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OH YEAH! Five lessons Toronto could learn from New York’s transportation shift

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It’s often called the biggest transformation in how New Yorkers move in a half-century. From 2007 to 2013, under mayor Michael Bloomberg, transportation commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan oversaw the … [Read more...]

ELSEWHERE: Detroit paints 170 miles of new bike lanes, bike commuting jumps 400%

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Detroit, Michigan is paving the way towards a more sustainable urban space by investing in bicycle infrastructure. Since 2006, the city has created 170 miles of bike lanes, and since 2000, bike … [Read more...]

FACEPALM: Bike Lanes Are Killing Religion

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Crazy story, with the caveat that race relations in the United States is so horrible, it may not be that crazy. United House of Prayer (UHOP), a prominent African-American church in the District, … [Read more...]

LAUGH OUT LOUD: Bike Activists! I Have Seen the Future! You’re Going To Hate It!

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This article is written with the assumption that "normal" cyclists are spandex-clad or vehicular cyclists, and that if North America installs bikelanes, everyone will be on bikes, cruising slowly, … [Read more...]

ELSEWHERE: Laugh out loud at bike lane opponents

This is hilarious.  I haven't watched the Late Late Show, but I think I'm gonna start.  Via Momentum Magazine. In a recent video clip from The Late Late Show with James Corden, Corden draws attention … [Read more...]

ELSEWHERE: Crowds throng streets of Paris in ‘day without cars’

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Take note Toronto. You'll only be world-class if you return your streets to your citizens. Parisians and tourists basked in the sunshine on Sunday as they strolled, skated and cycled around the city … [Read more...]

ELSEWHERE: Why Montreal is great for biking

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Honestly, not much different than Toronto EXCEPT there is more spent on bike infrastructure and there are more protected bikelanes - which means Toronto can totally catch up and pass Montreal - we … [Read more...]

INFRASTRUCTURE: Making Bike-Share More Equitable

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Very interesting article on Streetsblog about making bikesharing systems work for more people: So far, the customer base of American bike-share systems has skewed toward affluent white men. But … [Read more...]

ELSEWHERE: 8 Things to Know About Cycling In Halifax

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Learn about how to cycle in Halifax from Haligonians. Though buried in a significant amount of snow for a large stretch of the year, Halifax is rightly pursuing an ambitious cycling agenda that … [Read more...]

OH YEAH! Librarian Bikes Around San Francisco Towing a Mini Library

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School librarian Alicia Tapia is on a mission to spread the love of reading. Knowing the important influence books can have on literacy and learning she started towing a miniature library around San … [Read more...]