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The Healthy Communities Partnership: Lanark, Leeds and Grenville has identified two recommended actions, for our communities, in each of the priority areas:

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3rd Annual Eastern Ontario Active Transportation Summit

Eastern Ontario Active Transportation Summit

 

Agenda - Friday, May 13th, 2016

Please dress for the weather in casual and comfortable clothing. We will be heading outdoors for the lunch break where there will be a walkability audit as well access to trails to walk and network.

8:30 - 9:00 - Registration and Refreshments

9:00 - 9:30 - Welcome and Speeches

  • Mayor of North Grenville David Gordon, Phil Mosher (Planner for North Grenville)

9:30 - 10:30 - Keynote Speaker:

  • Louisa Mursell, Jamie Stuckless, Wallace Beaton
    • Provincial Updates on Active Transportation

10:30 - 10:50 - BREAK / Networking

10:50 - 11:35 - County Paved Shoulders Policies

  • Kurt Greaves
    • CAO Lanark County - 10 year paved shoulders and trail SF to Mattawa

12:00 - 1:00 - LUNCH

  • Mayor's Slow Bike Race, Promotion of Silver Chain Challenge Launch

1:00 - 1:20 - Presentation

  • Brendan Matheson
    • How a local cycling club developed a cycling tourism strategy for a County

1:20 - 1:30 - Introduction to June 1 Workshop

  • Justin Jones
    • Bike Friendly Communities Designation

1:30 - 2:00 - Break-Out Presentations

  • Jonathan Loschmann
    • MMM Group - The importance of having an Active Transportation plan
  • Adam Tilley, Business owner of "The Brake Room" in Belleville
    • Bike Shop/Café/Community building space

2:00 - 2:30 - Presentation

  • Nancy Smith Lea
    • Complete Streets in rural communities

2:30 - 2:45 - BREAK

2:45 - 3:15 - Presentation

  • Hans Moor
    • How the Dutch village of Berkel kept Active Transportation a Priority

3:15 - 4:15 - Open Space Conversation

  • Eastern Ontario Active Transportation Network
  • Rail Trail
  • Other topics identified by participants

4:15 - 4:30 - Wrap-Up

5:00 - 6:00 - Tour of Carleton Place

  • Bike Tour - Ribbon Cutting for Bike Share Program

 

Contacts


Dr. Paula Stewart

Medical Officer of Health
Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit

Phone: 613-283-2740

*E-mail: Paula.Stewart@healthunit.org

*Please allow up to 48 hours for an email response.


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