Motor make-believe

Make-believe is a beautiful thing when you’re defending a car-dominated transportation system amidst a disturbing road casualty toll... Read More

The long history of cycling in Windsor, Canada’s Motor City

The Windsor Law Centre for Cities at the University of Windsor recently published a detailed history of cycling in Canada’s... Read More

Searching for Black history in Niagara-on-the-Lake

We did the Black thing as we passed each other on the trail — nods of mutual recognition, a celebration that we are still here. I had... Read More

2021 Toronto Bike Plan Update: Does it Build Back Better?

The City of Toronto is currently working on the 2021 – 2023 Cycling Implementation Plan, which will come to the Infrastructure and... Read More

Scarborough’s First Bicycle Path – and the students behind it

The university students behind Scarborough’s first bicycle path couldn’t have predicted that it would one day provide a lifeline to... Read More

REID: Is ActiveTO on life support?

On a Sunday in the middle of May, I went for a bike ride along the south end of Bayview Ave., which was open to pedestrians and... Read More

REID: Yes exit

It’s the kind of thing that has always hung out at the edge of our urban consciousness, that we used to occasionally notice and find... Read More

Progress during a pandemic – a cycling year in review

Toronto City Council approved a ten year bike plan in June 2016, which called for 335 kilometres of on-street cycling infrastructure... Read More

LORINC: 2020, a year of urban resilience

The answer to the “whither-cities” question that’s buzzed around the edges of pandemic punditry was never seriously in... Read More

Ten tips for the cycling advocate at City Hall

When Bells on Bloor was formed in 2007, we thought that convincing City Hall to install bike lanes was simply a question of... Read More