Last week there seemed to be a theme in the cycling news I came across: "problems and solutions". I liked how all the ideas spoke to problems we have here.
Reclaiming the street in Dhaka, Bangladesh:
If we loved our kids more than our cars
Cyclists fare best if they can treat themselves to a road without motor vehicles. This is the message cyclists gave researchers at the University of British Columbia working on a study called Cycling in Cities, led by Professor Kay Teschke.
As a member of the newly-formed Toronto Cycling Advisory Committee, I will be attending a meeting next week with Antonio Medeiros, a project manager at Waterfront Toronto. He is working on the design for the Martin Goodman Trail at Ontario Place that will run along the south side of Lakeshore Drive directly south of Exhibition Place.
A 16-year-old Toronto teenager tells the National Post about her harrowing experience trying to commute to her summer job...by bike.
In her story, she asks the eternal question: Usually — and generously — cyclists move to the side of the road to allow faster moving vehicles to pass.