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INFRASTRUCTURE: A New Bike Corral on Harbord!

Spotted on Harbord by Harbord Collegiate (just west of Bathurst) - a bike corral!  Now a dozen bikes can be parked in the space formerly wasted on just 1 car. Look at what just popped up on Harbord … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Hudson’s Bay Centre confiscating legally parked bikes

A quick update to the story from a short time ago... the bikes being confiscated are legally parked, and are on PUBLIC property, not private. A portion of sidewalk outside 2 Bloor Street East does in … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Security guards cutting locks, confiscating bikes outside Hudson’s Bay Centre

It's never boring in Toronto.  This is galling (locked up bikes "block pedestrians"?  Anyone who knows this corner knows there is a giant sidewalk and a bike locked to the TTC sign does not block … [Read more...]

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INFRASTRUCTURE: Check out the new Downtown Yonge BIA bike racks

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For the past few days, some old ring-and-post bikeracks have been removed downtown along Yonge to make way for a new design.  I've heard these referred to as "the staple design". Mark Romeril, … [Read more...]

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INFRASTRUCTURE: Downtown Yonge BIA replacing/expanding bike racks

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I need to try these out to see if they are usable.  Similar ones in Yorkville are a little difficult to lock your bike to.  These look a little different though... so let's hope it's easier. The … [Read more...]

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INFRASTRUCTURE: Solving the bike problem with the new generation of bike storage

Great examples of what can be done, and is being done in other cities. The momentum for ‘mode-shift’ to cycling in our cities continues at a pace, giving cyclists a new problem: where do they safely … [Read more...]

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INFRASTRUCTURE: Bike to work? These property owners want you

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From Vancouver.  Let's get this going in Toronto. In the past six years, Vancouver’s Pacific Centre has added secure storage spaces for nearly 150 bikes. When 725 Granville, the latest addition to … [Read more...]

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Yonge and Gerrard trees protected from bikes now

Absolutely nothing about installing more actual bikeposts in the area so the people wouldn't HAVE to lock to trees.  It's treating the symptom, not the cause. On Nov. 21 we reported that recently … [Read more...]

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Lack of Bike Parking on Yonge means bikes hurting newly planted trees

Here's an idea - provide more bike parking - then people wouldn't be forced to lock to trees.  Yes, there are bike posts on Yonge south of College, but they are often filled up. The damage wasn’t as … [Read more...]

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New on Richmond: Stone Canoe Bike Rack

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Awesome video about the new canoe-shaped bikerack on Richmond St.: Stone Canoe commissioned a half-ton piece of artwork geared to give cyclists in the area a beautiful place to park their bicycles. … [Read more...]