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September 7, 2005
Bicycle Friendly Business Awards deadline approaches
The deadline to submit nominations for the 2005 Bicycle Friendly Business
Awards (BFBA) is quickly approaching. Individuals are encouraged to nominate
their own, or any, business/organization for one of this year's BFBAs. The
deadline to submit a nomination is Friday, September 9 at 5 p.m. A special
ceremony to present the awards will take place on Thursday, October 6 in the
Rotunda of City Hall at 6 p.m.

The following seven awards will be presented at the ceremony:
  • Best Bike Parking
  • Bicycle-Friendliest Suburban Business (outside of former Toronto)
  • Bicycle Commute Award
  • Best Small Business (up to 99 employees)
  • Best Large Business (100 employees and over)
  • Best Skills Development
  • Best Overall

Along with the BFBAs, this year the City will launch the Bicycle-Friendly
Recognition Program. Businesses that agree to meet certain criteria for being
bicycle-friendly will be recognized by the City, given a decal to display in
their window and sign a three-year pledge to be bike-friendly.

For more information visit

Media contact:

Pauline Craig
Cycling and Transit Project Organizer
City Planning



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