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In anticipation of spring (it's coming!), we're writing with an invitation to celebrate, as well as some exciting news that CfSC is hiring... Stay tuned for our next full newsletter for more updates as we enter our busiest season. You can also help us spread the word and amplify our voice on key cycling issues in Ottawa: Join us as a member and pass this newsletter on to fellow Ottawa cyclists.  
Join us for Spring.Bike.Ottawa 2017: Time Machine!
Looking Back, Looking Forward at 150 | Symposium & Social
Saturday, March 25th | 1pm-4pm | McNabb Community Centre (180 Percy Street)
Register here!

Please join us for our annual spring bike symposium and social: Tapping into Canada's 150th celebrations, we'll be treating this year's event as an opportunity look back at Ottawa's cycling past and forward to the opportunities we have to keep moving our capital towards a bike-friendlier future.

As always, we'll make sure there's plenty of time during the afternoon to mix and mingle with other #ottbike-ers, check out some vintage bikes and photos, and enjoy snacks and beverages. We also look forward to introducing our 2017 Annual Report on Bicycling in Ottawa at the event.

Speakers throughout the afternoon will include Councillor Catherine McKenney with a mid-term update on the Ottawa Cycling Plan, remarks from MPP Yasir Naqvi, a presentation on cycling and signals in Ottawa by city staff, a fitting look at bike tourism in the capital in 2017, and much more.

Read the details and register on Eventbrite: admission is free but space is limited! 

We're hiring!
Seeking a part-time BikeOttawa Information Officer

CfSC is growing to keep up with a new era of investment in sustainable transportation: We're seeking an individual who will help us organize and expand our reach, so that we can continue to actively advocate for making Ottawa a great cycling city. If you’re passionate about cycling as transportation and have a flexible schedule, this position may be a great fit for you... Learn more about the position on our website

One more event to keep you busy this month...
Healthy Transportation Coalition and partners present:
Road user fees, key to sustainable urban transportation

Tuesday, March 28th | 6:30pm-9pm | Marion Hall - Auditorium, University of Ottawa

This event will feature a number of interesting speakers addressing increasing interest in applying user-fees to city and provincial roads, both as a means of funding improved public transit options and at the same time covering road maintenance costs. Read the details and register online if you plan to attend. 

Join us, and help spread the word!
Not a member yet? Join us for as little as $10 per year and help amplify our voice promoting cycling as a safe, fun, and environmentally friendly form of transportation.

Please share this newsletter with your friends and encourage them to do the same!

Citizens for Safe Cycling
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Photo credits (from top to bottom): Hans Moor, Heather Shearer.
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