City council voted to amend and adopt the speed limit along the Bayview extension setting it back to 60km/h.
I usually just throw my bike in the car and ride in Algonquin Park. But even if I’m just going to ride here and there I might as well know how to look after my bike or even how to tell when it should be looked after,” Lynn Rice said.
When he was a boy, Anthony Humphreys rode his bicycle everywhere – from Maurice Cody School, near Bayview and Davisville avenues, to the shore of Lake Ontario and even to the downtown core. Today, Humphreys, 42, still cycles up to 20 hours a week. His 22-year-old black Norco bush pilot takes him to grocery stores, bike trails and occasionally to work. Given the choice, however, particularly where the city plans light rapid transit lines, Humphreys would appreciate some protection for cyclists.
Rob Ford’s choice for TTC chair has the new mayor’s campaign slogan top-of-mind. Rob Ford takes over the Toronto mayor’s office on Dec. 1. Yesterday, he announced his choices for chairs of standing committees from among elected city councilors.
A Toronto cycling advocate supports the arrival of a new bike-sharing enterprize in the city. Bixi offers cyclists, who buy monthly or annual passes, a service to share bikes on a user need basis. Already popular in Montreal, London and Paris, Bixi will be inaugurated in Toronto in May next year. Over 1,000 bikes will […]
As mayoral candidates battled over the Vision for Toronto downtown this week, to much less fanfare, the Vision for Toronto Neighbourhoods panel took place in Thorncliffe Park. Whether due to the rain or difficulty locating the meeting, just a dozen people came out, a point that did not escape cyclist Yvonne Bambrick. “So we’re going to […]
As a year-round cyclist, Yvonne Bambrick knows how to get around Toronto. So when she goes from Queen and Spadina up to York Mills and Leslie to work, she knows exactly what path to take. That is, until she found another path on a website called Ride the City.
Toronto cycling advocates launched a new campaign to focus on the positive interactions between cyclists and motorists.