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People wear masks as they ride bikes in a protected bike lane beside street-level patios

Cycling Recommended for Recovery and Rebuild from Pandemic

Reflecting on a summer of advocacy and looking forward to how we can build a just and equitable city for all

By Ry Shissler on Oct 28, 2020

  TORR, ActiveTO, CafeTO, active transportation, TTC, transit, COVID-19, Pandemic Recovery

A photo of LakeShore Boulevard West shows that the eastbound lanes have been opened up to people to get around using active transportation. Many people are seen cycling on the road.

Advocacy Success: ActiveTO being extended into October

Email the City of Toronto to show your support!

By Tamara Nahal on Sep 29, 2020

  ActiveTO, Major Road Openings, Quiet Streets

Support for protected bike lanes climbs to 84%. Image of rising graph with bikes on it.

Support Growing for Toronto Bike Lanes

Nearly 85% of residents now in favour

A realistic rendering of Yonge street shows a vibrant patio scene. People ride bikes in a protected bike lane amidst lush trees.

City’s proposal for protected bike lanes along downtown Yonge unveiled

This week, the City of Toronto unveiled its final recommendations for the design for the future of downtown Yonge Street from College Street to Queen Street. This project has been years in the making, and we are encouraged by the recommended vision for do

By Kevin Rupasinghe on Sep 03, 2020

  Yonge, Yonge Tomorrow, Downtown, action alert, pedestrian priority, Protected Bike Lanes

A man stands holding an ice cream cone in front of the store Uncle Betty's

Are you joining in for #BikeFridays?

#BikesLoveYonge’s newest campaign encourages Torontonians to buy local and bike local with #BikeFridays

By Tamara Nahal on Aug 21, 2020

  Midtown, Yonge, #BuyLocalBikeLocal, #BikeFridays

Several FedEx cargo bikes with riders are lined up next to a Cycle Toronto cargo bike. A person in plain clothes gives instructions

Benefits of Cargo Bike Parcel Delivery

As more businesses adopt bicycles for deliveries that means less vehicles on the road reducing emissions, congestion, delivery costs, and risk of injury to vulnerable road users.

By Ry Shissler on Aug 14, 2020

  Cargo Bike, Parcel Delivery, workshops, Guest Post, Curbside Cycle

Where should we expand ActiveTO? Here's what we've heard

We asked you to send us your ideas on where you’d like to see Major Road Openings, temporary bike lanes, and accelerations of the Bike Plan.

Etobicoke Creek Trail between QEW and Marie Curtis Park

Guest post: Biking for Recreation vs. Transportation: The suburban cycling experience

Reflections on living in "the in between" and getting around by bike in west Toronto

By Laura Fylyshtan on Aug 05, 2020

  Suburban Cycling, ActiveTO, cycling infrastructure, infrastructure

ActiveTO Next Stop: Overlea?

Destination Danforth can’t be the last stop for ActiveTO. Residents of Thorncliffe and Flemingdon Park are still waiting: will there be cycling improvements on Overlea?

By Tamara Nahal on Jul 30, 2020

  ActiveTO, Overlea, Thorncliffe Park, Flemingdon Park

Bloor West rendering with protected bike lanes

ActiveTO is here; what about the Bloor West Bikeway Extension?

The Bloor W Bikeway Extension is coming soon. Learn about improvements, installation timing, and other details.

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