Media Advisory - Photo/Interview Opportunity - Open Streets TO Kickoff

TORONTO, Aug. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Join event organizers, participants, and community leaders at Toronto's inaugural edition of Open Streets, the city's largest free outdoor recreation event.

Spokespeople will be available for interviews.

When:


Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. EST




Where:


The corner of Yonge and Bloor




Who:


Kristyn Wong-Tam, Toronto City Councillor



Gil Penalosa, Executive Director, 8-80 Cities



Emily Munroe, Co-Chair, Open Streets TO




Yonge and Bloor will be the site of Open Streets TO's "Selfie Station", where participants can snap a self-portrait on their city's most iconic streets from a fresh perspective – where car traffic is replaced with people traffic. For those arriving without suitable Open Streets transportation, The Toronto Parking Authority's Bike Share Toronto program will be offering 1,000 free 24-hour passes to its public bikes.

SOURCE Open Streets Toronto

For further information: Media contact: Colin Nekolaichuk, colin@openstreetsto.org, 416-427-9111