BikeFest at CeleBrampton, June 15, 2013

16 Jun 2013, Posted by David Laing in Past Event Cycling

BBAC displays at BikeFest CeleBrampton The Brampton_Guardian proclaimed that “CeleBrampton is here to stay”. Snap_Brampton heralded that “there is cycling safety in numbers”. Volunteer members of BBAC displayed in our Bike Fest booth on Main Street to enthusiastic crowds.    All types of bikes came out Hundreds of enthusiastic local residents gathered to take the bicycle safety challenge and participate in our draw of prizes provided by generous sponsors.    bicycle safety challenge survey   learning bike safety rules    identify mandatory…

Bike to Work Day, May 27 2013

29 May 2013, Posted by David Laing in Past Event Cycling

Bike to Work Day Pancake Breakfast BBAC participated in its inaugural event with our volunteers encouraging bike ridership with one of our messages, “there’s safety in numbers”!     Councillor Gael Miles stopped by our booth, before biking to work at Brampton City Hall.   Region of Peel Police Bike Patrol Comments comments

On May 15th BBAC made history with its first delegation to Brampton Committee of Council on May 15, 2013. The following is excerpted from the official Minutes of the Meeting. Mr. David Laing, resident of Brampton and Chair of the Brampton Bicycle Advisory Committee (BBAC), made the following presentation in regard to making Brampton a Bicycle Friendly Community: Not enough of us are cycling Health benefits of cycling Road congestion Road capacity Environmental impact – car emissions Learning to share…

Residents at the Northwest Brampton Community Development Meeting gathered to hear the case for why Brampton can and should become a “Bicycle Friendly Community”. David Laing presenting Loafers Lake Many of us are taking short-range trips in cars that could be better replaced with bicycle travel. This would give us more exercise, reduce road congestion, save our air quality, our money and our limited gasoline resources. The message resonated with the audience, who enthusiastically asked questions. David was encouraged by City Councillor John Hutton and Regional Councillor…

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