“How we can best advocate for cyclists in 2010″ — Yvonne Bambrick, Toronto Cyclists Union

Some of the Bike Union’s current initiatives include:

  • Keeping pressure on the city to implement the Bike Plan
  • The Good Roads campaign, to help cyclists work with the City to keep our streets in good repair and clear of debris
  • Leading a campaign providing cyclists with “thank you” cards to acknowledge drivers who remember to give them their fair share of the road
  • Working with the Ministry of Transportation to update the Driver’s Handbook to reflect the rules regarding cyclists on the road
  • A Ward Advocacy program to support the development of local advocacy groups at the neighbourhood level
  • Working in partnership with TCAT and other groups to bring Complete Streets to Toronto

In just 4 minutes and 16 seconds, Executive Director Yvonne Bambrick describes both the work of the Bike Union and what needs to be done to make Toronto a cycling-friendly city:

The Toronto Cyclists Union (@bikeunion) coordinates city-wide advocacy on behalf of its members and provides resources for cyclists to become effective local advocates themselves.  The Bike Union promotes cycling in an inclusive, friendly, and inviting manner.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *