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Cycle advocates take MP Peggy Nash on a bike tour of Parkdale-High Park

Great stuff. We need more politicians taking bike tours of the areas they reprsent - hopefully municipal, provincial and federal politicians all at once! With the caveat that local cycling issues are … [Read more...]

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Truck side guards should be mandatory: Olivia Chow

The NDP transportation critic has renewed her calls for the federal government to implement a private members bill she introduced in the House of Commons to make side guards mandatory on heavy trucks … [Read more...]

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#CycleON: Is Ontario’s cycling strategy all talk?

It's a good vision... but without money and commitment, it's only a vision.  Let's make it a reality, please? It would be easy to dismiss Ontario’s new cycling strategy with a cynical, “So, what?” … [Read more...]

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Toronto’s 5 fittest city councillors do it by bike

Great article from the Star about Toronto's 5 fittest councillors. The best part, unsurprisingly, is that 4 of them stay fit by making cycling a regular part of their lives. I've excepted parts … [Read more...]

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Bixi Toronto to be saved by public toilet money?

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Interesting financial goings-on down at City Hall: The chair of Toronto council’s public works committee has come up with a way to prevent the Bixi bike-sharing company from swirling down the drain: … [Read more...]

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Making Toronto World Class: Purchase & Expand BIXI

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While Toronto City Hall has dithered over the future of BIXI Toronto, something amazing has happened south of the border: New York City has launched CitiBike with 6,000 bikes and 400 stations. In its … [Read more...]

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Karen Stintz ticketed for running stop sign on bike

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Go Karen Stintz!  I love that the Chair of the TTC chooses to bike to work!  As a long-time Leafs fan, I also have newfound respect for  former Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment chief executive … [Read more...]

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Cyclist petitions Rob Ford to bike for a day

Cyclist petitions Rob Ford to bike for a day

One Toronto cyclist is trying to get Rob Ford to bike a mile in her shoes. “Mayor Rob Ford has lots of opinions about cycling in Toronto but has he ever ridden our streets?” asks Candice … [Read more...]

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Jarvis bike lane latest in City Hall’s symbolic struggles

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Down at City Hall, they chase gravy trains and fight a war on (or for) the car—and show respect for certain areas of the city by promising their residents underground transit. At some point, it seems … [Read more...]

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Pharmacy Bikelane being Erased

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BlogTO has a post today about the removal of the Pharmacy Ave. bikelane.  The Birchmount bikelane is also due to be removed thanks to the backwards-looking decision of Rob Ford's regime at City … [Read more...]