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Open Streets Hamilton!

  • Date: Sunday, September 23, 2012
  • Time: 10am-5pm
  • Location: James Street North, McMaster University and Westdale Village
  • Contact: Kathryn
  • Email: kathryn@openstreetshamilton.ca
  • Phone: 905-481-0809

Open Streets Hamilton would like to invite you to join us at our next event, celebrating TWO fantastic Open Streets locations on Sunday, September 23rd, 2012!

James Street North, 10am – 5pm AND McMaster University campus & Sterling Street (Forsyth to Dalewood), 11am – 4pm Join the Open Streets Hamilton McMaster Edition facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/310391759058467/

Shuttle buses will be available between James Street North and McMaster University!

Get involved! 1) Join us on the street 2) Run an activity or become an exhibitor 3) Volunteer with us

Visit www.openstreetshamilton.ca for more information!

Sponsored by Smart Commute Hamilton, City of Hamilton, Ontario Trillium Foundation, Jamesville Community Hub, and the Hamilton Cycling Committee

Thanks to our in-kind sponsors: Copy Dog, The Button Pushers, THAAT Delivery, Homegrown Hamilton, Pitt Studios, Supercrawl, Club Absinthe, Weenies, and Urbanicity

Our great Partners: Smart Commute Hamilton, Hamilton Public Health, Hamilton Cycling Committee, Ward 2 office, Green Venture, Downtown Hamilton BIA, Environment Hamilton, Mohawk College, Sky Dragon Community Development Centre, North End Neighbours, Strathcona Community Council, Beasley Neighbourhood Association, Kirkendall Neighbourhood Association, McMaster University, Westdale Village BIA, YWCA Hamilton

Open Streets Hamilton is a community-based partnership dedicated to promoting active, healthy, and inclusive lifestyles by temporarily transforming streets into a shared space for everyone to experience. Make the Streets your Playground!

Fb event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/437250386313342/

http://www.openstreetshamilton.ca

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By Sigma Cub (anonymous) | Posted September 23, 2012 at 10:42:14

Glad that they've expanded the scope of this, but there's much more they could do with their resources. If I'm not mistaken, this is now the sixth "Open James North". Focusing so intently on a single neighbourhood creates the impression that there is limited potential elsewhere in the city, and no other neighbourhoods (that perhaps are even more auto-centric) to be illuminated by being car-free.

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By highwater (registered) | Posted September 25, 2012 at 16:14:21 in reply to Comment 81177

I'm sure they would love to expand it, but the cost of closing streets is astronomical. Would be nice to see more BIA's get involved.

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