Advocacy

Voice your support for connecting the Hunter St cycling gap

On Monday, the City’s Public Works Committee voted against receiving an information report from staff about the Hunter St bicycle connection. As reported by CBC Hamilton and The Hamilton Spectator, this vote doesn’t mean that the bicycle lane is cancelled, but it could be cancelled if…

Update on 2019 Cycling Infrastructure Projects

Blog post by Jamie Stuckless Cycle Hamilton delivered a delegation to the City’s Cycling Advisory Committee on November 6th to request an update on the implementation of planned cycling infrastructure projects in 2019. The delegation was well received and staff are expected to report back to the committee in December…

Survey Results: 2019 Federal Candidates’ Positions on Cycling

A federal election is taking place on Monday, October 21st and Cycle Hamilton reached out to all candidates to ensure that cycling was a priority. We conducted an online survey to identify opportunities and challenges for cycling at the federal level. The federal government plays a crucial role in making…

Cycle Hamilton’s Response to Motion about Bay Street North Bike Lane

Cycle Hamilton has prepared a response letter with regards to the recent motion: Hybrid Solution to On-street Parking on Bay Street North Between Barton Street West and Stuart Street. This letter was distributed to Mayor Fred Eisenberger, City Councillors, and City staff. We are concerned that this motion will pose…

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…

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…

Needed: Ward Ride Leaders!

Be a voice for cycling in your community and lead a “Ward Ride” this Fall. As part of our election advocacy strategy, Cycle Hamilton is seeking a volunteer(s) from each of our city’s 15 wards to host a bike ride for local election candidates. These rides are meant to be…

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…

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