Thursday, June 6, 2013

Ontario Trail News - Track Building, Trail Development and Bike Month Updates


Bicycle tourism is the wave of the future, businesses told
Windsor Star
For the first time, the Great Waterfront Trail Adventure is bringing about 200 bike enthusiasts from the U.S., Ontario, Quebec and Alberta to the area in August to ride along Lake Erie. The supported cycling tour starts in Lakeshore and runs through ...
See all stories on this topic »

Thorold Wins Award from the Share the Road Cycling Coalition
What's On Thorold
Back row, left to right - Judy Socha (member TATAC, Dale Robinson, Chair, TATAC; Gloria Leahey and Beate Wolf, TATAC members. Front row, left to right: Sean Dunsmore, Engineer—City of Thorold; Mayor Ted Luciani, and Justin Jones of the Share the ...
See all stories on this topic »

________________________________________________________________________________________

Local skier eyes World Cup
The North Bay Nugget
Local cross-country skier and Chippewa High School student, Liam Patterson, 17, ... Earlier this year he was named to the Ontario ski team.

________________________________________________________________________________________

Urban expert calls walking key feature
London Free Press
He's the author of Walking Home: the Life and Lessons of a City Builder, and helped redesign the Regent Park neighbourhood in Toronto that's made it a thriving example of the kind of mixed use every city wants. Where the North American dream was once a ...
See all stories on this topic »

Media Advisory - Lace Up for the TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes 2013
Wall Street Journal (press release)
TORONTO, June 5, 2013 /CNW/ - This year marks the largest fundraising goal ever of reaching $8 million in total donations and pledges supporting the TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes. It is expected that more than 45,000 people across Canada in over 70 ...
See all stories on this topic »

_________________________________________________________________________________________

DIY cycle shop rolls out
Simcoe.com
The full volunteer crew of the Firebird D.I.Y. Community Cycle bike repair shop celebrated its grand opening at the corner of Toronto and Simcoe streets June 1. The organization, which originated at Barrie Central Collegiate, moved to the green space ...
See all stories on this topic »

Community bike ride at St. James Park on Saturday
insideTORONTO.com
Toronto cyclists are being invited to take part in a ride to push for protected bike lanes along Richmond and Adelaide streets. Cycle Toronto is holding a community ride starting and ending at St. James Park at the corner of Jarvis and Adelaide.
See all stories on this topic »

Like shoes, a bike has got to fit
TheChronicleHerald.ca
TORONTO — Pain induced by cycling can be a roadblock for many in hopping on a bike, and Andrew McGregor wants to alleviate the problem — one he once lived with himself. Having raced when he was younger, McGregor said he quit because it hurt too ...
See all stories on this topic »


June is Bike Month in Durham Region
durhamregion.com
The Welcome Cyclists Network is a program certifying and promoting bicycle-friendly businesses and cycle tourism across Ontario. These designated businesses ensure they offer basic amenities to accommodate cyclists, such as secure bike storage, healthy ...
See all stories on this topic »

________________________________________________________________________________________

BREAKING NEWS: Ontario Municipal Board dismisses Canadian Motor ...
Bullet News Niagara
FORT ERIE – The Ontario Municipal Board has dismissed an appeal by a conservation group of an earlier decision in favour of the $400-million Canadian Motor Speedway project. The decision, a copy of which was sent to the Town of Fort Erie this morning, ...
See all stories on this topic » 
    
Enhanced by Zemanta