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Help us connect neighbourhoods to transit stations!

Sheltered transit parking. Photo by Hans Moor.

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Members of our Advocacy Working Group are seeking volunteers from communities throughout Ottawa to help identify safe and inviting cycling routes to Ottawa's transit stations, including Light Rail Transit (LRT) and Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) stations. Interested in helping out? Read on for more details and contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to get involved!

Advocacy Results: Mayor urges Ontario Education Minister to help improve cycling education

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Cyclists on Laurier Ave, Ottawa photo: Hans Moor

Last week, Mayor Jim Watson addressed a letter to Ontario's Minister of Education, MPP Mitzie Hunter, requesting provincial support to improve education for safe cycling. 

As noted in the letter, this request is a result of one recommendation made by a group of cycling advocates, including CfSC, invited by the Chair of Ottawa's Transportation Committee and the Mayor to provide advice on how to make riding a bike safer in our city. CfSC has been participating in this group since it was convened in September 2016, following the tragic death of one of our city's cyclists in a collision with a construction truck. 

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