Cycling in Hamilton update – two events: Nov. 7 & Nov. 15

This, from a recent Hamilton Cycling Committee update – two events to note:

Roundtable Discussion – Coffee and Bikes
A quick update to let you know about the next event. The topic will be coffee & bikes, and we will have a roundtable consisting of Krys Hines (Café Domestique), Andrew Randell (Jet Fuel Coffee), and Thomas Eleizegui (Musette Caffe).

When: Thursday, November 15 @ 14:30
Where: McMaster University, Convocation Hall

This will be followed by our regular 8pm soirée at Café Domestique (Miller’s Lane, Dundas). Poster available – please circulate widely through your networks. For more details contact: Michael Egan, Department of History, McMaster University egan(at)mcmaster.ca

Sustainable Transportation
The Association for Commuter Transportation (ACT Canada), the City of Hamilton, and Open Streets Hamilton are proud to announce this free evening community session to complement the daytime portion of the ACT Canada Sustainable Transportation Summit. This free event will feature highlights of the ACT daytime summit, and feature presentations from local and international speakers on local initiatives and how to create change in your community.

This event will include:

  • An introduction and summary of the ACT Canada Conference
  • A presentation on “Community Involvement in Developing Cycling solutions”, from Steer Davies Gleave, London UK and Toronto office
  • Raise the Hammer’s Ryan McGreal speaking on Complete Streets and Community Action
  • A breakout discussion and Q&A

Event Details
What: Involving the Community in Sustainable Transportation Innovations
Where: Downtown Hamilton Sheraton, Ballroom (Second Floor), 116 Main Street West
When: Wednesday, November 7 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm

If you have any questions, please contact smartcommute(at)hamilton.ca. If you are interested in attending the full ACT Canada Conference, please visit www.actcanada.com for registration details and session content.

Regards,
Daryl Bender B.E.S.
Project Manager, Alternative Transportation
Public Works, City of Hamilton
905-546-2424 x 2066
www.hamilton.ca/PedestrianMP
www.hamilton.ca/Cycling