$200 million over 4 years: Cycling advocates call on Province to scale up investment in cycling infrastructure from cap and trade revenue
Update, May 16. 2016: Ontario to spend $7-billion on sweeping climate change plan, including $200 million on cycling over 4 years (Globe & Mail)
Update, May 10, 2016: Premier Wynne's cabinet debating Climate Change Action Plan which includes "$200-million over four years for new cycling infrastructure, such as bike lanes and paths" (Globe & Mail)
April 20, 2016: Earlier this week, in partnership with Share the Road Cycling Coalition, we wrote the Honourable Glen Murray, Minister of Environment & Climate Change and the Honourable Steven Del Duca, Minister of Transportation to recommend that the provincial cap and trade program be leveraged to ensure that $50 million per year for the next 4 years be used to fund cycling infrastructure in urban areas across Ontario. Read our full letter here.
Support our call for action by writing a letter of your own to Minister Murray, Minister Del Duca and the Provincial All Party Cycling Caucus now:
To: "Honourable Glen Murray, Minister of Environment & Climate Change" <email@example.com>, "Honourable Steven Del Duca, Minister of Transportation" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, "Eleanor McMahon, MPP" <email@example.com>, "Norm Miller, MPP" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, "Michael Mantha, MPP" <email@example.com>
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