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June 28/09 9:50 am - New Website To Help Cyclists Take Full Advantage Of Greater Toronto Area Transit

Posted by Editoress on 06/28/09

Waterfront trailWith millions invested making GTA transit bicycle-friendlier, a new website aims to show cyclists how to take full advantage

For nine weeks starting July 13th, a new public awareness website - - will shine some sunlight on where to go and what to do with all those new bike racks we’re seeing on inter-regional transit and local buses.

“With buses joining commuter trains, subways, highway coaches and the ferry in carrying bicycles,” says Donald Wiedman, founder of, “local tourism and clean air are in for a big boost this summer.” The website aims to kick-start and help sustain new inter-modal transportation behaviours across the GTA – for exercise, local travel and the commute to work.

Media Conference – official launch of (


Time:  11:00 a.m. to 11:20 a.m.

Place: High Park TTC Subway Station, Bloor Street West, Toronto

With: Adrian Heaps – chair, City of Toronto Cycling Advisory Committee
Adam Giambrone - chair, Toronto Transit Commission
Donald Wiedman – founder, and GO-by-Bike to Ajax (2008)

Invited:  Representatives from: GO Transit, Metrolinx, Waterfront Trail, Trans Canada Trail, Toronto & Region Conservation, Durham Tourism, City of Pickering, Town of Ajax, Town of Whitby, Town of Grimsby and City of Burlington.

From July 13 to September 13, will feature a weekly sample destination, affordable and easily reached by bike + bus, subway, ferry, motor coach or commuter train. – get right on it!


Press release


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