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The News Cycle for Friday, Feb. 10, 2012

Recreation Trail Plan

Rush hour parking hogs to face $150 fine [The Star] Motorists should be dinged $150 for parking on busy streets in rush hour, or blocking a bicycle lane any time, city council decided. The city must … [Read more...]

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Nellie’s Women’s Shelter starting a Bike Sharing Program

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News from Nellie's Women's Shelter: Nellie’s Women’s Shelter is currently seeking bikes, bells, locks, lights and helmets to help our women get around the city! Living in a big city is difficult … [Read more...]

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The Bixi Toronto Press Release – Full Text

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Here is the full text of the City of Toronto press release about the May 3, 2011 Launch of Bixi Toronto.  If you'd like to download the PDF for yourself, you can find it on Google Docs here. March … [Read more...]

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Bixi Toronto reaches 1000 Subscriber Goal

Bixi reaches 1000 members

Bixi Toronto has now reached the goal of signing up 1000 annual subscribers for the public bike rental system scheduled to start in May 2011.   The deadline for the 1000 goal was Nov. 30, so they … [Read more...]

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Bixi Toronto reaches 800 Annual Subscriptions

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Bixi Toronto has announced they've reached the 800 mark for annual subscriptions!  Already 80% of the way to 1000 sign-ups needed by Nov. 30 in order for the system to launch in May … [Read more...]

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Toronto City Council passes Bixi Toronto Public Bike Program

BikingToronto is happy to tell you that Toronto City Council has passed the BIXI Toronto program motion: 33 for and 8 against. The program is now scheduled to start in 2011 with 1,000 bikes, and … [Read more...]

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City Council Discusses BikeSharing and Bike Network Plans Tomorrow

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Following up on the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee discussions of a couple weeks ago regarding implementing a BikeSharing system in Toronto as well as improvements to the Bikeway Network, … [Read more...]

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BIXI Toronto gets preliminary go ahead

Bixi Toronto has gotten the go-ahead from today's meeting of the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee. From the National Post: A bike share program modeled after a popular system in Montreal … [Read more...]

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Toronto Public Bike Sharing Update

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The City of Toronto just sent out a special update to Cyclometer subscribers on the Public Bike System, which has been in trouble due to finances.  A new arrangement has apparently been hammered out, … [Read more...]