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EVENTS: Tues, Mar. 3 – Ward 18 Meeting


Our monthly Ward 18 meeting! We’ll discuss updates on bike advocacy in and around our ward. Plus let’s nail down some of our 2015 outreach events and get the ball rolling on planning for them! Here’s hoping the weather warms up a bit in time for our meeting! Facebook Event: Ward 18 – March 2015 Meeting.

NEWS: Ward 18’s Ana Bailao lying about supporting bikes?

I guess it means something that politicians are now blatantly lying to try and garner votes from cyclists. Before reading article linked below, I’ll quote this article from 2012, after Bailao voted to remove the Jarvis bikelanes. And then there’s Councillor Ana Bailão, presiding over a chunk of downtown in Ward 18 – Davenport. She […]

HOW TO: How to run a Ward Group – A glimpse at Ward 18


Just a quick shout-out to Ward 18 in the city’s west end.  They’ve released the minutes from their latest meeting and there are some things in there other groups (or wannabe groups) can learn. FUN! Ward 18 has really stood out for me during the past year as I try to keep abreast of bike stuff […]

Photos: West End Community Garden Ride


On June 6th we held our first Bike Month event, the West End Community Garden Ride. We lucked out with great weather and had a lovely bunch of cyclists join us. Here is a recap of our ride in photo essay format: Photos: West End Community Garden Ride

EVENT: TONIGHT (NEW DATE!) – The Bicycle Polka Ride


The first annual Polka Ride – cycle the streets of west Toronto while listening to polka-inspired music. Meet at 7:15pm at Dufferin Grove Park on the east side of the rink. The ride will end at a pub on Roncesvalles for some Polish beer and snacks. Polka-dot attire optional. All welcome! Co-hosted by Cycle Toronto […]

PHOTOS: Ward 18’s Portugese Custard Tart Ride


 Ward 18 has cool events.  Last weekend was their 2nd annual Portugese Custard Tart Ride.  This post has a bunch of photos, and check out the home page of their Tumblr for more!  You can also connect with them on Facebook and on Twitter. We had perfect weather (not too hot and not too cold) […]

EVENTS: Ward 18 – Bike Month Activities!

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Via CycleToronto: Hi everyone, Happy Bike Month! Here are the links for our four Ward 18 Bike Month activities — feel free to share them with your networks: June 6 – Community Garden Ride (with Ward 14) http://bikemonth.ca/events/289?location=all-locations https://www.facebook.com/events/list?ref=46#!/events/1424144447851460/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming June 11 – Polka Pub Ride (with Ward 14)- see e-poster attached http://bikemonth.ca/events/303?location=all-locations [FB page coming soon]                                                                               –   […]

WARD NEWS: Ward 18 meeting notes posted,Next meeting is May 12


An update from Ward 18, one of the more active wards in the city, cycling wise. Via CycleToronto: Hi everyone, Here are the meeting notes from Monday’s meeting. Bike Month is going to be amazing this year — especially in and around Ward 18! Get in touch if you’d like to help organize or participate […]

INFRASTRUCTURE: Planning bikelanes with little thought about safe biking routes?

The fine folks in the Cycle Toronto Ward18 Group have written an open letter to Dan Egan, Manager of Cycling Infrastructure at the City.  New contra-flow bikelanes are planned in the west end, but have seemingly been planned with little thought about the safety of the overall route… specifically crossing Dufferin: Mr. Daniel Egan, Manager […]

EVENT: June 9 – Ward 18 Pastel de Nata Ride

Pastel de Nata Ride!

Do you like Portuguese Custard Tarts (or egg tarts if you prefer)? If so, you need to join me on this upcoming Pastel de Nata Ride! We’ll be meeting at Brazil Bakery, heading up the West Toronto Rail Path and then stopping at another bakery and possibly end at a park! full event listing: Toronto Bike […]