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ELSEWHERE: America’s 10 best new bike lanes of 2014

Cities to emulate, Toronto. This was the year that saw protected lanes pop up in Tempe, Arizona; in Athens, Georgia; in Pentagon City, Virginia. Last year, half of the new mileage of protected bike … [ Read More ]

INFRASTRUCTURE: Wellesley West gets separated bikelanes

Photoso are surfacing of the new separated lane on Wellesley west.  This photo looks to be looking east on Wellesley from Bay. Look: a bike path that's physically separated from traffic! Now that … [ Read More ]

INTERVIEW: Yvonne Bambrick, Urban Cycling Consultant

Torontoist's latest interview in their "I Want Your Job" series, is Yvonne Bambrick.  Great interview. Yvonne Bambrick wears many hats. She’s a founding member of Pedestrian Sundays, the popular … [ Read More ]

INTERVIEW: Jenna Campbell of dandyhorse magazine

Dandyhorse's latest interview is with their new web editor.  I like these holiday interviews. Jenna Campbell is the managing web editor at dandyhorse magazine. She’s a new cyclist and has written a … [ Read More ]

GET INVOLVED: Toronto wants your feedback on the Richmond, Adelaide & Simcoe Cycle Tracks

The City of Toronto wants your feedback on the Richmond, Adelaide and Simcoe Street separated bikelanes.  These are a pilot project, and the city needs feedback to inform a decision to make them … [ Read More ]

NEWS: Toronto to spend $650,000 to plow snowy bike lanes

Finally.  It's about time the city devoted a bit of money (it works out to less than 1% of the snow-clearing budget) to this. Year-round cyclists in Toronto will have an easier commute next winter, … [ Read More ]

INTERVIEW: Kendra Nicholson of Steam Whistle Brewing

A great interview plus a chance to win prizes! Kendra Nicholson is the community manager of Steam Whistle Brewing. Starting today, you could win 1/6 Steam Whistle gift packs! All you have to do is … [ Read More ]

INTERVIEW: Nathan Kelly of Soulpepper

Another great interview in Dandyhorse: dandyhorse: Where do you work and why do you ride in winter? I create marketing content (photo, video and social media) for our shows (at Soulpepper), among … [ Read More ]

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Covered Share Bikes

Source: Original photo - by nickkernick on Flickr.Toronto, Dec 2014 via Flickr. See this and 7,000+ other amazing bike photos in the Biking Toronto Flickr Group. … [ Read More ]

OH YEAH: Toronto Sneckdowns show how streets are used (and wasted)

Just found Toronto Sneckdown - a great analysis of how are streets are used, using the gift of a snowstorm to show us what parts of our streets are actually used by cars. The latest post right now … [ Read More ]

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Toronto

Source: Original photo - by Marcanadian on Flickr. via Flickr. See this and 7,000+ other amazing bike photos in the Biking Toronto Flickr Group. … [ Read More ]

INTERVIEW: Kathleen Banville of Urbane Cyclist

The latest in Dandyhorse's sereis of Christmas-themed interviews - today it's Kathleen Banville of Urbane Cyclist. Since opening in 1997 as a bicycle repair shop, Urbane Cyclist Worker Co-op has … [ Read More ]

PHOTO OF THE DAY: King Street. Financial District

Source: Original photo - by sigma. on Flickr.via Tumblr ift.tt/1ujZbhb via Flickr. See this and 7,000+ other amazing bike photos in the Biking Toronto Flickr Group. … [ Read More ]

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Bike Chic. Bay and Bloor

Source: Original photo - by sigma. on Flickr.via Tumblr ift.tt/12IlCGj via Flickr. See this and 7,000+ other amazing bike photos in the Biking Toronto Flickr Group. … [ Read More ]

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Stealth

Source: Original photo - by pauses on Flickr.A bike courier riding down Bay St at Queen St W via Flickr. See this and 7,000+ other amazing bike photos in the Biking Toronto Flickr Group. … [ Read More ]

NEWS: Bike Share Toronto expansion coming in 2015 with TD sponsorship

WOOOOOOOO! The City of Toronto will install 20 additional bike share stations in time for the 2015 Pan Am Games and continue to expand into high-density areas in 2016, according to the president of … [ Read More ]

INFRASTRUCTURE: More bollards being added to Wellesley!

Woohoo!  More flex-bollards are *finally* being added to Wellesley east of Yonge! via: Cycle Toronto - Timeline Photos. … [ Read More ]

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NEWS: John Tory to make Bikeshare announcement

UPDATE! TD is sponsoring Bikeshare Toronto for the next two years, opening up expansion plans. I just saw the "ticker"/news-scroll on CP24 say that John Tory is about to make an announcement … [ Read More ]

ELSEWHERE: Paris announces plans for a car-free city centre

This is what world class cities do.  Are you paying attention Toronto? With Sydney looking to clear pedestrian space for cars, European cities are continuing to move towards more pedestrian-friendly … [ Read More ]

INFRASTRUCTURE: More Bollards go in on Richmond

Bollards are good. I like bollards. Pavement temperatures are too cold for painting - the contractors are now installing bollards as this work can be done in colder/wet temperatures. This pic is from … [ Read More ]

