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Photo Opportunity: Ride the Mississauga Transitway on Two Wheels at Tour de Mississauga

Sep 16, 2015

This year’s 8th annual Tour de Mississauga will be a photo you don’t want to miss. Each of the five routes will travel on the Mississauga Transitway – the City’s new dedicated bus corridor.

More than 3,500 riders in brightly coloured Tour de Mississauga T-shirts and cycling jerseys will leave Mississauga Celebration Square this Sunday morning to hit the pavement of the Mississauga Transitway. On this one day only, bicycles will be able to ride on the transitway without any bus traffic.

The Mississauga Cycling Advisory Committee promises a range of ages from young children in trailers to older adults, enjoying our city on two wheels.

Photo Opportunity

What: Tour de Mississauga - Beginning and ending at Mississauga Celebration Square. The event has five different routes and all will travel on the Mississauga Transitway.

Who: Mayor Bonnie Crombie
Ward 3 Councillor Chris Fonseca, City Council representative on the Mississauga Cycling Advisory Committee (MCAC)
Members of MCAC
Participants on their bikes

When: Sunday, September 20, 2015
7 a.m.          120 km City Classic Ride departs
7:45 a.m.     Opening Remarks/Photo opportunity with Mayor Bonnie Crombie
8 a.m.          100 km Challenge Road Ride departs
8:30 a.m.     60 km Signature Sixty departs
9:30 a.m.     30 km Leisure Ride departs
10:30 a.m.   15 km Family Ride departs

When: Sunday, September 20, 2015 

Where: Mississauga Celebration Square
300 City Centre Dr. (Duke of York Blvd. and Burnhamthorpe Rd. W.)

For more information, visit mississaugacycling.ca/tour.


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Media Contact:
Kimberly Hicks
Communications Advisor, Transportation & Works
Phone: 905-615-3200 x5232
TTY:    905-896-5151
Email:   kimberly.hicks@mississauga.ca


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