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Queen's University

Sustainability Office

Cycling in a Sustainable Kingston

March 30, 2011

1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

School of Kinesiology & Health Studies, Room 101

Join the Kingston Coalition for Active Transportation (KCAT) for their 3rd annual Active Transportation Workshop. 

Eleanor McMahonwill be speaking about the Role of Municipal Politics in Cycling.  Eleanor is currently the Principal of McMahon Communications but her real passion is as Founder of the Share the Road Cycling Coalition.  Ms. McMahon has been working to engineer legislative change in Ontario and is leading the development of a provincial, grassroots cycling advocacy organization in Ontario.  Ms.McMahon is a frequent speaker on active transportation, most recently at the 2011 National Bike Summit in Washington, hosted by the League of American Bicyclists and the 2010 Ontario Bike summit in Burlington. She continues to visit a number of jurisdictions in the United States and Europe to study best practices in cycling accommodations, law enforcement approaches, legislative, education and awareness programs.

Hans Moor will speak about Trends and Economic Impacts of Cycling.  Hans is Officer, Economic and Commercial Affairs Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and President of Ottawa's Citizens for Safe Cycling.  Mr. Moor will speak about trends and economic impacts on cycling in The Netherlands. He will show that cycling is not only about enjoying a slower pace of life, but even more a remedy against increasing health and infrastructure costs.

Interested individuals should RSVP to Marilyn Freeman, by Friday March 25.  There will be unique door prizes for those that RSVP.

A public forum will also take place later in the day, from 7 pm - 9 pm in Memorial Hall at City Hall, moderated by Roger Healey and will include a repeat of the presentations followed by a question and answer period.

KCAT Symposium Final.pdf

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