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OH YEAH! Toronto Bike Share system is expanding, with help from a cycling CEO

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Biking Toronto hightlighted this Dandyhorse story last week, but it's good to see TreeHugger picking up on it. Five years ago, when Toronto got its new bike share system, I thought it would be … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Pedestrian punches cyclist in the face for running Queen’s Quay red light

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Okay, the pedestrian needs some anger management courses, but the cyclist should have been more careful.  Red lights mean stop.  Share public space. An angry pedestrian was caught on video … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Why is Hamilton’s bike sharing scheme more popular than Toronto’s?

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Honestly, I think the main factor is that downtown Toronto is walkable AND everywhere downtown is close to the subway.    There are options beside biking.   Aside from a few bus routes through … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Bike theft caught on video (including photo of thief)

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A bike theft on the Railpath was caught on video yesterday.  Photo of the thief is above - full video below. Watch a bike thief in action on the Toronto Railpath at about 12:15pm on July 22, 2015! My … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Cyclist seriously injured after being struck by truck

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A woman suffered serious injuries when she wast struck by a truck while riding her bike at Spadina Ave. and Dupont St. Friday morning. According to police, the woman has sent to a trauma centre with … [Read more...]

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OH YEAH! City Council approves extension of Richmond & Adelaide Cycle Tracks to Parliament

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Awesome!  City Council has just approved the extension of the Richmond and Adelaide Cycle Tracks (also known as physically separate bikelanes) all the way over to Parliament. This makes so much … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Toronto councillor pushes stiffer penalties for hitting, injuring cyclists

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A Toronto city councillor wants the province to get tough with drivers who injure and kill vulnerable road users. Mary-Margaret McMahon, who was hit by a vehicle while cycling in July 2014, has … [Read more...]

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OH YEAH! Bike Share Toronto to double with $4.9 million from Metrolinx 

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Oh yeah!  Big plans for Bikeshare Toronto expansion! Metrolinx is doubling the size of the city’s bike sharing system with $4.9 million aimed primarily at making more bikes available at transit … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Chris Harper, cyclist killed in Milton, focus of crowdfunding campaign

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After a popular teacher and father of five was killed while cycling this weekend, an online campaign has sprung up to help his family. Oakville's Chris Harper, a 50-year-old married father of two … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Too many cyclists being hit by doors

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Doorings are a common occurrence on Toronto’s streets, and the results can be fatal. In 2008, a driver doored a 57-year-old man, throwing the cyclist into oncoming traffic, where he was struck by … [Read more...]