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 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, or visit