Posted by Editor on 02/14/14
Bruce Timmermans was a long-time cycling educator and advocate , an active member of the Ottawa Bicycle Club and a founding member of Citizens for Safe Cycling. Bruce worked tirelessly to promote cycling and safety for cyclists. His legacy lives on through the awards program created by the City of Ottawa to recognize individuals and organizations committed to cycling in our community.
Bruce Timmermans Cycling Awards
The City of Ottawa presents two annual awards to recognize outstanding contributions in Ottawa's cycling community.
The Bruce Timmermans Cycling Award for an individual honours one exemplary citizen of the City of Ottawa each year who proactively and publicly promotes the benefits and virtues of cycling as a principal mode of transportation. This may include, but is not limited to, leading by example, advocating for cycling and supportive facilities, teaching cycling skills, and encouraging others to start cycling.
The Bruce Timmermans Cycling Award for an organization honours the exemplary contributions or investments of one business, organization, government or other entity each year that promotes the benefits and virtues of cycling as a principal mode of transportation. This may include, but is not limited to leading by example, advocating for or providing cycling and supportive facilities, and encouraging employees or clients to start cycling.
Submit your nominations
Anyone can submit a nomination, and all submissions will be treated as confidential. All nominations for the annual awards (individual and organization) must be received by end of day February 28, 2014.
A selection committee reviews all nominations, but reserves the right not to issue an annual award if a suitable candidate cannot be found.
Online Form for individual award
Printable Form for individual award
Online Form for organizational award
Printable Form for organizational award.
Paper forms available at any City of Ottawa Client Service Centre or printed, may be submitted to the following address:
City of Ottawa
Bruce Timmermans Awards
c/o Transportation Demand Management
110 Laurier Avenue West, 4th floor, mc -01-14
Ottawa ON K1P 1J1
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