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Must Read: The Bike Share Planning Guide

What makes some bike share systems succeed wildly while others fail?   How to make sure a bike share system is a success is now documented in a handy how-to guide! Bike-sharing is a model of … [Read more...]

Reminder: Ride for Jarvis Tonight

The Future of the Jarvis Bikelanes

On Monday, I posted about the Ride for Jarvis happening tonight... but I thought I'd send a reminder to try and ensure everyone knows about it and comes out for a great large ride in support of the … [Read more...]

This Wednesday, Ride for Jarvis to Save Jarvis

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This Wednesday night is the 2nd Ride for Jarvis (here is the facebook event page).  Below is your invitation from Cycle Toronto to come out to the ride.  Following the invitation is a video from last … [Read more...]

The News Cycle for Monday, May 7, 2012

Jarvis safer since bike lanes, report shows

Cycle Toronto says city data shows Jarvis safer for everyone with a bike lane [OpenFile] While the Toronto Cyclist's Union Cycle Toronto's effort to force the city to conduct a time-consuming … [Read more...]

Should the Toronto Cyclists Union change their name to Cycle Toronto?

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  Just over a week ago, the Toronto Cyclists Union let their members know that they were thinking of changing their name to "Cycle Toronto", which is to be held to a  vote on May 2nd at … [Read more...]

The News Cycle for Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011

Law Abiding Cyclist

From tragedy to disgust: Video of dead cyclist stolen [The Star] Earlier this month, bicyclist Jenna Morrison was struck and killed by a truck while turning right from Sterling Rd. to Dundas St. W. … [Read more...]

The News Cycle for Friday, Nov. 25, 2011

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Bike Union / MEC Member Appreciation Night [Toronto Cyclists Union] Join us for our Member Appreciation Night at Mountain Equipment Co-op on Thursday December 1st from 7:00 – 9:00.  Like last year, … [Read more...]

The News Cycle for Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011

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Dead cyclist Jenna Morrison was a yoga teacher, dancer, mom A heartbreaking profile of the cyclist tragically killed at Dundas West and Sterling Rd. on Monday. Bike Union Launching … [Read more...]

This Friday is the Bike Union Dance Party

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  Via the Bike Union, this dance party is also mentioned in our News Cycle from this morning. You're Invited to Derailed! We're kicking our drive to 2,500 members up a notch - join us … [Read more...]

The News Cycle for Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011

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Cycling safely toward a better city [Toronto Star] Mostly an article with Gil Penalosa of 8-80 Cities about what is needed to make Toronto a great cycling city (hint - it's things other cities like … [Read more...]

Ward 21 Cyclist Meet-Up Tonight

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Via the Bike Union: A quick reminder: The Toronto Cyclists Union - Ward 21 Chapter will be having a group check in and social on Wednesday, September 14. It will take place at Dave's (730 St. … [Read more...]

Music Video of the Ride for Jarvis!

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During the Jarvis Ride last night, I found a little raised platform near the Tim Hortons at Jarvis and Carlton, and filmed the ride going by. It took a full 7 minutes for the ride to completely … [Read more...]

Re-Cap and Photos from the “Ride for Jarvis”

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The Ride for Jarvis happened last night, and thankfully had a good turnout.  I've seen estimates of between 900 -1200 cyclists. Here are some photos and a few words about the event: People … [Read more...]

“Ride for Jarvis” goes Tonight

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The Toronto Cyclists Union is organizing a "Ride for Jarvis" tonight and plans to have hundreds of cyclists riding on Jarvis Street to show/protest/unify against City Hall decisions that are removing … [Read more...]

Two Ward 21 Events This Coming Sunday

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Two great events are coming up this Sunday in Ward 21! Bike Rodeo Festival - Sunday June 26th 1-3pm - Artscape Wychwood Barns Children ages 8-13 can take part in fun stations to learn … [Read more...]

Bike Events This Week (May 16-22, 2011)

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  Here’s a fun rundown of everything going on over the next 7 days.  Remember, BikeMonth starts in 2 weeks! Wed, May 18 6pm - Green Drinks Toronto (Grace O'Malleys - 14 Duncan … [Read more...]

The Bike Union expands their Member Benefits

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We're happy to report that the Bike Union has expanded the benefits available to their members. In addition to the existing discounts available for Momentum Magazine ($5) and AutoShare membership … [Read more...]

Yvonne Bambrick steps down from Bike Union

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Breaking news from last night... Yvonne Bambrick, who has been Executive Director (and recently the Director of Communications and Events) of the Toronto Cyclists Union, is stepping down from her … [Read more...]

Where Candidates Stand On Cycling Issues

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The Toronto Cyclists Union is continuing their excellent work on getting cyclists involved in the municipal elections of Oct. 25th. They've just released a wrap-up (PDF) of the voting records of … [Read more...]

Join The Cyclists Union, Win a Custom Batavus Bike!

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The Toronto Cyclists Union is getting close to signing up their 1000th member, and they're having a contest in partnership with Curbside Cycle and ING Direct. They're giving away a Batavus … [Read more...]

Meet Leehe Lev of the Bike Union Executive Board

A few weeks ago we posted a short interview with Nick Cluley... a recent addition to the Toronto Cyclists Union Board of Directors. I'm happy to post another interview today from another new member … [Read more...]

Meet Nick Cluley of the Bike Union Executive Board

Nick Cluley, New Executive Board Member of the Toronto Cyclists Union

The Toronto Cyclists Union recently had elections for new Board Members.  I noticed that one candidate, Nick Cluley had written out a notice on his blog about being up for one of the positions, so I … [Read more...]

Toronto Cyclists Handbook is Launching – Friday, June 4th

Launch of Toronto Cyclists Handbook in 17 languages!

The Partnership for Integration and Sustainable Transportation ( a joint initiative of CultureLink Settlement Services and the Toronto Cyclists Union ) is launching a Toronto Cyclists Handbook … [Read more...]

Hard Core Cyclists Do Not Fear Winter

Catherine Porter at the Toronto Star learned a bit about winter cycling from Yvonne Bambrick of the Toronto Cyclists Union… while the article title makes it sound like an article about biking in … [Read more...]

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