COMMUNITY MEMBERS APPLAUD UPTOWN PROTECTED BIKE LANE PROPOSAL

Joint release by WaterlooBikes.ca and TriTag.ca: COMMUNITY MEMBERS APPLAUD UPTOWN PROTECTED BIKE LANE PROPOSAL Recommended Uptown streetscape design includes wider sidewalks and protected bike lanes on King Street from Erb to Central. WATERLOO, ON – May 7, 2015. Residents are celebrating a staff recommendation for protected bike lanes on King Street in Uptown Waterloo. The recommended design, if approved by Waterloo City Council, would see the installation of wider sidewalks and raised bicycle lanes, some protected from traffic by parked cars, along King Street from Erb to Central. “These are the types of lanes you find in places like the Netherlands, … Continue reading COMMUNITY MEMBERS APPLAUD UPTOWN PROTECTED BIKE LANE PROPOSAL

Uptown Streetscape Update – Vote going to Council May 25 2015

Just got word that on May 25th Waterloo City Council will be presented with the Environmental Study Report (ESR), recommending that Council approve the preferred option for segregated bicycle lanes, wider sidewalks etc!! The report will be available on the City’s website the week of May 11th. This has been a long time coming since our first post and start of our petition back in November of 2013! If you can, mark May 25th in your calendar to show support for the proposal, a better option for all people who use King Street!   Continue reading Uptown Streetscape Update – Vote going to Council May 25 2015

Winterloo – Winter Cycling Booth – Come Visit!

WaterlooBikes and TriTAG are teaming up for a Winter Cycling booth at Winterloo featuring a display promoting protected bike lanes on King Street in Uptown. What: Winterloo – Winter Cycling Where: Waterloo Train Station Parking Lot (Caroline & Erb) When: 11am-4pm Saturday & Sunday February 14 & 15. Purpose: Allow people to experience riding different types of winter bicycle tires (skinny non studded, studded, and Diane Freeman will be bringing her Fat Bike for folks to try out.) Let your city and regional councillor’s know you support protected bike lanes on King Street, use TriTAG’s contact form! Winter Bicycle Demo Winter Bike Setups – If … Continue reading Winterloo – Winter Cycling Booth – Come Visit!

Protected Bike Lanes on King Street – May 29th Public Consultation

Today, we have an opportunity to make our voices heard in support of protected bike lanes on King Street. We have an unique opportunity to create a community that’s bikable for cyclists age 8-80. Since December 2013 over 1000 of us signed a petition asking for protected bike lanes, now we need to continue to show our support to ensure the city and region approves plans for these protected bike lanes on King Street. Join us on a bike ride to the public consultation. We are leaving Kitchener City Hall at 5.30pm to cycle up King Street thru Uptown Waterloo, to remind ourselves how … Continue reading Protected Bike Lanes on King Street – May 29th Public Consultation