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RIDE YOUR BIKE: TTC fares got more expensive today

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It looks like we're going to have a mild winter, which means the roads should be fairly clear.  This is another excuse to avoid the TTC and bike to work. TTC fares hikes will come into effect … [Read more...]

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OH YEAH! Toronto should pay people to cycle with money from drivers!

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Hey, we have "sin taxes" on everything else - cigarettes and booze being the biggies.  If we want to discourage bad behaviour (driving everywhere) and encourage good behaviour (using transit, walking … [Read more...]

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INFRASTRUCTURE: City makes it easier to cycle in Toronto this winter

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Well, if we actually get some snow this winter, I'm curious about how the city performs.  The Viaduct bikelanes are a disaster in the winter, which is awful, considering it's one of the most important … [Read more...]

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OH YEAH! Donate to Cycle Toronto, and your donation is DOUBLED!

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Via Cycle Toronto: We are extremely excited to announce that for the month of December, all donations made to our Street Smarts educational programming will be matched by BMO Nesbitt Burns, up to a … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Cyclist in trauma centre after collision

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A cyclist has been taken to a Toronto trauma centre following a collision Sunday.Emergency services crews were called to Dufferin St. near Davenport Rd. around 6:40 a.m.A Toronto Paramedic Services … [Read more...]

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TTC to become more bike-friendly in 2016

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Great news!  I'll use this space to [again] ask the TTC to work with Bikeshare Toronto (you are BOTH city agencies, after all!) to put bikeshare docks at EVERY subway station.  Let people bike along … [Read more...]

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INFRASTRUCTURE: What does Toronto’s new bike plan offer Scarborough?

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In a previous post, I explained how small local investments in Scarborough’s cycling infrastructure could improve livability, safety, and prosperity, especially in communities with limited … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Mayor Tory open to using tech to catch cars, taxis parked in bike lanes

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The countless frustrated social media posts about private cars, taxis, and delivery trucks blocking Toronto bike lanes might finally be getting real action. After a weekend that saw cabbies … [Read more...]

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

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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...]

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OH YEAH! How cycling could help the Paris climate talks change the world

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People ride a bike for all sorts of reasons: they’re fun; they keep you fit; in congested cities they have an amazing ability to deliver you to your destination on time. But what about saving the … [Read more...]

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