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Smiling people ride bikes over a bridge.

Spring Spruce Up: How to ABC Safety Check your bike

Whether you’ve been riding all winter, you’re getting your bike out for the first time in a while, or you regularly ride there are a few simple things you can do to make sure your bike is ready to ride… it’s as simple as ABC.

By Ry Shissler on Mar 22, 2021

  ABC Check, Basic Bike Maintenance, spring, Summer, education, cycling education

Lake Shore Boulevard West at Ontario Place is open with many people riding bikes on it.

Keep ActiveTO on Lake Shore W, Support a Complete Street on Yonge, 2021 projects & more

Yesterday, the City released its agenda for the Infrastructure and Environment Committee (IEC). It shows what we can expect from both temporary ActiveTO projects and permanent cycling projects proposed for this year.

People walk and cycle on Bayview St

Expanding ActiveTO Major Road Openings

We're calling on the City to reintroduce ActiveTO Major Road Openings and expand them equitably. Where are we proposing and how can you help.

By Ry Shissler on Mar 03, 2021

  ActiveTO, Major Road Openings, active transportation, action alert

A map of Toronto's bikeway network with colours representing the route's level of stress

ActiveTO, Bike Lanes, and Low-Stress Cycling

If you’ve had a chance to ride your bike in any of the new bike lanes installed last summer through ActiveTO, it’s easy to see just how much more comfortable these streets are to ride your bike on. Now, a new research paper backs this up.

By Ry Shissler on Feb 25, 2021

  Facts and Figures, ActiveTO, Keep ActiveTO, bike lanes, COVID-19, Research

A man examines a bike wheel while his student looks on.

Cycling Educators Wanted

Cycle Toronto and CultureLink are looking for Cycling Educators to deliver programs online and across Toronto.

By Ry Shissler on Feb 25, 2021

  jobs, Work, cycling educators, CultureLink, StreetSmartsTO

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Board of Directors - Call for Nominees - 2021

Nominations for Cycle Toronto’s Board of Director candidates are now open! Nominations close Monday, March 1, 2021 at midnight.

By Ry Shissler on Feb 05, 2021

  Board of Directors, membership, AGM, Annual General Meeting

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

Supporting YongeTOmorrow

The YongeTOmorrow project will be voted on by Toronto City Council later today and we expect it to pass. At time of posting, 15 Councillors have pledged their support for a redesign of Yonge Street downtown that puts people before cars.

A diverse group of people pose with their bike. A man in the centre has his arms spread wide.

Breaking Barriers to Biking with Christopher McGarrell & ManDemCC presented by MEC

Parry Sound. That’s where Christopher McGarrell had to go to purchase his new bike this summer. It was more than a two hour drive to pick up something that helps him have fun, get some exercise, keep his spirits up, and move around the city.

By Ry Shissler on Jan 28, 2021

  Bike Month, Advocacy Forum, ManDemCC, encouragement, Community

A cross section of Yonge Street with bike lanes, wide sidewalks, subway lines and four lanes of car traffic.

REimagining Yonge Passed at City Council

City Council, including the Mayor, voted 18-5 in favour of moving forward with the REimagining Yonge project. This will see Yonge Street in North York transformed when it is rebuilt as a “complete street.”

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