Most arguments against bike lanes are absurd. Consider this: We have wide roads everywhere to accommodate cars, most of which carry only one person. On either side of many of those roads, we have pedestrian sidewalks. In most large urban areas, we also have bus lanes and transit systems such as subways and rapid transit. When cyclists ride on roads, drivers often get annoyed. If they ride on sidewalks, pedestrians rightly get angry. Continue reading Bicycling infrastructure pays dividends – Science Matters
Fourth year co-op student Eric talks about his position as a Student Transportation Planning Technician for the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC). Continue reading Video: Cool Job – Service Planning at the TTC
Many companies talk the talk – but Canadian Tire Corporation is walking the walk when it comes to efforts in reducing energy use, greenhouse gas emissions and waste. Continue reading Canadian Tire’s Sustainability Strategy is on Track: Third Quarter Highlights
Given the importance of Ontario’s Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe, Greenbelt Act and Metrolinx’s “Big Move”, could road pricing help the province meet density targets, accelerate transit-oriented development, convert brownfields and protect green space? Continue reading Road Pricing and Smart Growth: Transport Futures Forum
Toronto – As schools across Ontario mark International Walk to School Day, a new report is calling on the provincial government and school boards to take steps to ensure that more children have the option to safely walk to school every day of the year. Continue reading New Report: Saving Money and Time with Active School Travel
SavedByBikes.com: A new approach for an old problemBy Nathan Shaw A bicycle is not just a bicycle to Steve Inniss. … Continue reading Can our cities be “Saved by Bikes”?
Alberta Premier Ed Stelmach is intrigued by his Saskatchewan counterpart’s vision for environmentally friendly highways across the nation, but is holding back approval until more details come out. Continue reading Green highway plan gains traction