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OH YEAH! Toronto hires first sustainable transportation director

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Toronto!  You shock me sometimes.  This is fantastic! A veteran transportation planning consultant has been named the city’s first director of transit and sustainable transportation. Hilary … [Read more...]

OH YEAH! Bike Share Toronto’s new cargo bike that carries bikes!

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This looks really cool.  Good job Bikeshare Toronto! I ran into this delightful student, Eric, who works for Bike Share as he was picking up these two Bike Share bikes in need of repair. He said it … [Read more...]

NEWS: Danforth bike lanes gain ground

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Danforth Loves Bikes!  Bikes Love Danforth!  Obviously, making a street safe for all the people who use it means more business for all the stores and restaurants on that street. This is the start … [Read more...]

NEWS: Cyclist-pedestrian confrontation highlights Queen’s Quay growing pains

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Const. Clint Stibbe, with the Toronto Police, said no charges were laid following the incident, which he viewed online. Stibbe said you can’t blame the road on people’s mistakes. “The issue isn’t the … [Read more...]

OH YEAH! Toronto Bike Share system is expanding, with help from a cycling CEO

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Biking Toronto hightlighted this Dandyhorse story last week, but it's good to see TreeHugger picking up on it. Five years ago, when Toronto got its new bike share system, I thought it would be … [Read more...]

EVENT: Tues, July 28 – Cycling Network Plan Scoping Ride

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Toronto's Cycling department has started a series of Tuesday night rides to check out different parts of the city and what cycling infrastructure is needed as part of Cycling Network Planning.  The … [Read more...]

OH YEAH! 5 bike rides that will make you fall in love with Toronto

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An okay list, but for me, they've missed some huge ones.  Namely, the Islands, the Beltline, and Moore Park Ravine.  Moore Park is the best (and longest?) downhill run in the city I know.  Love … [Read more...]

NEWS: Why is Hamilton’s bike sharing scheme more popular than Toronto’s?

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Honestly, I think the main factor is that downtown Toronto is walkable AND everywhere downtown is close to the subway.    There are options beside biking.   Aside from a few bus routes through … [Read more...]

INFRASTRUCTURE: Bike Share Toronto and downtown subway relief

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Totally agree. Having Bikeshare docks at EVERY subway station should be the default.  Not only does it give people an option to start and end their commutes, but it would be so useful during the daily … [Read more...]

FACEPALM: Union Pearson Express doesn’t allow bikes on board

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You'd think that if someone is paying $25+ to ride a mostly empty train, they'd be able to take a bike on board. “I know you can take your bike on the GO and the subway. You just hold your bike. It’s … [Read more...]