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Snow Big Deal: Could snow clearing improve this winter?

Snow Big Deal: Could snow clearing improve this winter?

We need to respond rapidly and adapt quickly to make our city safe and accessible this winter due to the pandemic.

On the right: Keep ActiveTO. On the left: people ride bikes in a bike lane

Ring & Post October: Keep Active, Toronto

ActiveTO brought us Quiet Streets, Major Road Openings, and temporary bike lanes. Now, we need your help to keep ActiveTO and help expand it in the future.

Bike Month Bingo: Completing every square

One of our Bike Month Bingo participants was so enthusiastic about the contest that they completed every single bingo square. Here is what Emma had to say about their experience:

By Ry Shissler on Oct 30, 2020

  Bike Month

Image of people biking in a busy protected bike lane beside an active patio. Text: Coming to midtown Yonge in 2021

Council Votes: Midtown Yonge bike lanes in 2021?

We may see a Destination Danforth-style temporary bike lane on Yonge St — but we need your help to make sure it happens

By Ry Shissler on Oct 28, 2020

  Yonge, Midtown, Yonge Loves Bikes, Midtown Yonge, Yonge Street

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

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