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INFRASTRUCTURE: Cycling Network Plan: What’s in store for Scarborough?

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Other than the implication that pushing a study of the Danforth back for two full years isn't a big deal, this is a good synopsis of what the new bike plan means for Scarborough (mostly southwest … [Read more...]

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LET’S GO PARKING! How Toronto Can Expand Bike Parking

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In Toronto, the City’s Transportation Services Division is responsible for sidewalk bike parking as well as other short- and long-term bike parking facilities. Although Toronto is not yet home to … [Read more...]

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MAPS!  The City of Toronto is shipping out new cycling maps!

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Who else gets unreasonably excited about new cycling maps? Via the Toronto Cycling twitter account. 2016 Toronto Cycling Map is printed & on its way to folding - just in time for … [Read more...]

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MAKE BELIEVE: Three Myths Used to Argue Against Toronto Bike Lanes 

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Excellent piece in Torontoist about the misguided views that suburban councillors (or suburbia in general) have about bike lanes: In light of upcoming cycling matters—namely, a 10-year plan aimed at … [Read more...]

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LESSON FOR TORONTO: Vancouver, BC is Totally Killing It With the Whole Biking Thing

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In Toronto, *days* of City Council are spent discussing a 2 km *pilot* of a bike lane.  The (ultimately successful) *pilot* that had the support of 6 (!) residents associations,  the majority of … [Read more...]

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OH YEAH!  On College Street, bikes account for 46% of all rush hour traffic!

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Anyone who has biked College St at rush hour knows it's packed with bikes... but last fall Cycle Toronto went out and counted bikes AND cars, and found that bikes make up 46% of westbound vehicle … [Read more...]

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OH YEAH! West Toronto Railpath Extension Moves to Design and Implementation Phase!

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The West Toronto Railpath Extension is moving forward.  To summarize the stuff below - the public had 30 days to request an Environmental Assessment (which takes fooorrreverrrr) for the project.  The … [Read more...]

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OH YEAH! Bike Share Toronto is upgrading their system (and needs your help).

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Bike Share Toronto is upgrading their system this year AND expanding the number of bikes and stations in the system (doubling in size!). They've sent out an update email to members, so if you are … [Read more...]

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NEWS: City committee backs off on bike-lane studies

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It's not much of a cycling network if you don't put safe infrastructure on streets that actually go somewhere... The public works and infrastructure committee gave the green light to a 10-year … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Poll shows Torontonians want more bike lanes and they want them now

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A new poll shows Torontonians want to put their money where their bicycles are. The poll, conducted by Angus Reid and commissioned by Evergreen, shows a majority of residents want the city to … [Read more...]