Back in June 2011, city staff said that Bixi Toronto would break even financially at around 6,000 members. Now that it has more than 5,000 I am optimistic that it can grow sensibly and without borrowing money. BIXI Toronto, the city’s fledgling bike-lending program, is due for an upgrade. Since it came online last [...]
Toronto News: 2011 Hero: Bixi Toronto [Torontoist] When Bixi Toronto launched in May, we were surprised at how quickly we fell for the sturdy, practical rides that popped up at solar-powered stations across the downtown core—turns out that the bike-share system appeals to even habitual TTC users and bike owners. Stormy when you leave home? Take the [...]
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. Now, the family has been rocked by the news that a video camera containing footage of the much-loved yoga instructor dancing [...]
Advertising good, bikes bad [Dodgeville] Enough has been written about these stupid info pillars elsewhere that I won’t bore you with another diatribe against their design or the questionable process that resulted in the city being saddled with them in the first place. This one is in front of Carrot Common on Danforth and in [...]
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, bike union members will receive 10% off everything in the store except boats. New this year, MEC has extended their 10% discount to bikes as well! [...]
Bixi Toronto is launching tomorrow! To whet your appetite, here’s a collection of Bixi docking stations that have been plunked down around the downtown and are awaiting bikes. All photos are property of the respective photographers – you can click their names to go to the source photo, and click the location to see it [...]
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