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Call for Nominees for Cycle Toronto Board of Directors, 2022

Nominations for Cycle Toronto’s Board of Director candidates are now open! Nominations close Tuesday, March 3, 2022 at midnight.

By Sonam Vashisth on Feb 08, 2022

  Board of Directors, membership, AGM, Annual General Meeting

Harbord bike lane in Toronto covered in Snow

Winter cycling shouldn’t be this hard

Review of inconsistent and incomplete snow clearing in bike lanes from the past week

Ry on their way to Tommy Thompson park, and their view from their bike ride at the park

My first bike ride was in the middle of winter and I loved it!

What I discovered about winter cycling in Toronto is that the biggest difficulties are the ones that are there all year long

By Sonam Vashisth on Jan 19, 2022

  cycling through winter, City of Toronto

Taneisha wears a bike helmet outside Union Station

What does it take to get someone on a bike?

This year, I was excited to lead our effort to bring cycling engagement activities to all 25 wards in the city — a first for our organization. Through pop-up bike safety stations, Get Lit! bike light giveaways, and educational workshops...

By Ry Shissler on Dec 24, 2021

  Accelerate Our Advocacy, Stories

Multi-couloured Toronto sign at night with a water fountain in front of it

2020 ActiveTO Permanent, 100 km of New Bikeways in Three Years

Yesterday was a big day for cycling at City Hall — loads of cycling initiatives were approved!

Sonam stands beside her bike as the sun sets over Lake Ontario

What does it take to build a culture of cycling?

When I moved to my new neighbourhood earlier this year, the culture of cycling was readily apparent; I could walk down the street and see people riding bikes in large numbers. I could see people like me getting around not just for fun, but...

By Ry Shissler on Dec 14, 2021

  Accelerate Our Advocacy, Stories

Many people ride bikes on Danforth Avenue including a child

Destination Danforth: The Final Push

City Council will decide this week whether to keep Destination Danforth

By Ry Shissler on Dec 10, 2021

  ConnectDanforth, ConnectKingston

Overhead view of people riding bikes on a wide road. Text reads "Scarborough Needs a Cycling Network"

Scarborough Needs a Cycling Network: A Documentary

We found were many positives shared across these experiences — joy, health, utility, cost savings, and more. However, there was an equal amount of fear, danger, lack of safety, and the common knowledge that Scarborough roads take lives.

Kevin rides an orange Cycle Toronto cargo bike on a trail in Scarborough

What does it take to get a bike lane built?

There is a lot of work ahead in 2022, but Cycle Toronto’s team of staff, volunteers, and local partners are ready to meet this moment. Through our advocacy, we make the change we want to see in our city. We don’t build bike lanes; we get them built.

By Ry Shissler on Dec 08, 2021

  Accelerate Our Advocacy

A man wearing a bike helmet in a park. Text reads "Mohammed cycle educator"

Essential Cycling Tips

Five essential cycling tips everyone should know

By Ry Shissler on Dec 01, 2021

  cycling education, education, video, Essential Cycling Tips