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GET INVOLVED: Take the Sunnyside Bike Park Survey

Take the linked quick survey about Sunnyside Bike Park to help it become/remain a welcoming space for everyone. The survey below is an attempt to gather everyone's input regarding possible uses of … [ Read More ]

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Down For You Is Up

Source: Original photo - by swanksalot on Flickr.Bicycle Repair Man, Toronto via Flickr. See this and 7,000+ other amazing bike photos in the Biking Toronto Flickr Group. … [ Read More ]

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Oxley Street

Source: Original photo - by Lori Whelan on Flickr.Bicycle reflections on Glas Condos located at 25 Oxley St., near Spadina Avenue and King Street West. Designed by Peter Clewes of architectsAlliance … [ Read More ]

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Siamese Connection

Source: Original photo - by David L. Photos on Flickr.Could it be a coincidence that they are in front of a sign that reads "Siamese connection"? via Flickr. See this and 7,000+ other … [ Read More ]

NEWS: Toronto to narrow traffic lanes in hopes of increasing safety

Wonderful news.  Even without adding bikelanes, narrowing car lanes is a great way to get some drivers to slow down, psychologically. Toronto will narrow many of the city’s traffic lanes in a bid to … [ Read More ]

PHOTO OF THE DAY: The Snowy Commute Home

Source: Original photo - by nickkernick on Flickr.Toronto, Nov 2014 via Flickr. See this and 7,000+ other amazing bike photos in the Biking Toronto Flickr Group. … [ Read More ]

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Cyclist on College

Source: Original photo - by jer1961 on Flickr.Cyclist on College Street, Toronto via Flickr. See this and 7,000+ other amazing bike photos in the Biking Toronto Flickr Group. … [ Read More ]

OH YEAH! Toronto might get a glow in the dark bike path

The amount of excitement I have about this is almost dirty.  Ha! A glow in the dark bike path might soon become a reality in Toronto. A similar path, installed in Amsterdam earlier this year, was a … [ Read More ]

OH YEAH: Empowering Young People Through Bikes

Today, the average Toronto cyclist is a 35-year-old male who lives in the old City of Toronto and cycles in the West End along established bike lanes. But a non-profit organization is working to … [ Read More ]

PHOTO OF THE DAY: harbord st

Source: Original photo - by born ghost on Flickr.toronto, ontario via Flickr. See this and 7,000+ other amazing bike photos in the Biking Toronto Flickr Group. … [ Read More ]

What Happened at the 2014 Toronto Bike Awards?

Dandyhorse Magazine has a good write-up of Thursday evening.  Check out the videos. The City and Cycle Toronto presented five Toronto Bicycle Friendly Business awards last night at the 13th annual … [ Read More ]

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EVENT: Mon, Nov. 24 – Humber Bay Shores Park Trail Improvements

Date: Monday, November 24, 2014 - 18:00 - 20:30 Humber Bay Shores Park Trail Improvements The City of Toronto invites you to learn more and give your input on proposed trail improvements … [ Read More ]

OH YEAH: Help raise $20,000 for Street Smarts and get a charitable tax receipt!

Via CycleToronto: Help us raise $20,000 to directly fund our Street Smarts educational outreach program, and you'll receive a charitable tax receipt! read more (BikingToronto has … [ Read More ]

INFRASTRUCTURE: Introducing the King High Line

Very awesome proposal. The King High Line is a prospective linear park project on the southwest edge of downtown Toronto, initiated by Urbancorp developers and First Capital Realty. It aims to … [ Read More ]

PHOTO OF THE DAY: 20140812_Nikon-0053

Source: Original photo - by Bruce McPherson on Flickr.My last wander in the Toronto-Mississauga area was around Port Credit and the beautiful J.C. Saddington Park. The Lakeshore is covered with … [ Read More ]

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Green Bike

Source: Original photo - by PureWest on Flickr.» The 100 Bicycles project: 100 different bicycles photographed in detail. To learn more about this project see the 100bicycles group. via Flickr. See … [ Read More ]

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Finch corridor cyclists

Source: Original photo - by jer1961 on Flickr.Cyclists on Finch Hydro Corridor bike path, Toronto via Flickr. See this and 7,000+ other amazing bike photos in the Biking Toronto Flickr Group. … [ Read More ]

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REMEMBRANCE DAY: WWI Canadian Corps Cyclist Battalion

During the First World War, which started 100 years ago this year, the advantage of a bicycle-mounted army battalion over a horse-mounted one became obvious. Quiet and stealthy, the bicycle covered as … [ Read More ]

ELSEWHERE: Amsterdam installs solar panels on cycle paths

KROMMENIE, Netherlands – A project dubbed “SolaRoad” gets underway in the Netherlands this week, testing roadways as a potential canvas to collect solar energy. Fittingly for the cycle-crazy Dutch, … [ Read More ]

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Kensington Market, Toronto

Source: Original photo - by iJoxo on Flickr. via Flickr. See this and 7,000+ other amazing bike photos in the Biking Toronto Flickr Group. … [ Read More ]