-sharing use has been relatively low. ...
Scugog museum paddle party returns June 4
Newsdurhamregion.com
The event is open to amateurs and professionals, young and old alike, who can compete in a large number of recreational and competitive categories in both canoes and kayaks. Canoe the Nonquon is sanctioned by the Ontario Marathon Canoe Racing ...
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