News & Updates

Welcome to the Cycle Hamilton news & updates page. Check here regularly for updates regarding cycling events, infrastructure, and news! Be sure to check out our Instagram and Twitter accounts for daily updates.

Win a cycling prize with this year’s Fringe Festival!

Win a cycling prize with this year’s Fringe Festival!

🚨 CONTEST ALERT 🚨

There are so many great events happening as part of this year’s Hamilton Fringe Festival!

Go green by biking to your #HamFringe events! 🚲

Snap a selfie of you picking up your SoBi bike, using the Mountain Climber program, or cycling between Fringe events for a chance to win a CYCLING PRIZE PACK.

Tag Hamilton Fringe Festival Cycle Hamilton Hamilton Bike Share and #BikeToFringe. Winner drawn on July 27th!

 

2018 MPP Candidates’ Positions on Cycling

2018 MPP Candidates’ Positions on Cycling

Cycle Hamilton is contacting all MPP Candidates for in the four Hamilton ridings in order to better understand their positions on bike-related issues. We will be posting responses on this page as the MPP Candidates provide their responses. Check back regularly for updates. Cycle Hamilton could not locate email addresses for the following candidates: Tony… Continue Reading

Bike to Work Day is Monday, May 28th!

Bike to Work Day is Monday, May 28th!

Join hundreds of people on bikes for the 10th Annual Bike to Work Day at Hamilton City Hall on Monday, May 28th from 7 AM-9 AM! This fun-filled morning event is the kick-off to Bike Month in June. Come see great musical entertainment on theVeloStage, celebrate the Community in Motion Awards, local exhibitors, a student… Continue Reading

Hamilton Council Supports Ask For Provincial Funding for Bike Infrastructure

Hamilton Council Supports Ask For Provincial Funding for Bike Infrastructure

Thanks to the support of Share the Road and Councillors Jason Farr, Matthew Green, and Sam Murulla, Cycle Hamilton was successful in our ask to Hamilton City Council to send a letter to the Province in support of an MTO budget line allocating $75 million annually to municipal biking infrastructure. You can see a copy… Continue Reading

#CommutingWithCouncil Needs You!

#CommutingWithCouncil Needs You!

Mayor Fred Eisenberger rode to school with 6-year-old Oliver Flood in attempt to understand the obstacles and dangers that our most vulnerable road users face every single day. The #CommutingWithCouncil initiative is led by local cycling advocate Tom Flood (@TomFlood1) with support from Oliver Viet (@OliverVeit). “This initiative will hopefully lead to more rides that… Continue Reading

Job Opportunities – 2018 Summer Internships

Job Opportunities – 2018 Summer Internships

2018 Summer Internships Cycle Hamilton has applied for funding through the federal government’s Canada Summer Jobs initiative to offer two summer internships for students.  Please note that all positions are dependent on our successful receipt of funding through the Canada Summer Jobs initiative. This year, we will be hiring two summer interns for the following… Continue Reading

Friendly Streets Toolkit Now Available

Friendly Streets Toolkit Now Available

Friendly Streets Hamilton recently completed their toolkit for community engagement. The toolkit, which was prepared by Elise Desjardins and Beatrice Ekoko, includes 14 modules on topics such as traffic calming, cycle-friendly businesses, street vibrancy, and more! Read the full toolkit here!   Friendly Streets Hamilton Toolkit Continue Reading

Winter Cycling Safety Workshop on Feb. 7th

Winter Cycling Safety Workshop on Feb. 7th

Not ready to brave the winter on two wheels? New Hope Community Bikes is hosting a Winter Cycling Safety Workshop to share some helpful tips for keeping yourself warm and your bike prepped for viking biking. You’ll learn the basics to keep yourself warm and your bike prepped for winter riding: 1. Yourself 2. Your… Continue Reading