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JUST BIKE IT: 5 places to go for a bike ride near Toronto

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BlogTO runs down long-distance rides ... more a list geared towards "training cyclists" rather than the vast majority of Torontonians who just ride to work, play and shop. Toronto is blessed with … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Toronto’s big battle for its curb space

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  "In a bid to kick congestion to the curb, the city is re-examining the curb itself — looking for ways to do everything from creating more off-street parking to adding well-placed taxi … [Read more...]

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OH YEAH! 77 per cent of Parkdale shoppers get around by active transportation

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Yet more data about how active transportation is responsible for most business, and business owners don't even know it. “They (businesses) tend to consistently over estimate how many customers … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Bikeshare Toronto is doubling in size!

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Bikeshare Toronto is getting new stations and new bikes, doubling the number of each! Following an extensive tender process the TPA has chosen PBSC Urban Solutions, a world leader in public … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Another abandoned bike blitz on its way for Toronto

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If you lock up your bike for long periods of time, make sure to check it in case it gets "tagged". About a dozen city workers will take to downtown streets in the coming weeks, tagging bicycles that … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Bloor bike lane would mean Toronto is serious about climate change

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Giving people the option to bike to work by making safe and connected bike lanes across the city (in a Minimum Grid) is a practical step towards fighting climate change. Bloor is a necessary step. … [Read more...]

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OH YEAH! Torontoist made Useful Posters for the TTC’s Next Pedestrian Awareness Campaign

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Big props to Torontoist, who took horrible victim-blaming TTC ads and modified them into useful ones that placed responsibility for deaths on our streets where it belongs - with drivers. Best part? … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Fewer Canadian students walking or cycling to school raises concerns

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The study (which no news article links to, of course, because that's so hard to do) also mentions that active kids turn into active adults, and sedentary kids driven everywhere turn into sedentary … [Read more...]

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FACEPALM: Toronto Tells Pedestrians to Fix Their Clothes Instead of Fixing Its Streets

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Great job TTC.  Blame the victims. 64 people died on the streets of Toronto in 2015.  38 of them were pedestrians.  4 of them were cyclists.  Only 20% of pedestrian fatalities (according to a 2012 … [Read more...]

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FOOLS: Three dead in gruesome bike lane pile-up: Ecofascists to blame

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Horrible headline, and photo, but the short article is a brief commentary on an auto-based Toronto. Emergency workers were scraping environmentalists off the pavement Thursday at Yonge and Adelaide … [Read more...]