Join us for our Active Transportation Summit!

Pedestrians, cyclists and transit users unite! Join us at the gathering of Ottawa’s movement for safer, more liveable streets.
On Wednesday, May 16, Ecology Ottawa is pleased to host a summit on active transportation at the Christ Church Cathedral Great Hall (414 Sparks St.) from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.Do you walk, cycle or take the bus in Ottawa? Do you want to know more about what the city can do to better accommodate all modes of travel?Ottawa is at a watershed moment for progress on walking, cycling and transit. The City of Ottawa’s new policy on “complete streets” for all users, the advent of a transformative Light Rail Transit project, and substantial infrastructure investments from the provincial and federal governments make this a key moment to assess an outlines for implementing a safe, healthy and environmentally responsible streetscape at scale.

Join us to learn about the City of Ottawa’s progress on cycling and pedestrian issues, identify strategic opportunities and build support for safer and healthier streets.

RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/active-transportation-summit-tickets-45441416500?aff=efbeventtix

The event is free, but registration is required.

The Active Transportation Summit will include:

– A panel discussion on the future of Ottawa’s streets
– Representation from the organizations and community associations working to advance sustainable transportation in Ottawa
– Presentation of the new Ecology Ottawa report, “Seizing the moment for safe and healthy streets”

We are honored to welcome the following panelists :
Councillor Catherine McKenney (Somerset Ward)
Alex Cullen (Federation of Citizen’s Association)
Heather Shearer (Bike Ottawa)
Trevor Haché (Healthy Transportation Coalition)
Join us to hear our great panelists share their expertise on Active transportation in the City of Ottawa!

Ecology Ottawa would like to thank the Ottawa Community Foundation and the City of Ottawa’s Community Environmental Projects Grant Program for supporting this event.

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