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INFRASTRUCTURE: Toronto is moving some Ring-and-Posts, and letting people know

11 hours 2 min ago
I’m not sure if this is what usually is done, but I do approve of these giant orange signs letting people know that some ring-and-posts will be moved and they shouldn’t lock their bikes there. Example on Albert St. of @TO_Transport ‘s notification signage for a bike parking move. via Twitter / TO_Cycling: Example on […]
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INFRASTRUCTURE: Toronto is moving some Ring-and-Posts, and letting people know

11 hours 2 min ago
I’m not sure if this is what usually is done, but I do approve of these giant orange signs letting people know that some ring-and-posts will be moved and they shouldn’t lock their bikes there. Example on Albert St. of @TO_Transport ‘s notification signage for a bike parking move. via Twitter / TO_Cycling: Example on […]
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INFRASTRUCTURE: 15 photos of the stunning new BMX park in Toronto

12 hours 44 min ago
Sunnyside is now home to a world class BMX park, tucked between Lake Shore Blvd. and the Gardiner Expressway. Designed by the much-lauded Jay Hoots, the park is an off-road rider’s dream with ramps and jumps galore. Beyond the thrill factor for riders, what might be the coolest feature of the park is that it […]
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INFRASTRUCTURE: 15 photos of the stunning new BMX park in Toronto

12 hours 44 min ago
Sunnyside is now home to a world class BMX park, tucked between Lake Shore Blvd. and the Gardiner Expressway. Designed by the much-lauded Jay Hoots, the park is an off-road rider’s dream with ramps and jumps galore. Beyond the thrill factor for riders, what might be the coolest feature of the park is that it […]
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NEWS: Foot path at Dufferin Grove Park honours cyclist Jenna Morrison

13 hours 52 min ago
A unique foot path is now open to the public at Dufferin Grove Park as a memorial for a Toronto cyclist killed in 2011. Jenna Morrison was 38-years-old and pregnant with her second child when she died after being trapped beneath the wheels of a truck in November 2011. via Foot path at Dufferin Grove Park […]
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NEWS: Foot path at Dufferin Grove Park honours cyclist Jenna Morrison

13 hours 52 min ago
A unique foot path is now open to the public at Dufferin Grove Park as a memorial for a Toronto cyclist killed in 2011. Jenna Morrison was 38-years-old and pregnant with her second child when she died after being trapped beneath the wheels of a truck in November 2011. via Foot path at Dufferin Grove Park […]
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NEWS: Cycle Toronto’s Ward 15 Group Launches

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 10:32
Great to see another Ward group launching.  Follow Ward 15 on Facebook, or on Twitter at @ward15bikes Our Ward 15 Bikes group is born! Their mission? To improve the streets of the Eglinton Lawrence area, welcoming more people to the streets by bicycle! Thanks to everyone that attended. via Cycle Toronto – Facebook Photos.
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NEWS: Cycle Toronto’s Ward 15 Group Launches

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 10:32
Great to see another Ward group launching.  Follow Ward 15 on Facebook, or on Twitter at @ward15bikes Our Ward 15 Bikes group is born! Their mission? To improve the streets of the Eglinton Lawrence area, welcoming more people to the streets by bicycle! Thanks to everyone that attended. via Cycle Toronto – Facebook Photos.
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OH YEAH: Join Bike Share Toronto’s Social Media Team

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 11:34
This looks like it could be very fun. Bike Share Toronto is looking for 12 fabulous and social media savvy people to discover and promote the bike sharing experience. Your mission: Take six trips from any of our locations and go on an urban adventure, take photos of your trips using your smart phone and […]
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OH YEAH: Join Bike Share Toronto’s Social Media Team

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 11:34
This looks like it could be very fun. Bike Share Toronto is looking for 12 fabulous and social media savvy people to discover and promote the bike sharing experience. Your mission: Take six trips from any of our locations and go on an urban adventure, take photos of your trips using your smart phone and […]
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EVENT: Tues, Aug. 12 – Tune-Up Tuesday at College/Shaw Library

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 11:18
Via CycleToronto: Event date: 12 August, 2014 – 17:00 – 20:00 Join us Tuesday evenings this spring and summer for Tune Up Tuesdays! Get a free safety check or basic tune up from one of our Community Partners, chat with our volunteers about cycling issues in the city, sign up as a member, or just […]
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ELSEWHERE: Brooklyn Whole Foods to deliver by cargo bike

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 09:45
We already know that many US families are embracing the cargo bike for car-free transportation. Perhaps even more exciting is the fact that businesses are getting in on the act too. Instead of using vans to run their delivery scheme, the Whole Foods store on Third & 3rd in Brooklyn—which already features impressive sustainability credentials […]
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INFRASTRUCTURE: Richmond and Adelaide being prepped for new bikelanes

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 11:35
Richmond and Adelaide are coming!  I’m gonna make some special trips down there to be able to ride them. Curb lanes on Richmond and Adelaide have been ground down, in preparation for new asphalt we are putting down for the Cycle Tracks. via City of Toronto Cycling Facebook Page.
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INFRASTRUCTURE: Richmond and Adelaide being prepped for new bikelanes

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 11:35
Richmond and Adelaide are coming!  I’m gonna make some special trips down there to be able to ride them. Curb lanes on Richmond and Adelaide have been ground down, in preparation for new asphalt we are putting down for the Cycle Tracks. via City of Toronto Cycling Facebook Page.
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NEWS: Canada Post “apologizes” after telling cyclist to “go f-k yourself”, and it’s not nearly enough

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 09:43
A little bit of news in the story from yesterday, about a Canada Post worker parking his mail truck in a bikelane and then telling a cyclist to “go f-k yourself” when she documented it. Canada Post has apologized to the cyclist and taken “appropriate action” … but I don’t think they really have.  While […]
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NEWS: Canada Post “apologizes” after telling cyclist to “go f-k yourself”, and it’s not nearly enough

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 09:43
A little bit of news in the story from yesterday, about a Canada Post worker parking his mail truck in a bikelane and then telling a cyclist to “go f-k yourself” when she documented it. Canada Post has apologized to the cyclist and taken “appropriate action” … but I don’t think they really have.  While […]
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NEWS: Canada Post driver parks in bikelane, tells cyclist recording it to “go f–k yourself!”

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 15:27
This happened earlier this week. You can contact Canada Post using this handy part of their website (online, social media, phone and via mail) via: I stopped to report this Canada Post truck parked in the bike lane. Recorded the video instead. – YouTube.
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NEWS: Bay Street gets a bikelane! (for one miserable block)

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 22:20
Hey there!  Need to go north or south in the downtown core?  Wanna do it safely?  Want to do it in a bikelane, even a painted one, which atleast carves out some space for you?  Wanna do it somewhere in the 2 km stretch between St. George/Beverly and Sherbourne? Yeah, well, keep dreaming. Transportation services […]
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OH YEAH! Is Bicycling a Form of Preventive Health Care?

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 15:30
Recent studies continue to shed light on how everyday cycling is not only good for our cardiovascular health but also a way to save billions in health care costs. While everyday cycling is starting to be recognized as a low-impact form of exercise there remains resistance to accepting riding a bike as a form of […]
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TOURISM: Sightseeing by pedal power: Toronto (doesn’t) tout cycle tourism options

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 09:38
This article is basically an ad for Toronto Bicycle Tours… but more interesting is that it is NOT about Toronto touting cycle tourism options but that we are failing… that cycle tourism is big business and Toronto is letting it slip away by ignoring cycling infrastructure.  Make EVERY street bike-friendly.  Not just one here and […]
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