Archive For The “business” Category

REMINDER: Indiegogo for Featherstone Two Wheels Green Delivery

By | December 11, 2013

Just a reminder that tomorrow is the last day for the Indiegogo campaign for Featherstone Two Wheels Delivery equipment campaigns.  I use her for I Bike T.O. shirt deliveries whenever I can.  Great rates and great service. I have travelled 60 000 km using the bike and trailer in 5 years, I feel I can [...]

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Help Featherstone Two Wheels Green Delivery upgrade equipment

By | December 3, 2013

Please consider donating to Laurie Featherstone’s bike delivery service.  She’s a great person and provides a great service.  I use as much as I can when I have I Bike T.O. shirts that need delivery. There’s a great list of “perks” for the campaign too, that’ll get you stuff for throwing a few dollars Laurie’s [...]

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EVENT: Sept. 21 – Bagels for Bike Lanes at the Harbord Bakery

By | August 23, 2013

I love this.  A fantastic pro-bike and pro-business event at an anti-bikelane business. Date: Sat. Sept. 21 Time: 11 am Where: Harbord Bakery, 115 Harbord St. Harbord Bakery makes some outstanding baked goods. But theyve stood in the way of bike lanes on Harbord for a decade. We want to show them that cyclists are [...]

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More Proof that Bikelanes are AWESOME for Business!

By | August 14, 2013

Totally amazing study out of Seattle, where the removal of parking to make room for a bikelane accounted for a 400% jump in sales for local businesses. C’mon Toronto.  The proof is everywhere… for business bikes = good, cars = bad. It seems inevitable that when a new bike lane or road diet is proposed [...]

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Bike delivery businesses growing in Toronto

By | June 17, 2013

Perhaps you’ve seen them around town: cyclists careening the streets with large trailers and cargo carts treading behind them. These deliverymen and women are passionate and relentless, delivering packages around the city year-round in an effort to support local businesses and leave a minimal impact on the environment. They represent a small but growing movement [...]

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Reminder! The Toronto Bike Awards are on Monday!

By | September 22, 2011

The Toronto Bike Awards are this coming Monday (Sept. 26) at the Gladstone Hotel (1214 Queen West) The Toronto Bike Awards consist of the City of Toronto giving out Bicycle Friendly Business Awards (BFBA) and some bike groups will give out their own awards. Also, please note that the Toronto Cyclists Union is providing their [...]

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The Bicycle Friendly Business Awards are back!

By | July 19, 2011

After a short hiatus (usually these awards would’ve been given out last winter), the City of Toronto’s Bicycle Friendly Business Awards (BFBA) are back, and they’re accepting nominations for the next 2 months: Nominations are now being accepted for the BFBAs. The last day for BFBA submissions is September 12, 2011. This year awards will [...]

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How Cycling Will Save Your Wallet and the Economy

By | March 1, 2011

Theres is a fantastic article in Grist right now by Elly Blue (the managing editor of the excellent website) that explains how embracing cycling can be an economic boom to an individual, an urban center, and a society: In the many North American cities where two-wheeled transportation is taking off, a new bicycle economy [...]

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Get Stuff Delivered by Two Wheels Green Delivery

By | February 16, 2011

We received our newsletter in the mail today, and were happy to see that one of their new participating businesses is Featherstone Two Wheels Green Delivery – a delivery service that will deliver just about anything to you by bike, for just $1.50-$2.00 a kilometre, anywhere from Keele to Coxwell and south of Eglinton. [...]

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