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Most Popular Posts – October 2010

Determined purely by page views, we give you the Top 25 Most Popular pages from Octember 2010.

  1. Rob Ford releases “Transportation Plan”
  2. How Bike-Friendly is your City Councillor?
  3. Toronto Wards
  4. 10 Secrets to Cycling with Traffic: Part 1 of 10
  5. How To Deal with an Anti-Cycling Mayor?
  6. Bikelane Map
  7. George Smitherman Releases His Transportation Plan
  8. 10 Secrets to Cycling with Traffic: Part 4 of 10
  9. 10 Secrets to Cycling with Traffic: Part 9 of 10
  10. Where Candidates Stand On Cycling Issues
  11. 10 Secrets to Cycling with Traffic: Part 7 of 10
  12. 2010 Toronto Cycling Map adds Bike Boxes
  13. 10 Secrets to Cycling with Traffic: Part 6 of 10
  14. Bixi Toronto
  15. Weekly Wrap-Up: How Bike-Friendly is your Toronto City Councillor?
  16. 10 Secrets to Cycling with Traffic: Part 2 of 10
  17. 10 Secrets to Cycling with Traffic: Part 3 of 10
  18. Your Guide to Voting in Toronto Today
  19. 10 Secrets to Cycling with Traffic: Part 5 of 10
  20. Yvonne Bambrick steps down from Bike Union
  21. Does TTC Environmental Assessment for Lakeshore Facility ignore Cyclists?
  22. Weekly Wrap-Up: Dealing with Mayor Rob Ford
  23. Dead Cyclists Always At Fault, Says Councillor Rob Ford
  24. City of Toronto starts advertising Sharrows
  25. On The Blogs: Bike Commuter Backpacks



GET INVOLVED: Help Plan Toronto’s Bike Network

The City of Toronto has launched the next phase a new bike plan process: fill out their second survey now! Later this year, City staff will bring a new 10-year cycling network plan forward to City Council. Our goal is to ensure that our core ask of building a city-wide Minimum Grid of 100 km of […]


VISION ZERO: A Road Safety Plan for Toronto

Go read this right now at Dandyhorse.  Any politician who votes against Vision Zero is effectively voting FOR people dying on the streets.  Your kids, your friends, and you. Is Vision Zero, the Swedish initiative to eliminate road deaths, coming to Toronto? A Swedish video on the issue lays the premise of the movement: “For […]


PHOTO OF THE DAY: Bike Chic. Queen and Spadina

Source: Original photo – by sigma. on Flickr. via Tumblr ift.tt/1JeuzYF via Flickr. See this and 7,000+ other amazing bike photos in the Biking Toronto Flickr Group. Also check out the thousands of amazing photos that have been shared on instagram with the #biketo hashtag!


INFRASTRUCTURE: Toronto wants you to plan the future of cycling

Want a bikelane somewhere?  Let the city know, officially: Via an online survey, people are being invited to identify up to 20 streets – 10 downtown and 10 others anywhere in the city — as cycling priorities from a list of suggestions. The suggestions were based on earlier survey data and the city’s smartphone app […]


EVENT: Sat, July 4 – Bike Pirates celebrates their 9th Birthday

Please join us this Saturday, JULY 4TH, for some fun, food, and high fives. We couldn’t have made it to 9 years without the support of this community!We will be outside the shop for part of the afternoon saying hello to our new Parkdale neighbours, so come by to see the shop in action, have […]


INSTAGRAM: More Bells on Danforth

Bells on #Danforth! Looking east from Pape. #Danforthlovesbikes Danforth Loves Bikes! Follow BikingToronto on instagram! @bikingtoronto


NEWS: Nearby bikeshare station may raise your home’s value

Having a bike share station outside your front door might do more than give you a convenient way to ride to work — it might also boost the value of your home. According to a new study from McGill University, residential units in Montreal are worth more if they’re close to a Bixi station, Montreal’s […]


NEWS: Cyclist dead following 2-vehicle collision on Dufferin St.

The cyclist wasn’t on the road (standing on sidewalk), but car struck a hydro pole, which then killed them. Awful. A cyclist has been confirmed dead by York Regional Police following a vehicle collision on Dufferin St. north of Steeles Ave. on Monday evening. Two cyclists were on the sidewalk corner of Dufferin St. and […]


OH YEAH! The Viaduct bikelanes get MORE green paint!

Well, I don’t know what’s going on.  This is a level of paying attention to cycling infrastructure on the Bloor Viaduct that, quite frankly, I thought I’d never see (and it pissed me off, often). But now, after the green paint that was laid down late last week in the bikelane, there is now MORE […]


FACEPALM: City closes Hoskin bikelane for PanAm Games

What’s a great idea?  Closing down one of the busiest bikelanes in the city and not providing a detour that’s safe for cyclists (and pedestrians) because of the “short distance of the inconvenience”. A sign erected on June 25 indicates the closure of the Hoskin bike lane for two months during the Pan Am Games. […]

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