Winter Commute Month February 2023
Celebrate with us at one of our events, and participate online for your chance to win!

Winter Walk & Roll to School Day

On February 1st, students across the City can join in by walking or cycling to school. Join in with your child, or on your own, and log your commute on the Smart Commute tool

Winter Bike Day!

On February 10th, cycle to Gore Park between 7:30am-9:30am for refreshments and great company.
PLUS two ways to win prizes of a $50 VISA gift card throughout the month:

1) Post your work commute story in Emojis on Twitter for a chance to win!  Include the hashtags #MyWinterCommute and #HamOnt  

2) Log your sustainable commute on the tool 


Learn more about Winter Commute Month
25 hammer hoops were installed at various locations throughout Wards 7 & 8. Cyclists now have 50 additional parking spots to utilize when visiting establishments within these Wards.
Five multi-ring bike parking racks were installed at Pier 8 and 1 multi-ring bike parking rack was installed at Bayfront Park.  Additionally, 2 hammer hoops were installed at the entrance to Pier 4. Through these installations an additional 40 bicycle parking spots will be available for those visiting the Bay.
Learn more about planned cycling projects
Apply today for the Mobility Lab - Cycling Network
REMINDER Deadline to apply is next Tuesday, January 31st! 
The City of Hamilton is looking for volunteers to join the Mobility Lab - Cycling Network, and provide feedback as we design new bicycle infrastructure.
Mobility Lab Application Form
REMINDER that nomination submissions are open

There are 4 award categories this year that can be given to individuals, businesses or organizations that foster a culture of sustainable transportation within the City:
  • Organization of the Year
  • Advocate of the Year
  • School of the Year
  • Smart Commute Employer of the Year
Deadline is Wednesday March 1st, 2023
REMINDER nominations are open for Community in Motion Awards!

We want to recognize individuals, businesses and organizations that foster a culture of sustainable transportation initiatives in #HamOnt. Nominate yourself, or someone you know in one of this year’s 4 award categories:

•    Organization of the Year
•    Advocate of the Year
•    School of the Year
•    Smart Commute Employer of the Year

Deadline is Wednesday March 1st, 2023
Community In Motion Awards
The Hamilton Cycling Committee (HCC) is looking for new members to join.  This committee advises City Council on:

a. all matters related to cycling and micro-mobility
b. monitors the implementation of the Hamilton Cycling Master Plan
c. encourages and participates in planning for bicycling and micro-mobility facilities
d. encourages citizens to cycle instead of drive
e. educates the public about the benefits and necessities of cycling
f. integrates the work of area municipal bicycle and active transportation committees

For more information:
Evan Nopper, Active Transportation Technologist
(905) 546-2424 ext. 7535
For more information on the Cycling Committee
Why sign up for the Smart Commute Tool?
Looking for a carpool buddy, walking partner or a cycling pal?  The FREE Smart Commute tool can help with the matching!  
Click here to find out more about Smart Commute
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