Author of “Teardown: Rebuilding Democracy from the Ground Up”. Founder of Cycle Toronto, Unlock Democracy Canada and the Toronto Public Space Committee. Now living in Eugenia, Ontario.

Bike fees: Misinformed, misguided and a step backwards for Toronto

From today’s Toronto Star: Giorgio Mammoliti boldly announced Wednesday that if elected mayor, he would introduce a $20-$30... Read More

Ballots & Bus Drivers: April is Town Hall Month

Despite recent media reports, I’d like to say that I’m having a good week.  In fact, I haven’t been this excited... Read More

Richmond & Adelaide: Two-Way or Bikeway?

While much has been said about the pedestrianization of Times Square in Manhattan, little attention has been focused on another bold... Read More

Bike blitz: helpful or harmful?

Yesterday marked the beginning of this year’s Bike Blitz.  Officially, it’s called the “Safe Cycling — Share the... Read More

Bicycle Advocacy Workshop at City Hall

Council Chambers, Toronto City Hall (Queen & Bay) Sunday April 13 – 11:00am to 4:00pm Learn how to improve cycling... Read More

Grow up, Globe

Today’s edition of the Globe and Mail has a feature story called “Grow up, cyclists”. It’s a story about... Read More

Toronto is the black sheep of the White Nights

Nuit Blanche has come and gone and proved once again to be a wonderful evening for thousands of participants. And once again, the... Read More

Seattle’s street furniture is so silly

I’m on the west coast doing some travelling and I can’t help but notice how strange some of these cities are. For example... Read More

Rivertown Fantasy

I awoke this morning to the sound of thunder and the deep hum of raindrops crashing through trees, knocking leaves to the ground. I... Read More