toronto - think bike workshops
- for anyone interested in practical differences for toronto's bicycling infrastructure:
> Please attend this meeting a big overflow attendancehttp://www.toronto.ca/cycling/thinkbike/
> will get everyone's attention.
| THINK BIKE WORKSHOPS
| The City of Toronto and the Consulate General of the Kingdom
| of the Netherlands are hosting Dutch bicycle planners on
| September 20th and 21st for the ThinkBike Workshops.
| Toronto and Dutch bicycle professionals will form two teams
| for this event. The teams will consider new elements to
| improve Toronto's cycling strategy. Each team will be
| given a Toronto cycling infrastructure problem to solve,
| the exercise will including drafting recommendations
| for marketing and communications. The results will be
| unveiled at a free public event Tuesday September 21st, 6-8 pm.
| The two teams will be competing to develop
| the most exciting proposal? Come watch the presentations.
| Think Bike @ The El Mocambo (464 Spadina Avenue)
| Tuesday September 21, 2010 (6-8pm)
| Free admission. Cash bar
| About Visiting Bicycle Professionals: Hans Voerknecht,
| Ruud Ditewig, Martijn J. te Lintelo and Arjen Jaarsma
| are accomplished professionals in the field of
| transportation management, bicycle infrastructure design
| and policy. They have presented internationally on
| a number of occasions to help communicate bicycle policy
| solutions and best practices to audiences outside
| their home country of the Netherlands. Learn more.
| About the Study Areas: Teams will be assigned different,
| but equally challenging design problems to solve. Team Orange
| will work on designs to convert existing Toronto bikeways
| into physically separated bikeways. Team Blue will work on
| designs to connect gaps between existing downtown bikeways.