Date: November 22, 2017

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Sarnia Volunteers Required for Bicycle Counts

This page was reviewed or revised on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 1:14 PM

Sarnia, ON - Lambton Public Health is looking for volunteers to conduct cyclist counts in Sarnia over the next two weeks as part of the Ontario Municipal Commuter Cycling (OMCC) grant program.

The OMCC Program is a commuter cycling infrastructure grant program designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through increasing commuter cycling to school, shopping and workplace destinations. Lambton County is an ideal place to cycle given its' flat terrain and numerous destinations (e.g. school, work, shopping) within a 20 minute bike ride.

Commuter cycling can help children and adults add physical activity to their day, which not only helps improve physical and mental health, but can also reduce transportation costs and greenhouse gas emissions. The OMCC program can assist Lambton municipalities in creating safer cycling infrastructure and ultimately increase the number of commuter cyclists.

If you are interested in volunteering to do bicycle counts for one hour or more on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday between 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. or a Saturday between 12:00 noon and 2:00 p.m., please call Kelley Elliott at 519-344-2062 ext. 2346 or email kelley.elliott@county-lambton.on.ca. For more information visit the OMCC website.

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Please contact:

Kelley Elliott
Health Promoter
County of Lambton
519-344-2062 ext. 2346
kelley.elliott@county-lambton.on.ca