Learn more about BikingToronto and Singer Kwinter
NEVER MISS AN UPDATE: Click here to join over 900 other people and get updates and free stuff!

NEWS: Another abandoned bike blitz on its way for Toronto

abandoned-bikes-0.jpg.size_.xxlarge.promo_

If you lock up your bike for long periods of time, make sure to check it in case it gets "tagged". About a dozen city workers will take to downtown streets in the coming weeks, tagging bicycles that … [Read more...]

NEVER MISS AN UPDATE: Click here to join over 900 other people and get updates and free stuff!

NEWS: Bloor bike lane would mean Toronto is serious about climate change

bloor.jpg.size_.xxlarge.letterbox

Giving people the option to bike to work by making safe and connected bike lanes across the city (in a Minimum Grid) is a practical step towards fighting climate change. Bloor is a necessary step. … [Read more...]

NEVER MISS AN UPDATE: Click here to join over 900 other people and get updates and free stuff!

OH YEAH! Torontoist made Useful Posters for the TTC’s Next Pedestrian Awareness Campaign

stay-focused-4-640x360

Big props to Torontoist, who took horrible victim-blaming TTC ads and modified them into useful ones that placed responsibility for deaths on our streets where it belongs - with drivers. Best part? … [Read more...]

NEVER MISS AN UPDATE: Click here to join over 900 other people and get updates and free stuff!

NEWS: Fewer Canadian students walking or cycling to school raises concerns

to-walk05nw1

The study (which no news article links to, of course, because that's so hard to do) also mentions that active kids turn into active adults, and sedentary kids driven everywhere turn into sedentary … [Read more...]

NEVER MISS AN UPDATE: Click here to join over 900 other people and get updates and free stuff!

FACEPALM: Toronto Tells Pedestrians to Fix Their Clothes Instead of Fixing Its Streets

gxqdumvip2uy61dskper

Great job TTC.  Blame the victims. 64 people died on the streets of Toronto in 2015.  38 of them were pedestrians.  4 of them were cyclists.  Only 20% of pedestrian fatalities (according to a 2012 … [Read more...]

NEVER MISS AN UPDATE: Click here to join over 900 other people and get updates and free stuff!

FOOLS: Three dead in gruesome bike lane pile-up: Ecofascists to blame

6c8bb439f78d2818cf0a18b679522b8a_XL

Horrible headline, and photo, but the short article is a brief commentary on an auto-based Toronto. Emergency workers were scraping environmentalists off the pavement Thursday at Yonge and Adelaide … [Read more...]

NEVER MISS AN UPDATE: Click here to join over 900 other people and get updates and free stuff!

NEWS: Cyclist in hospital after she was hit by driver on College Street

ford-crown-vic-police-car.jpg.size_.xxlarge.promo_

I hate seeing these new stories come up in my feed. We need the College St. bikelanes reconfigured to make them protected.  Put them right beside the sidewalk, with flex-bollards (like on Richmond … [Read more...]

NEVER MISS AN UPDATE: Click here to join over 900 other people and get updates and free stuff!

Chain Links: Interesting Links for March 31

501e388eac307bfbdd_43m6bxiie

"Chain Links" is Biking Toronto's periodic "links post".  It links to stories in the media or other websites about bikes, safe streets, urban planning, or other news you may find … [Read more...]

NEVER MISS AN UPDATE: Click here to join over 900 other people and get updates and free stuff!

Chain Links: Interesting Links for March 28

David-Niddrie

"Chain Links" is Biking Toronto's periodic "links post".  It links to stories about bikes, safe streets, urban planning, or other news you may find interesting. Here we go: Why cars and cities … [Read more...]

NEVER MISS AN UPDATE: Click here to join over 900 other people and get updates and free stuff!

NEWS: Lack of journalistic standards evident in Star’s Wheels opinion piece

tumblr_nudq37IdEg1s5clkno1_1280

  A great letter by Ward 18's Liz Sutherland, in response to Jim Kenzie's "opinion" piece in the Star, where he basically said no money should be spend making roads safe for people who … [Read more...]