29 May 2011

Montreal J'♥ - and Ottawa, too

Montreal Head Badge Velo sport
Montreal here I come.

I'll be visiting Montreal this coming week as a guest of Vélo Quebec. First thing on the agenda is my talk at Auditorium de la Grande Bibliothèque on Wednesday, June 1st where I'll present my template for how cities can promote cycling effectively, postively and with concrete results.

Here are the details, also available on Vélo Quebec's website:
Mercredi 1er juin, 10 h 30 — entrée libre
Wednesday, June 1st, 10:30 - free entry
Address: 475, boulevard de Maisonneuve Est

The rest of the week is chock full of Bike Week events, including Cycle Chic events like a photo shoot, a press conference for the launch of Montreal Cycle Chic and participating in the bike rides Le Tour la Nuit and Le Tour de l’île de Montréal.

Although on Friday, June 3rd, I'll be in Ottawa to give my talk. This time the hosts are Cycling Vision in Ottawa and I'm looking forward to it, too.

Here are the details about the Ottawa leg:
Friday, June 3, Noon
Address: Cartier Place Hotel, 180 Cooper St (east of Elgin)

Looking forward to meeting readers of both Cycle Chic and Copenhagenize.com in both cities!


Kiwehtin said...

Welcome to town!

Looking forward to seeing you here!

(But why is my word verification "pootime"?! Who makes these things up anyway?)

Colville-Andersen said...

does that rhyme with poutine? :-)

'Xander Labayen said...

I love Montreal, I was there this month, its a wonderful cycling city that is starting to rub off on Toronto. they have such a good vibe for both cyclists and motorists. the more bikes there are the more livable the city feels.

Pierre-Alexandre said...

Welcome in Town!!

Too bad I can't be at the conference, I'm working.

I should be at Tour de l'île!

Be sure to hit Plateau Mont-Royal and Downtown to see some Cycle Chic action!

Bill E said...

You're going to be in Montreal for the Bike Fest? Fantastic! It is an incredible time. I have only been up for it once, I'm from PA, US, but but I am in love with Montreal, Quebec, and Bike Fest. So sad that I can't make it again this year. =(

lagatta à montréal said...

Don't forget la Petite Italie and Marché Jean-Talon!

I don't much enjoy the Tour de l'île any more - at first, it kept up some of the joyful but revendicatif spirit of La Journée internationale de la bicyclette (which we at le Monde à bicyclette organised). With luck co-founder Robert Silverman (Bicycle Bob) will be on hand along with several other of us oldies but goodies.

But there are several other events, including Copenhagenization and Cyclechicization!