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Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Ontario Trails - Presents at Conservation Ontario - Trailbuilding and Christian Island Trail Profile

Christian Island Trail Link

Yeah, Bike Lanes Actually Do Cut Down on Cycling Accidents
Bacon's Rebellion
Now comes research by Kay Teschke, a professor at the University of British Columbia, who identified injured cyclists admitted to emergency rooms in Vancouver and Toronto and tracked down where they had their accidents. It turns out that cycle tracks ...
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Good News and Good Ideas for Cyclists
At The Atlantic Cities, Emily Badger has a good piece on a new study out of Toronto that compares where people prefer to bike with how safe those places are. The abstractly logical theory is that good infrastructure makes places safe, and people like ...
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Cycle Toronto Smart Commute cycling workshop at Sunnybrook ...
The Cycle Toronto Smart Commute winter cycling workshop at Sunnybrook Hospital ... Cycle Toronto and Smart Commute hosted a “Street Smarts” workshop on ...

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Trail Education

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Be sure to use our array of press or other flyers to circulate to your local papers or possible attendees. All available for use - call - 877-668-7245 or 519-941-8911, or 1-866-560-7783
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OFSC Seeks Safety Campaign Proposals
The Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs is currently seeking proposals from qualified individuals or organizations to provide project planning, implementation, and administrative oversight for the development of a Responsible Rider Safety Campaign. A copy of the Request for Proposals document can be found here:

The Ontario Trails Council spoke to Conservation Area Managers and Trail operators October 24th. We covered the topic of trailbuilding, as well as aspects of design, equipment, construction technique and the importance of human capital, education and training.  The presentation will be posted to the OTC Website under services/management. Nice to see Jay Cranstone of MMM Group, and as always Bill Goulding OTC Board Member, who endorsed my work. (Whew!) Thanks to Kevin Money of ERCA for the invitation.

Ontario Horse Trails FB Page
To whom it may concern,

I am a graduate student at University of Guelph pursuing M.Sc. Rural Planning and Development. My research interest and my thesis topic are closely connected to horse industry within the Wellington County. I am currently working on a new horse trail network development and its impact to rural communities.

As the "Ontario Horse Trails" organization is one of the most honourable organizations within the Ontario horse industry I was hoping to distribute my research related survey through your FB web page. Please let me know if this would be possible.

This is the link for the survey:">Click here to take survey

Thank you very much, for your help.

Best regards,

Lucie Svecova
MSc. Candidate Rural Planning & Development (2013)
School of Environment Design & Rural Development
University of Guelph
50 Stone Rd
N1G 2W1
Guelph, Canada 
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