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It’s time for Toronto to think bigger about bikes


A cyclist rides past BIXI bikes in Toronto on Wednesday. BIXI Toronto Inc. borrowed $4.5-million from the city, and has a loan balance of $3.9-million as of Dec. 31, 2012, according to a city report … [Read more...]

How Kristyn Wong-Tam plans to save BIXI Toronto


Developers to cut the number of parking spaces in new residential developments could save Toronto's ailing bike share program, says councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam. Current city rules allow builders to … [Read more...]

Cycle Toronto Launches Businesses for BIXI Expansion Petition

Cycle Toronto Launches Businesses for BIXI Expansion Petition

Toronto businesses see BIXI as an important service for attracting customers and making commuting easier. Cycle Toronto is excited to launch our Businesses for BIXI Expansion petition. Cycle Toronto … [Read more...]

Bixi Toronto Rates are Rising, but just a little


We reported on Monday that Bixi Toronto had sent emails out to subscribers with the option of renewing their memberships early to lock in 2012 prices (ie. $95/year, plus tax).  It was not evident then … [Read more...]

Bixi Toronto Rates are going up in 2013

Bixi Rates are going up

According to an email I received today, Bixi is raising it's rental rates.  The current rates are $5 for 24 hours; $12 for 72 hours; $40 for 30 days and $95 for a year.   There seems to be no … [Read more...]

Bixi Toronto celebrates one-millionth rider

Bixi Toronto celebrates one-millionth rider

  After only 18 months, Torontonians have taken Bixi bikes on over one millions trips around the city. Today, Melanie Brayne, the lucky one-millionth rider, received a prize by Councillor … [Read more...]

Anticipation Building Over BIXI’s Next Move


  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 … [Read more...]

The News Cycle for Friday, June 8, 2012

A Public Transit adventure

A Public Transit Adventure [Cupcake Ride] I’ve used public transit bike racks in BC before and the ones on the TTC buses are exactly the same. You just push up on a metal handle, pull the whole … [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...]

The News Cycle for Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012

2011 Hero: Bixi Toronto

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 … [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 Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011

Advertising replaces Bike Racks

  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 … [Read more...]