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Brief summary for Bike Calgary membership re 2017 Winter Cycling Congress

This past week in Montréal, Vélo Québec hosted the 5th International Winter Cycling Congress (http://www.wintercycling.org), February 8-10, 2017.

At this international event, you may be interested to know that Calgary was very well represented, both in terms of quality presentations and formal recognition at the Congress.

a.     Foremost, City of Calgary has won the 2017 Winter Cycling Federation Organization Award, based on the development, study and implementation, of Downtown Cycle Track Project. The award was accepted by Kimberly Fischer, Active Transportation Education Planner, on behalf of the City of Calgary. Kudos to City Council and Staff!