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Dear Toronto City Council: Support Bixi

Rather than extending or guaranteeing more loans that will make Bixi less viable, Toronto should invest in the valuable public service by purchasing it outright. The purchase of Bixi’s outstanding debt would be no more than a footnote in the city’s budget.

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Let’s jump into the helmet debate, shall we?

Nothing seems to inspire more heated debate among cycling advocates and enthusiasts than helmets. Whether they should be worn by law, by suggestion or at all is a hot discussion topic these days. Everyone has an opinion. This week the …

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What’s in a name?

Last month, members of the Toronto Cyclists Union received an email from the organization’s Board of Directors, introducing the new name they had chosen for the organization. At the upcoming Annual General Meeting, members will vote on accepting the Board’s …

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Who will be the champion of Toronto’s bike network?

The real cycling superheroes will be the city councillors who vote against the Fords’ ridiculous, car-focused transportation plan. These superheroes will save Toronto from becoming one of the only cities in the world to remove bicycle infrastructure instead of promoting healthy alternatives to vehicle traffic.

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How to ride a bike on Queen Street

Cycling on the streets of Toronto is fun, convenient, enjoyable and relatively safe, but it’s also a serious responsibility. You are traffic and you could be hurt or hurt someone else if you don’t take it seriously. Biking on Queen Street can be a challenge, but once you do it a few times you’ll see just how easy it is.

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