Toronto, August 8, 2007 - The City of Toronto is looking for volunteers interested in serving on the Toronto Pedestrian Committee (TPC).

The TPC is a special committee of Toronto City Council. Its mandate is to promote improved pedestrian safety, pedestrian access and initiate programs that enhance walking in Toronto.

Citizen members are appointed for a four-year term or until their successors are appointed or City Council terminates an appointment. Membership on the committee is limited to a maximum of two terms. Reappointment to the committee requires a minimum of one year off after two consecutive terms.

Anyone interested in a position on the committee must complete an application form in order to be considered. Forms can be filled out online at http://www.toronto.ca/tpc or picked up from Access Toronto locations at City Hall or the Civic Centres. Forms must be completely filled out and returned by Wednesday, August 22 before 4 p.m. to Natalie Bogues, Transportation Services, City of Toronto, City Hall, 100 Queen St. W., East Tower, 22nd Floor, Toronto, ON, M5H 2N2 or by fax: 416-392-4808.

For more information, call or e-mail Natalie Bogues at 416-392-5341, nbogues@toronto.ca or visit http://www.toronto.ca/tpc.