Category: Ward 29 Bikes

Ward 29 Bikes meeting: Wednesday, September 12

By , September 6, 2012 11:36 am

Our next regular organizing meeting is on Wednesday, September 12 at Timothy’s coffee shop in Carrot Common. We get started at 6 p.m. and usually wind up business before 8 p.m. Our agenda will include upcoming events for this autumn, new community outreach initiatives, and a recap of our summer activities.  Please join us for the evening if you’d like to help lead the cycling community in Ward 29. Contact us if you need more information.

Ward 29 Bikes meeting: Wednesday, April 25

By , April 22, 2012 8:57 pm

Our next regular organizing meeting is on Wednesday, April 25 at Timothy’s coffee shop in Carrot Common. We get started at 6 p.m. and usually wind up business before 8 p.m. This week’s agenda includes some planning for the Bells on Danforth ride and other upcoming events. Please join us for the evening if you’d like to get involved. Contact us if you need more information.

Ward 29 Bikes meeting: Wednesday, February 29

By , February 27, 2012 6:25 pm

Our next regular organizing meeting is on Wednesday, February 29 at Timothy’s coffee shop in Carrot Common. We get started at 6 p.m. and usually wind up business before 8 p.m. This week’s agenda includes discussing a number of events and projects that we’re planning for the spring and summer. Please join us for the evening if you’d like to get involved. Contact us if you need more information.

Ward 29 Bikes 2009 Year (and a bit!) in review

By , March 3, 2010 3:53 am

What we’ve done so far

Ward 29 Bikes had a busy and successful 2009. Our volunteers engaged with the local community by holding two public meetings, participating in numerous community events, helping with the work of other groups, and raising the profile of cycling in our neighbourhood and across the city. Here is a summary of some of the activities that we undertook in our first full year of advocacy:

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Public meeting report is now available

By , August 4, 2009 5:00 am

Things always seem to move more slowly in the summer, but we finally have the survey results from our June meeting (PDF) online. Of the attendees who filled out our survey, 69% shop by bike and 41% cycle year-round.The biggest barriers to cycling identified by our survey are bike lanes/safe routes (83%) and secure parking (68%). Read the complete results in the PDF linked above.

We’re currently using the survey results and other information we gathered at (and since) our June meeting to plan our activities for the next few months. Stay tuned!

 

 

Welcome to Ward 29 Bikes

By , January 13, 2009 6:16 am

Ward 29 Bikes is on the air. Inspired by and affiliated with the Toronto Cyclists Union, we’ve been organizing and planning for several months leading up to our launch. This web site is intended to be a hub of information and activity for cycling in Ward 29. We invite all cyclists in Ward 29 to join us, join the Cyclists Union, and join cyclists throughout all of Toronto in making cycling in the city safe and fun.

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