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Justin Jones is the Manager, Bicycle Friendly Ontario at the Share the Road Cycling Coalition. Justin is a project manager, sustainability professional and rabble rouser with nearly a decade of experience in the sustainability field. His work with student groups, municipal governments and NGOs has taken him all over the country. He is passionate about civic engagement, with a special focus on active transportation issues and the creation of liveable cities through better infrastructure and education.
Greg's Ride is Coming to Hamilton: Why It Matters, and Why You Should Go - We've moved it to Hamilton to celebrate the City's growing cycling culture and because it's a place where staff and Board members have strong connections. Published September 14, 2017 in Special Report: Cycling
Getting to Real Pedestrian Safety - 'Shared responsibility' messaging ignores our basic human responsibilities - to look out for the more vulnerable among us. Published May 02, 2016 in Special Report: Walkable Streets
My Story, My Choices, and the Freedom of Others - Providing safe infrastructure for cycling gives people the freedom to choose how they get around, whereas maintaining road space solely for the use of cars traps people into one mode of transportation. Published February 24, 2016 in Special Report: Cycling
Apply for the Bicycle Friendly Business Program - The BFB program is not just for businesses - any organization with employees can apply. Published September 11, 2015 in Special Report: Cycling
Helping Councillor Conley Understand Why Council Unanimously Approved Cannon Cycle Track - The Cannon Street Bike Lanes have contributed significantly to the livability and safety along the Cannon corridor. I hope that all Councillors recognize the incredible value that this small expenditure will bring to this City, now and into the future. Published December 11, 2014 in Special Report: Cycling
Cannon Street Cycle Track Official Opening Today - Today, Friday, September 12, at noon, the Cannon Street Protected Bike Lanes will be officially opened, just in time for Supercrawl. Published September 12, 2014 in Special Report: Cycling
A Challenge to Fiscal Conservatives - I'm laying down the gauntlet to all the fiscal conservatives out there. I'm going to clear a couple of things up right here, right now, and I will issue you a very simple challenge. Published March 27, 2014 in Special Report: Cycling
Broad, Extensive Public Engagement for Cannon Street Cycle Track - Residents in Wards 2 and 3 are tired of consultations that go nowhere - they've spoken loud and clear on numerous occasions already. Now is the time for action. Published March 21, 2014 in Special Report: Cycling
Hamilton Bike Share is No Bixi - Hamilton's new bike share program has no connection to Bixi. It is technologically more advanced and financially more sound than the Bixi model. Published February 20, 2014 in Special Report: Cycling
Alberta Oil Sands: Seeing is Disbelieving - If we forced oil sands companies to pay the real costs of their activities instead of externalizing them to future generations, the oil sands would very quickly lose their economic appeal. Published January 23, 2014 in Special Report: Climate Change
Thank You For Making 2013 an Amazing Year - This year, Council endorsed several important programs that support livability. Please take a few minutes to thank them. Published December 23, 2013 in Special Report: Cycling
An Open Letter to Councillor Lloyd Ferguson - Downtown does belong to everyone, and our one-way, high-speed thoroughfares are holding it back from realizing its potential. Published December 03, 2013 in Special Report: Walkable Streets
Visioning Images of Cannon Street with Protected Bike Lanes - See Cannon Street as it could be - a place the community can be proud of. Published September 05, 2013 in Special Report: Cycling
Complete Streets: Burden of Proof on Opponents - We need to challenge opponents to produce evidence that supports their speculative claims against making our streets safer and more accessible to everyone. Published June 27, 2013 in Special Report: Walkable Streets
Lessons From Ottawa for a More Bikeable Hamilton - Following Ottawa's lead, we can take five simple steps that will make Hamilton a more bikeable and liveable city. Published May 24, 2013 in Special Report: Cycling
Yes We Cannon - Bike Lanes 2015 - We can connect our neighbourhoods, our shopping destinations and our transit hubs. Most importantly, we can leave a legacy of health, safety and community vibrancy for decades to come. The time is now! Published May 10, 2013 in Special Report: Cycling
Hamilton Sustainability Professionals Network Launch Event, Published May 09, 2013 in Sustainability
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