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Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Daily Ontario Trails News from the Ontario Trails Council

BIXI Toronto in financial trouble, city wants to restructure deal
Toronto Star
Just two years after its launch, BIXI Toronto has hit financial trouble and city staff are recommending council restructure its relationship with the public bicycle program to protect its $4.8-million loan guarantee. But BIXI says it's being set up to ...
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Cycle Toronto calls on City Hall to Purchase & Expand BIXI Toronto ...
"BIXI Toronto is an important part of our transit system," said Jared Kolb, Executive Director of Cycle Toronto. "Public bike systems fill the gap between trips too ...
cycleto.ca/.../cycle-toronto-calls-city-hall-purchase-expand-bix...


Bixi: Think of bike-sharing as transit, advocates say, and the way forward is ...
Toronto Star
The same philosophy — bike-sharing as public transit — should drive the future of Bixi in Toronto, says Jared Kolb, executive director of Cycle Toronto. “The thing about bike-sharing as public transit is that it won't pick you up and drop you right ...
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Toronto will 'absolutely not' subsidize BIXI bike share system, says Mayor Rob ...
National Post
The bike share system that has been a downtown Toronto fixture for two years is struggling to cover its operating costs because of debt payments, leading city officials to suggest “restructuring” a deal that currently has the municipality backstopping ...
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Bike-friendly business puts Pelham on the map
Welland Tribune
For cyclists looking for more information about places to cycle, maps and a list of bicycle-friendly businesses, the Welcome Cyclists Network is the go-to source. The network is a program that certifies and promotes bicycle tourism across Ontario and ...
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Toronto Social Bicycle Meetup (Road, Mountain, Trail) (Toronto, ON ...
This is an Active Meetup group for those who love to bike. We will have events for : - Road Bikers (80km+ rides) and Ride for Heart, Cancer Rides - Mountain ...
www.meetup.com/Toronto-Biking/


MS Bike – Toronto
Town Crier Newspapers
As the largest cycling series in North America, MS Bike includes six one- or two-day tours across Ontario between July 7 and September 8, 2013. Visit msbike.ca or contact Candice Hamel at msbiketoronto@mssociety.ca or 416-967-3038 to register today.
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Ultimate summer ride guide: three ways to enjoy two wheelsNational Post
For example, Ontario's 780-km Waterfront Trial is beginner friendly (read: no hills) and you can start anywhere from Niagara-on-the-Lake to Cornwall. You can take VIA's new bike train to Ontario's wine region, which makes it easy to hop on and off with ...
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Walkonomics App Rates Toronto's Most Walkable Streets
Techvibes (blog)
Davies told me that they chose Toronto as the first Canadian city based on its size as well as its reputation for being walking-friendly but most importantly because of its wide selection of open data. He intends to rollout additional Canadian cities ...
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Fireworks return to Kayak Challenge
Timmins Press
For the second year in a row, the Great Canadian Kayak Challenge was named one of Ontario's Top 100 Festivals and Events for 2013 by Festivals and Events ...


Ontario, Manitoba agree to manage natural hertiage area - SooToday.com
SooToday.com
MARIE - David Orazietti, MPP was joined today in Thunder Bay by Manitoba's Minister of Conservation and Water Stewardship, Gord Mackintosh, to announce that the provinces of Ontario and Manitoba are working together to protect and manage the ...
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