How Better Design Could Save Pedestrians’ Lives New York City police are stepping up efforts to rein in jaywalkers after cars struck and killed several pedestrians earlier this year. But enforcement alone won’t make streets safer. In the wake of public outcry over a spate of pedestrian deaths earlie Read More: How Better Design Could [...]
Cycling in cities: the search for the world’s most bike-friendly metropolis Is urban cycling worth the risk? Only one way to find out: saddle up and plant two wheels in seven cities around the worldCycling paths in your city: share your pictures It was just another morning commute. That is, until a Read More: Cycling [...]
Win a Giant Via bike from Giant Toronto when you join Cycle Toronto or renew you… via Cycle Toronto’s Facebook Wall Read More: Cycle Toronto – Win a Giant Via bike from Giant Toronto… | Facebook This is an aggregator post. It’s content from another site BikingToronto readers may be interested in.
Original photo – by phraction on Flickr. via Flickr. See this and 7,000+ other amazing bike photos in the Biking Toronto Flickr Group.
Original photo – by grecomic on Flickr. via Flickr. See this and 7,000+ other amazing bike photos in the Biking Toronto Flickr Group.
I’ve been a member of Cycle Toronto for a few years, but have never been to an AGM due to either forgetting or scheduling conflicts. Maybe this year is the year I pop my AGM cherry? The list of board candidates for their upcoming AGM on March 26 at Round has been released (PDF). Check it [...]
The other day Cycle Toronto shared the above photo of over 40 people that came out to discuss strategies for creating bike friendly schools. Great work Cycle Toronto. It’s criminal that the simple pleasure of riding a bike to school every day is one that so many kids miss out on. via: Cycle Toronto’s Facebook [...]
Last year at the Danforth East Arts Fair, I ran into Henry Vanderspek of Culture Snap Photography. He had lots of wonderful photographs up in his booth, and a fair bit of them were of bicycles, so I got to talking with him. He has a show of bicycle photos going on in March at [...]
Attend a public meeting to support contraflow bike lanes on Argyle-Florence! This proposed bikeway will connect Brock St to Shaw St and help create a better bike network in the west end.The meeting will take place Thurs Feb 27 from 6-8pm at Alexander Muire/Gladstone Public School, 108 Gladstone Ave. Here’s the City’s posting: http://cycleto.ca/sites/default/files/Argyle-Florence.pdf via EVENT: [...]
via the CycleToronto facebook page Contraflow bike lanes give bikes their own lane to go against the flow of traffic on a one-way street. So on a westbound one-way street, both bikes and cars can go west using the regular lane, but bikes can also go east using the contraflow bike lane. Adding contraflow bike [...]
Dandyhorse has a new “MECHANICS” post up. This one is all about hubs. Check it out. Hubs are arguably the most important component on a bicycle. Every bicycle has them, no matter what size, type or purpose. The hub, together with the spokes and rim, form the complete wheel. Onto the wheel the tire [...]
Well, this is COOL. Want to run Toronto’s bikeshare? Here is your chance: About Toronto Bike Share: Bicycle sharing is a sustainable, healthy, and community-based transportation option that enhances urban livability and mobility. Toronto Bike Share will operate with 1,000 bikes and 100 stations in the City of Toronto. Through contracts with the City of [...]
The idea was first proposed in a staff report to the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee in January, but at the time councillors on the committee rejected it. But when the report came before council late Thursday evening, members reversed the earlier decision, voting 23-17 to approve the report’s original recommendations. Most of council’s right [...]
Attend a public meeting to support contraflow bike lanes on Argyle-Florence! This proposed bikeway will connect Brock St to Shaw St and help create a better bike network in the west end.The meeting will take place Thurs Feb 27 from 6-8pm at Alexander Muire/Gladstone Public School, 108 Gladstone Ave. Here’s the City’s posting: http://cycleto.ca/sites/default/files/Argyle-Florence.pdf Read more: [...]
Saturday Feb 22nd 7-10pm Dufferin Grove Ice Rink After party @ Bike Pirates Read more: Bike Pirates
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