Montreal Monday: Bixi bikes, surreal trees, and a green transit boss

Each Monday, we bring you some of the popular posts from our sister blog, Spacing Montréal. We’ll keep an eye open for topics and discussions that are pertinent to current public space issues in Toronto.

• Chris Erb got a great gander at Bixi, Montreal’s new shared bikes, at the Micro/Macro conference hosted by CAPS (Canadian Association of Planning Students).

• Bronwyn Chester is awed by Scotch pines in Angrignon Park. Chester includes the history of these surreal-looking pines from the 19th century, from post-second World War to present day.

• Alanah Heffez writes how environmental organinzations are excited to see Michel Labrecque take control as the president of the Societe de Transport de Montreal (STM) and André Lavallée promoted to Vice-President of the Executive Committee.