BixiTO bikes are on the street: launches today. Now we want more
One week until BIXI Toronto launch! Stations going in
Dave Meslin got a video of one of the first BIXI stations being installed on Toronto streets.
Mind the bike lane gap: the joys and annoyances of London cycling
Pricing bike-sharing to make it self-sufficient in a car culture
How we got to BIXI Toronto: an almost exhaustive background on bikesharing in Toronto
Animated maps of bike traffic habits
Via the Bike-sharing blog, an animated video of "Boris Bikes" (as the BIXI bikes in London, UK have been nicknamed after Mayor Boris) by Dr. Martin Austwick at the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis - University College London - being used in one day when the London tube was on strike.
As mass transit goes, one can see the expanded possibilities for short trips over a wide area.
BIXI Toronto very close to reality
With a whisper we find out that city staff have a two week extension to wrap up the last of the negotiations and sign the contract with PBSC (which operates BIXI). Kudos to BlogTO for following up with city staff:
More sponsorship needed before BIXI Toronto will launch
The Toronto Star and CBC Metro Morning's Matt Galloway have already announced that BIXI Toronto is a done deal: the bikes will be launching next May.