Responding to COVID-19
Cycling in the time of COVID-19
Our daily lives have changed dramatically in the past few weeks as the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread around the world. We’d like to help explain what the virus means for cycling in Toronto.
New to cycling? Get started here:
The Toronto Cycling Handbook
Read up on road rules, bike maintenance tips, and cycling etiquette in the official Toronto Cycling Handbook. Standard edition available in 13 languages!
Toronto Bikeways: Bike Lanes, Multi-Use Paths, and More
Toronto has many options for people who prefer not to ride their bikes with car traffic. Check out the different types of cycling infrastructure in the city and other bike-friendly ways to get around!
How to Plan your Bike Route
Learn how to plan a route to bike in the city, with some suggestions on types of websites and apps to use.
The Toronto Cycling Handbook: Family Edition
Have you ever seen an elaborate cargo bike or trailer set-up and thought "I want to ride with my kids, but that just seems too complicated and expensive?" The Toronto Cycling Handbook: Family Edition shows you that it's doable.
If you have always wanted to start cycling, but don't know where to start, check out this website for tips and inspirational stories from fellow beginner bike riders.
Road Rules Videos
When it comes to getting around Toronto, knowing the rules is one thing - understanding the reality is another. This video series is good for people on bikes and in cars!
Thinking about cycling more? Check out these resources:
Biking while Pregnant Q&A
Thinking of riding a bike while expecting a child? Our Executive Director went through the experience and shared her insights. Plus, there are loads more resources.
Cycling Infrastructure Outside the Core
From leafy trails to rustic bridges, there are many examples of cycling infrastructure all across the city. Here are some of our favourites.
Tips for Shopping by Bike
Heading to store to pick up something awesome doesn't have to be an exercise in frustration as you drive around looking for that perfect parking spot that you'll end up paying for in cash. Any standard bike can be used for your weekly shopping trips.
Fall / Spring Riding Tips
The transition from summer to winter and back means changing how you ride. Learn what you can do to be prepared.
Winter Riding Tips
Keep riding all winter long: review our key winter riding tips to be a four season cyclist.
When you ride after sunset you need to make sure you're visible. Read about what you should do when you Get Lit!
Reporting Snow in Bike Lanes
How to report winter maintenance issues in Toronto.
Patrick Brown, a Senior Partner at McLeish Orlando Critical Injury Law Firm, answers bike riders’ questions when it comes to their safety and legal rights in sharing the road.
Toronto Cycling Network
The City of Toronto’s up-to-date and interactive map of the Toronto Cycling Network.
Cycling in Toronto
This is the City of Toronto’s hub for all information cycling related.
Do-It-Yourself Bike Shops and Clinics
A list of DIY bike shops and clinics across Toronto. We update this list whenever possible. Have a suggestion? Email us!
Renters Insurance, coverage and getting compensated. A workshop featuring Tony Lafazanis.
Bicycle repair photo by Matthew Roth