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NEWS: Some politicians want to scale back the Bike Plan

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In today's news - base the idea of a network of bikelanes that actually goes the city on a *2 km pilot* on Bloor Street.  If the pilot goes badly, then we'll hear "see? bikelanes aren't worth it!", … [Read more...]

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FACEPALM: Toronto welcomes Bike Month with bike lane parking blitz… that lasts a week.

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If you're a driver, you may only have to worry about actually getting a ticket for parking in a bikelane this week.  The other 51 weeks of the year you can keep on keeping on. Starting … [Read more...]

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INFRASTRUCTURE: Cycling Network Plan: What’s in store for Scarborough?

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Other than the implication that pushing a study of the Danforth back for two full years isn't a big deal, this is a good synopsis of what the new bike plan means for Scarborough (mostly southwest … [Read more...]

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LET’S GO PARKING! How Toronto Can Expand Bike Parking

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In Toronto, the City’s Transportation Services Division is responsible for sidewalk bike parking as well as other short- and long-term bike parking facilities. Although Toronto is not yet home to … [Read more...]

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MAPS!  The City of Toronto is shipping out new cycling maps!

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Who else gets unreasonably excited about new cycling maps? Via the Toronto Cycling twitter account. 2016 Toronto Cycling Map is printed & on its way to folding - just in time for … [Read more...]

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MAKE BELIEVE: Three Myths Used to Argue Against Toronto Bike Lanes 

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Excellent piece in Torontoist about the misguided views that suburban councillors (or suburbia in general) have about bike lanes: In light of upcoming cycling matters—namely, a 10-year plan aimed at … [Read more...]

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LESSON FOR TORONTO: Vancouver, BC is Totally Killing It With the Whole Biking Thing

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In Toronto, *days* of City Council are spent discussing a 2 km *pilot* of a bike lane.  The (ultimately successful) *pilot* that had the support of 6 (!) residents associations,  the majority of … [Read more...]

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FACEPALM:  GO Transit apologizes for mentioning bikes and wineries together

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Today, the double standard is in full effect. Go Transit was criticized online (surprise!) for suggesting that people can take their bikes to Niagara on the train, and then enjoy visiting … [Read more...]

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OH YEAH!  On College Street, bikes account for 46% of all rush hour traffic!

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Anyone who has biked College St at rush hour knows it's packed with bikes... but last fall Cycle Toronto went out and counted bikes AND cars, and found that bikes make up 46% of westbound vehicle … [Read more...]

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OH YEAH! West Toronto Railpath Extension Moves to Design and Implementation Phase!

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The West Toronto Railpath Extension is moving forward.  To summarize the stuff below - the public had 30 days to request an Environmental Assessment (which takes fooorrreverrrr) for the project.  The … [Read more...]