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OH YEAH! Toronto Bike Share system is expanding, with help from a cycling CEO

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Biking Toronto hightlighted this Dandyhorse story last week, but it's good to see TreeHugger picking up on it. Five years ago, when Toronto got its new bike share system, I thought it would be … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Why is Hamilton’s bike sharing scheme more popular than Toronto’s?

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Honestly, I think the main factor is that downtown Toronto is walkable AND everywhere downtown is close to the subway.    There are options beside biking.   Aside from a few bus routes through … [Read more...]

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INFRASTRUCTURE: Bike Share Toronto and downtown subway relief

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Totally agree. Having Bikeshare docks at EVERY subway station should be the default.  Not only does it give people an option to start and end their commutes, but it would be so useful during the daily … [Read more...]

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OH YEAH! Banking on Bike Share: TD CEO on why bikes are good for business

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From the 16th floor of the Toronto- Dominion Centre’s southernmost tower, Tim Hockey, president and CEO of TD Canada Trust, looks out over a changing city. There’s a black treadmill by his office … [Read more...]

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OH YEAH! Bike Share Toronto to double with $4.9 million from Metrolinx 

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Oh yeah!  Big plans for Bikeshare Toronto expansion! Metrolinx is doubling the size of the city’s bike sharing system with $4.9 million aimed primarily at making more bikes available at transit … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Nearby bikeshare station may raise your home’s value

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Having a bike share station outside your front door might do more than give you a convenient way to ride to work — it might also boost the value of your home. According to a new study from McGill … [Read more...]

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INFRASTRUCTURE: Toronto Bike Share won’t expand in time for Pan Am Games

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Well, this is unfortunate.  It's good to see what else is in this article though... updates from Bixi-like systems around North America.  Good to see in the "mainstream media". Pan Am plans … [Read more...]

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ELSEWHERE: Has Philadelphia Made A Bike Share That Can Get The Entire City Biking?

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Very interesting concepts here: Ever since Washington, D.C., launched the nation’s first publicly funded bike share program in 2008, some 70 cities have followed suit, from Savannah to Seattle. And … [Read more...]

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INFRASTRUCTURE: Hamilton Bike Share Officially Launches

Awesome news from just down the QEW - and an interesting system. Rather than bikedocks like Bikeshare Toronto, people can lock up to any bikerack in the service area (for an extra fee). The $1.6 … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Bike Share Toronto expansion coming in 2015 with TD sponsorship

WOOOOOOOO! The City of Toronto will install 20 additional bike share stations in time for the 2015 Pan Am Games and continue to expand into high-density areas in 2016, according to the president of … [Read more...]