Bicycle Friendly Business Awards deadline approaches|
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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 http://www.toronto.ca/cycling/bfba/index.htm.
Cycling and Transit Project Organizer