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MAPS! Helping cyclists avoid smoggy routes in Toronto and Montreal

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  Amazing tool!  Played with it a long time.  Very telling that when you turn off the street map, high pollution levels still indicate where roads (and especially highways and the airport) … [Read more...]

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Map of Biking Times between TTC subway stops

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A few days ago, Pavlo Kalyta produced a map of walking times between subway stops to "give practical information to tourists and to encourage locals to be more active". I've made a "biking times" … [Read more...]

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OH YEAH!  Toronto’s new bikelanes, mapped!

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Excellent piece in Torontoist that maps out (and summarizes) all the new bikelanes schedule for installation in 2016.  Note:  these still have to be approved, but this is what city staff are … [Read more...]

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OH YEAH! Cycle Toronto shares maps of bikelane supportive businesses on Bloor and Danforth!

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Oh yeah!  The links are in the text of this Cycle Toronto post, but there are maps of bikelane-supportive businesses on Bloor and Danforth.  Check them out here - Danforth Map and Bloor Map -  or … [Read more...]

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INFRASTRUCTURE: Mapping out the development of Toronto’s new Cycling Plan

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Cycling staff at the city will be sharing data via maps during May... maps which visualize the data analysis they are using to help develop the next Cycling Network Plan. Really interesting stuff … [Read more...]

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INFRASTRUCTURE: Help the City improve the Bike Map for 2015

Help the city make the 2015 Bike Map even more accurate! 99,500 of our 100,000 bike maps are now distributed. Time to start getting files together for the 2015 printing. If you have excellent photos … [Read more...]

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OH YEAH: How Google Maps makes the world better for biking

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Amazingly, Google Maps for bicyclists has a bit of a checkered past, in that the biking public had to wait much longer for the feature than driving directions or public transit tracking. Fifty … [Read more...]

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The New York Times is collecting Toronto Biking Wisdom!

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Just in case you had any doubt that the NYTimes totally rocks (it was already, in my opinion, the only newspaper I would subscribe to to pass a paywall), they are now collecting cyclists' wisdom about … [Read more...]

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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...]

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Toronto Mobile Bike Map App Updated

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The Toronto Bike Map App (available on iTunes for free) has been updated. The creator, Mike Lin, has made what I think is the best online bike map (it uses the City's Open Data information) even … [Read more...]