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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...]

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OH YEAH: Wheelys bicycle cafe pedalling its way to Toronto

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More coverage about Wheelys: Coffee lovers in Toronto may soon be able to get their brew by bicycle. Wheelys Cafe, based in Sweden, builds custom bikes that transform into pop-up coffee shops. A … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Cyclist struck on College Street

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A cyclist was struck by a vehicle just west of University Avenue on College Street on Thursday morning. A woman riding the bicycle was brought to hospital with head injuries, and is in serious … [Read more...]

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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...]

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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...]

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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...]

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NEWS: Pedestrian punches cyclist in the face for running Queen’s Quay red light

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Okay, the pedestrian needs some anger management courses, but the cyclist should have been more careful.  Red lights mean stop.  Share public space. An angry pedestrian was caught on video … [Read more...]

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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...]

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NEWS: Bike theft caught on video (including photo of thief)

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A bike theft on the Railpath was caught on video yesterday.  Photo of the thief is above - full video below. Watch a bike thief in action on the Toronto Railpath at about 12:15pm on July 22, 2015! My … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Cyclist seriously injured after being struck by truck

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A woman suffered serious injuries when she wast struck by a truck while riding her bike at Spadina Ave. and Dupont St. Friday morning. According to police, the woman has sent to a trauma centre with … [Read more...]