The Town of Halton Hills Active Transportation Advisory Committee (Formerly Bicycle Friendly Community Sub-Committee) was formed to advise and assist Town Council and Town staff on matters relating to the design, development, implementation and monitoring of policies, programs and facilities to enhance and promote a safe, convenient, efficient and accessible active transportation network by all users – pedestrians of all ages and abilities, people with disabilities, cyclists within the Town of Halton Hills.
The Committee will provide advice and input to the Town of Halton Hills on any matters relating to the design, construction and funding of multi-use and inter-connecting trail systems, and cycling systems in the Town of Halton Hills through:
Identifying issues that impact trail and cycling development in Halton Hills;
Supporting active transportation as a more routine component of the work/school commute, shopping, socializing and entertainment endeavours;
Education and promotion of the environmental, social, economic and health benefits of active transportation;
Advocating for the development of a built environment that supports an active transportation network;
Collaborating with Regional staff to support active transportation; and
Acting as a sounding board and determining appropriate actions in response to issues and initiatives.
In order for the committee’s activities to be successful, the following principles should be taken to account:
The main focus is on the Town of Halton Hills active transportation network;
Recognize the differing needs of users within both the urban and rural areas;
Appropriate funding and staff resources; and
Feasible, realistic and achievable strategies/actions tailored to the community’s needs.
Bike It Sub Committee
The Halton Hills Bike It Sub Committee is a group of volunteers who have a passion for promoting cycling and cycling safety. The group works in partnership with the Town of Halton Hills with the goal of achieving Silver designation in the Bicycle Friendly Community Program which is administered by the Share the Road Coalition, Halton Hills received its Bronze designation in 2014. The committee organizes a series of cycling initiatives each year that are designed to encourage more cycling by our residents.
For more information or inquires please contact:
Town of Halton Hills 1 Halton Hills Drive Halton Hills ON L7G 5G2
Phone: 905-873-2600 ext. 2328
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