The Share the Road Cycling Coalition, (SRCC), a non-profit organization awarded Windsor a bronze designation at the Coalition’s 3rd Annual Ontario Bike Summit in Ottawa Monday.
The City of Windsor is one of 4 communities in Canada to receive an inaugural Bicycle Friendly Communities Award.
The Bicycle Friendly Communities (BFC) Program, an initiative of the Washington-based League of American Bicyclists, provides incentives, hands-on assistance, and award recognition for communities that actively support bicycling. The program was launched by the Share the Road Cycling Coalition in Canada in August 2010 at the Association of Municipalities of Ontario annual meeting in partnership with the Washington-based League.
Ottawa, Waterloo and Ajax were also winners.