Last May, city council passed the Comprehensive Cycle Strategy and in November they funded it as well. Bicycle advocates in the city have viewed these developments as huge victories for a more bike-friendly Calgary and those of us involved in advocacy are full of hope that maybe we'll finally see more bicycle infrastructure installed throughout the city.
Have you read the cycle strategy? If not, here it is, in all of its 82-page glory - Calgary's Cycle Strategy.
One of the most important action items in the strategy was to create the position of Cycling Coordinator and to find a qualified person to fill it. Enter Tom Thivener - our new city cycling guru!