Happy Friday to you. Here’s all the news stuff from the last week that you can peruse while you are:
- a) sipping cocoa under blankets
- b) biking happily through the snow
- c) doing both at the same time.
(I wonder if those beer helmet things where the beer cans sit on your head and you drink through a long straw would work with cocoa?)
New on the Main Blog:
Are you a politician who wants to be an effective municipal and environmental leader? Here are six things that you should pay attention to… and yeah, bikes are a huge part!
Evergreen is re-developing the Don Valley Greenworks into a showcase for environmental technologies and practices… and they are rightly focusing on the wonders of bikes for part of the transportation part of things. If you know bikes, like people, and have experience providing education programming… this may be right for you!
Tomorrow Night (Saturday the 13th) at 7pm, the annual Ice Bike Races (or “Icycle”) take place at Dufferin Grove Park. They go for a couple hours and are very entertaining to watch.
For more details and photos of past races, visit the Event Listing.
New on Duncan’s City Ride:
A pile of bikeparts locked up together? Did someone run out of room in their apartment, or is it a Bicycle Transformer? Cycletron Prime!
Toronto’s very own Bike Sharing system is coming this year (currently scheduled for July). What colour should the bikes be?
One Bikelane, One Day, One Google Streetview Camera… and countless cars parked in the Bikelane
New on the Photo of the Day:
- Lovely in Red
- Come Ride With Me?
- Olympic Team Huddle
- King & Church
- Bovine Sex Club
- Wet Ride, Shiny Streets
- Night Bike Bokeh
New in the Forums:
Leslie Street is being reconstructed between Queen & Lakeshore. Now is the time to help make the new street safer.
NYC closed down half of Times Square to traffic. Merchants, tourists and office workers love it. LOVE IT.
Going to the Races? Meet some people who love bikes too!
Keep your hands a little warmer.
Bixi is expanding… all over the world!
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Recent NEWS Posts:
- INFRASTRUCTURE: Richmond and Adelaide being prepped for new bikelanes
- NEWS: Canada Post “apologizes” after telling cyclist to “go f-k yourself”, and it’s not nearly enough
- NEWS: Canada Post driver parks in bikelane, tells cyclist recording it to “go f–k yourself!”
- NEWS: Bay Street gets a bikelane! (for one miserable block)
- OH YEAH! Is Bicycling a Form of Preventive Health Care?