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Member Introductions 0 M. Sweet Take a couple of minutes and introduce yourself to the rest of the Ontario APBP community!
by M. Sweet
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
APBP Ontario Chapter Meeting Notes - Jan 2018 0 S. Smith APBP Ontario Chapter, Here are the updates from our last APBP Ontario Chapter meeting: APBP Board update (Kate) New board members added Kate is chair of Alliances What do we want in Canada with legislation/policy? Suggestion: support Canada Bikes with National Bike Summit in Spring Kate is now Chapter champion, starting task force, logistical issues, better ways to support chapters Website update: company has been hired, being updated, Adam Popper did Slack demo, need more time with listserve Ontario Bike Summit (Justin) speakers to be chosen by end of week APBP could host design discussion, we are flexible Membership (Justin) Justin obtained that attached APBP Ontario Members list.  (57 as of Dec 2017) Conduct membership drive at Bike Summit Action: Kate to get promo code for new members in advance of Bike Summit Could put flyer in registration packages.  Also discussed possibility of including APBP Members as option on Bike Summit registration Member survey in advance of bike summit; Action: Justin to draft survey questions 4.     APBP Ontario Chapter webinars (Shawn) Plan for two this year: May and October Ideas: Promote bike month – recipe cards from Justin, raise the profile What resources are available for municipalities Could make one APBP-wide webinar about Canada In survey, get feedback from members on topics of interest Chapter structure (Shawn) If anyone would like to take on a new role for 2018, please let Shawn know: Chair – Shawn Smith Membership – Justin Jones Events – Dave McLaughlin Communications – Adam Popper APBP Liaison – Kate Whitfield Phil Hewitson (Waterloo) and Nasim Naghavi (U of Waterloo) expressed willingness to get involved as needed. Other business Complete Streets Webinar –TCAT, Smart Growth America – Quebec City, Toronto, Calgary
by S. Smith
Monday, January 29, 2018
APBP Webinar Series - Chapter subscription 0 M. Sweet The Ontario Chapter hosts the monthly APBP Webinars on a rotating basis at different member sites. Please refer to the table below for the schedule of webinars for 2016. If you would like to attend a webinar broadcast at any of the locations listed, feel free to get in touch with the contact person in advance to make arrangements. 2016 APBP Webinars Host Location 17-Feb Planning for Facility Maintenance and Management Costs Shawn Smith York Region, 90 Bales Drive, East Gwillimbury 16-Mar Understanding the Funding Process Kate Whitfield Parsons (Ottawa) 20-Apr Shared and Separated Off-street Paths None (Ontario Bike Summit) 18-May Aspects of Equity Matthew Sweet Cambridge City Hall 50 Dickson St, Cambridge, ON 15-Jun Implications of Street Design Decisions Dave McLaughlin MMM Group, 100 Commerce Valley Drive West, Thornhill 20-Jul Performance Measures to Evaluate New and Established Practices Kate Whitfield Parsons (Ottawa or Markham) 17-Aug Street Design and Planning in Suburban Contexts Norma Moores IBI Group, 55 St. Clair West, Toronto 21-Sep Pedestrians and Bicyclists in a Suburban Context 19-Oct Intersections that Work for Pedestrians and Cyclists Dave McLaughlin MMM Group, 100 Commerce Valley Drive West, Thornhill 16-Nov Transitions between Bikeway Facilities Erica Duque Peel Region, 10 Peel Centre Drive, Brampton 14-Dec Tips to DeMystify Traffic Analysis Kate Whitfield Parsons (Ottawa or Markham)  
by M. Sweet
Thursday, March 17, 2016
Notes from 2015 Ontario Bike Summit 0 S. Smith Here are my notes from the Ontario Bike Summit, for those interested.  
by S. Smith
Friday, April 10, 2015
Feedback on Chapter activities 0 S. Smith Here's a summary of the surveys received at the 2015 Ontario Bike Summit. Top 3 responses: -Presentations by thought leaders and subject matter experts -Effective communication to, from, and between members -Effective communication with local and provincial governments by recommending policies & engagement in public discussion Other interests: -social and networking events -mentor opportunities (APBP has an annual mentorship program) -contribute to the profession -active transportaton tours -host APBP webinars -effective communication with other organizations -pro bono work in underserved communities (e.g. walk and bike audits) -outreach to elected officials Note that although communication is important, our main focus is on knowledge and professional development and support.  Advocacy mostly outside our mandate. Any ideas for our next event? Anyone willing to lead a discussion or presentation? Any location ideas for a mobile workshop?   
by S. Smith
Friday, April 10, 2015
Protected Bike Lane resources 0 S. Smith MMM Group shared these resources at the knowledge cafe.
by S. Smith
Friday, April 10, 2015
Notes from Knowledge Cafe at Ontario Bike Summit 0 S. Smith The Ontario Chapter had their inaugural meeting at the Ontario Bike Summit 2015 on April 1 (no fooling).  Share the Road Coalition, the summit hosts, invited APBP members to run a “knowledge café” session discussing four hot topics of interest to APBP members in Ontario: protected bike lanes, neighbourhood greenways, winter maintenance and performance monitoring.  Over 50 people attended the interactive session.  With 60 APBP Ontario members, the Ontario Chapter charter members invited comments on what activities are of importance to the Chapter.    
by S. Smith
Friday, April 10, 2015
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