Walk ON! Thunder Bay!
Share your ideas and speak up for walkable neighbourhoods.
A FREE interactive event!
Walk ON! Forum
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Thunder Bay Metis Community Centre
226 May St. South (Arthur & May)
Free event! Includes a light supper and door prizes.
World-renowned speaker Michael Haynes will:
· inspire us with successes from other cities
· help us move ideas into action.
Click here to register or call 624-2141.
Download the poster here.
Brought to you by Thunder Bay’s Walkability Committee.Funded by the Province of Ontario.
Thunder Bay Transit directions: Take bus #1, #2, #3, #3N, #3A, #8 or #12 to City Hall Terminal. Walk half a block south on May Street South. The venue is on the left.
Walk ON! Forum Details
Michael Haynes is a world-renowned speaker who has helped communities like Thunder Bay become more walkable. He will present the following topics and include lots of small group work. It will be very exciting!
· Why is walkability important?
· What makes a community walkable?
· How walkable is Thunder Bay?
· What needs to be done to make Thunder Bay more walkable and how do we make that happen?
Michael Haynes is the Director of TransActive Solutions, a company dedicated to assisting Canadian communities become more walkable, bikeable, and friendly to human-powered modes of travel. He is the former National Active Transportation Coordinator for Go for Green and Executive Director of the Nova Scotia Trails Federation. He came to Thunder Bay in 2007 to help us envision our Active Transportation Master Plan.
Michael is also an enthusiastic outdoor-person, the author of Hiking Trails of Nova Scotia, Hiking Trails of Cape Breton, and a regular contributor to CBC Ottawa’s In Town and Out radio program.