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

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%

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

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!

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’

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

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

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

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

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...]