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NEWS: Bike Share Toronto Data Released

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Toronto Bike Share users have made 285,384 trips so far in 2014, criss-crossing the city via a network of 80 bicycle docks. In June alone, they pedalled 237,723 kilometres — burning an estimated six million calories in the process — and offset more than 100,000 pounds of carbon. The numbers are courtesy of Alta Bicycle […]


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ELSEWHERE: Persuasive Evidence that Bike-Share Serves as Public Transit

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Past work has found that bike-share members decrease their car use considerably: According to one survey, 52 percent did so in Minneapolis, and 41 percent in Washington, D.C. The new, more fine-grained analysis of bike-share use in these cities reveals that its role in the transit system varies based on the character of the host […]


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NEWS: Bike Share struggling with repair problem

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I could do without the anecdotes from people whining about not being able to find a spot to park their bikeshare bike (that generally means that the system is popular), but it is a symptom of the larger problem… that BikeShare parts and new stations are hard to come by in the short term. PBSC […]


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OH YEAH! Bike Share Toronto Hackathon & Design Jam

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Very cool!  Bikeshare Toronto… I think I love you.  Great innovative event. Save the date – we’re hacking Bike Share Toronto! On August 15th, 16th and 17th, we’ll be holding a hackathon, design jam and various community events to see what kinds of apps, maps, stories and visualizations we can create using Bike Share Toronto data and other […]


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OH YEAH: The $50 Bike Share Toronto deal is STILL ON

UPDATE: the deal is now over.  Congrats if you scored yourself one.   The BikeShare Toronto deal over on Buytopia keeps rolling on.  $50 for an entire year of unlimited sub-30 minute rides!   That’s 14 cents a day.  14 cents! AND BikeShare Toronto has let me know that even if you already have a […]


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ELSEWHERE: P’tit Vélib’ — bike-sharing program for kids launches in Paris

Bike-sharing programs have been all the rage in recent years. The Vélib’ program in Paris was by many accounts the program that got the massive trend rolling. Now, it has started P’tit Vélib’, a bike-sharing program for the kiddies. To start things off, the bikes will be available in 5 locations around the city. More […]


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OH YEAH: Bikeshare Toronto membership for just $42.50! (Less than half price!!)

I’ve been promoting this deal a bunch, and with good reason… I want bikesharing in Toronto to be so successful that it expands from the core.  But this weekend (until Tuesday at midnight, Buytopia is also having a 15% off sale on anything over $20, which means you can apply it to a Bikeshare Toronto annual […]


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INFRASTRUCTURE: Bike Share Toronto deploys colourful rainbow bikes for Pride!

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 Bikeshare Toronto has been deploying Rainbow Bikes around downtown Toronto just in time for Pride!  I love how magical Toronto gets at this time of year.  Rainbows everywhere! Our last batch of #rainbowbikes has been sent out! Try to catch them and ride… #biketo via Timeline Photos – Bike Share Toronto.


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YES! Get an annual Bikeshare Toronto membership for just $50!!!

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Awesome! For the next 3 days, you can get a yearly membership to Bikeshare Toronto for just $50 (regularly $90), or a monthly one for just $10 (regularly $18). For perspective, a TTC Metropass (only good for 1 month) is $134.  Even a TTC day pass is $11. Travel a lot in the core? Tired […]


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VIDEO: New BikeShare Toronto Promo

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Okay. This is pretty damn good. Good job BST. Introducing our promo video! Watch it full here: Don’t forget to enter our “Design a BST bike cap” contest and win an annual membership and cool goodies. DEADLINE JUNE 12TH


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