Author Archives: Cycle Hamilton

Cycling Investments in the 2019 City Budget Report

Cycling Investments in the 2019 City Budget Report

A new report prepared by city staff outlines the proposed investments in Hamilton’s cycling infrastructure for 2019. This document can be found here: https://pub-hamilton.escribemeetings.com/FileStream.ashx?DocumentId=177302 The section entitled “Cycling Infrastructure 2019” can be found on page 690 of the document. You can also hit Ctrl+F and enter “Cycling Infrastructure” in the search box to find this… Continue Reading

Hamilton’s incoming School Trustees: Their thoughts on active transportation

Hamilton’s incoming School Trustees: Their thoughts on active transportation

  Cycle Hamilton contacted all School Board Trustee Candidates running in Hamilton’s 3 school boards. The survey was conducted online and received responses from 20 candidates.   To give citizens a sense of where Hamilton’s incoming School Board Trustees stand on active transportation and road safety, we have pulled responses from three survey questions and… Continue Reading

Cycle Hamilton T-Shirts Now Available!

Cycle Hamilton T-Shirts Now Available!

Great news! Due to extremely popular demand we now have navy & turquoise Cycle Hamilton t-shirts available for purchase! T-shirts are $20 each and come in a range of unisex sizes (XS-3XL). Currently, we do not offer shipping or delivery. However, if you would like to purchase a t-shirt you can simply place the order… Continue Reading

“Congratulations” Email Template for Contacting Incoming Councillors

“Congratulations” Email Template for Contacting Incoming Councillors

Cycle Hamilton is encouraging all of its members to reach out to the incoming councillors across the city and offer them congratulations on their election success. In doing so, our members will be continuing to build up the relationships that were built with many of these candidates while they were campaigning throughout the season. To… Continue Reading

Hamilton’s incoming City Council: Their thoughts on active transportation

Hamilton’s incoming City Council: Their thoughts on active transportation

    Cycle Hamilton contacted all Municipal Candidates that provided an official email address in order to better understand their positions on bike-related issues. The survey was conducted online and received 74 responses from candidates running for municipal election. Responses were received from candidates in all 15 Wards and from Mayoral candidates. To give citizens… Continue Reading

Sample Debate Question on Cycling

Sample Debate Question on Cycling

All candidates debates are happening over the next few weeks across the city. We encourage you to attend and ask quesitons about cycling! We recommend you ask a question about cycling, such as the one below: “My name is (name) and I am a resident of Hamilton Ward (ward number). I am a supporter of… Continue Reading

Survey Results: 2018 School Trustee Candidates’ Positions on Cycling

Survey Results: 2018 School Trustee Candidates’ Positions on Cycling

Cycle Hamilton contacted all School Trustee Candidates that provided an official email address in order to better understand their positions on bike-related issues. For more information: Kate Whalen, Co-Chair, chair@cyclehamont.ca Survey results are available here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1t9EgXpTZJjheJq7KNBNDYroIWydZPYhAFK51iF4BW64/edit?usp=sharing Continue Reading

Cycle Hamilton Survey and Co-Chair Cited in Hamilton Spectator Article

Cycle Hamilton Survey and Co-Chair Cited in Hamilton Spectator Article

Cycle Hamilton recently disseminated a survey on cycling to all municipal candidates. The results of this survey have been cited in a recent article on road safety in the Hamilton Spectator. Our co-chair, Kate Whalen, has also been cited in this article. To read this article, click here: https://www.thespec.com/news-story/8903418-road-safety-how-many-other-deaths-or-serious-injuries-/# Continue Reading

Survey Results: 2018 Municipal Candidates’ Positions on Cycling

Survey Results: 2018 Municipal Candidates’ Positions on Cycling

Cycle Hamilton contacted all Municipal Candidates that provided an official email address in order to better understand their positions on bike-related issues. For more information: Kate Whalen, Co-Chair, chair@cyclehamont.ca Survey results are available here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1OzkuDIoKZ7hXtMWDW6ZzxILTFlOgJMOCGG1OZ-02ei8/edit?usp=sharing Continue Reading