City Seeks Input on New Bike Racks and Active Transportation Master Plan

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Cyclists can offer input on new bike racks that will be available to view at a pop-up at Movies in the Square on August 9. Cyclists can also pick up a free bike light the northeast corner of the Square beginning at 7:30pm.

Your feedback on the new bike racks can be submitted at by Sunday, August 19.

The community’s input is also being sought to determine the priority of active transportation projects to be implemented over the next five years.

“Walk’n’Roll outlines what the City is going to do to encourage residents to choose active forms of transportation, such as walking or cycling,” said Mark Dickson, transportation engineer, in a City release. “Now we are asking for help determining the priority order of the short-term pieces of this plan – and for input on a bike parking system that could be incorporated into the plan.”

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Find a map of bike rack locations at

Also offer feedback and review the City’s preliminary draft five-year implementation plans for infrastructure and programs – identified in the Walk’n’Roll ActiveTransportation Master Plan (ATMP) – at by September 7.

Input can likewise be provided to the Mayor’s Innovation Challenge team active transportation champions, Mac Fitzgerald and Anna Geladi, at the following locations and dates:

  • Cataraqui Centre – 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1
  • Woodbine Park – 4 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 2
  • Springer Market Square – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 4 (during the Princess Street Promenade) and 7 to 10 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 9 (during Movies in the Square)
  • 41 Grenadier Park – 4 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 8 (at Party in the Park)
  • Doug Flurher Park – 11 to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 14
  • Lake Ontario Park – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18 (at the Teddy Bear Picnic)

PhotoNuno Ribeiro (cc)