Here’s a quick rundown of the 9 posts posted on BikingToronto in the last week. Click on through to whatever you find interesting.
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Source: Original photo – by jer1961 on Flickr. Bloor Street bike lane from Shaw, Toronto via Flickr. More Photos: Check out past Photos of the Day! See this and 8,000+ other amazing bike photos in the Biking Toronto Flickr Group. Check out @bikingtoronto on instagram for great photos of biking in Toronto!
Join us for our ninth annual ride — this one to celebrate the installation of the Bloor Street Bike Lanes! We will follow the bike lane pilot along Bloor, then go to Sherbourne, south on Sherbourne, west on Wellesley, north on Jarvis, and back to Christie Pits along Bloor. Fun for the whole family. Free […]
It’s happening again and again in Toronto – residents are asking for safe cycling and walking infrastructure all over the city (even the old suburbs) with less emphasis on car-centric planning. The new study Reimagining Yonge Street, led by the City of Toronto, is looking to bring a pedestrian- and bike-friendly vision to the booming […]
Great recap in Dandyhorse about the Brompton folding bike Urban Challenge (like a scavenger hunt) held recently in Toronto: The Brompton Urban Challenge is a fun, social event that is promoted by Brompton worldwide. The second annual such event for Toronto was held on August 27, 2016, presented by Curbside Cycle. All folding bike owners […]
The only cycling stories that make the newspapers are the ones about people getting hurt, which makes biking seem very unsafe… Biking is super safe…. it’s biking with unsafe drivers that isn’t. “There need to be more bike lanes; there need to be more laws in place for the safety of cyclists … and enforcing […]
Bike Share Toronto is offering Presto card owners a hefty discount on new memberships in a bid to boost subscriptions and strengthen the link between public transit and cycle share use. Under the terms of the deal, which Bike Share launched Thursday, transit riders who use a Presto fare card will pay half price if […]
Before you comment that I’m being irresponsible for saying that every single person who rides a bike should have the choice whether they wear a helmet or not, I’d like to make the point that YOU are irresponsible for advocating for strict bike helmet laws and not helmet laws for drivers, car passengers, and pedestrians […]
This is a must read. Share it with all your friends. Rather than teach our children, “look both ways before you cross the street,” we need to teach our teenagers to look out for children crossing the street while they’re driving. Rather than tell bicyclists to bike defensively, we need to stop being so accepting […]
Love this event idea so much! In an effort to draw attention to the functional capacity of bicycles as transportation devices and celebrate urban cycling in a new light, Bike to Shop Days highlight how bicycles can making running errands fun, easy, and convenient. Starting in California’s Silicon Valley a few years ago, the momentum has […]