Knowledge Centre Backgrounders

Bike Lanes, On-Street Parking and Business: Danforth Infographic

Posted on August 21, 2014
This one-page infographic backgrounder, released on Aug 21, 2014, captures the highlights of TCAT’s report titled “Bike Lanes, On-Street  Parking and Business: A Study of Danforth Avenue in Toronto Danforth Neighbourhood” published in March 2010.

Bike Lanes, On-Street Parking and Business: Bloor Annex Infographic

Posted on August 21, 2014
This one-page infographic backgrounder, released on Aug 21, 2014, captures the highlights of TCAT's report titled “Bike Lanes, On-Street  Parking and Business: A Study of Bloor Street in Toronto’s Annex Neighbourhood” published in February 2009.

Building a Toronto That Moves

Posted on June 3, 2014
For the first time, active transportation and public transit community leaders came together and identified 12 actions they want candidates for City Council to take to build a Toronto that moves. The 12 actions are in a new report released ...Read More

The Other 25%: A Summary

Posted on February 20, 2014
On Feb 20, 2014, TCAT released this easily digestible graphical one-page summary that distills The Other 25%: Active Transportation Investment and The Big Move, a comprehensive report exploring the current status of active transportation in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton ...Read More

Why Should We Invest in Active Transportation?

Posted on May 24, 2013
This backgrounder provides information about the opportunity and strong support that exists for more investment in active transportation, comparative options and infographics for how to spend funds on active transportation as opposed to other transportation modes, and the multiple benefits ...Read More

Economic Impacts of Active Transportation Backgrounder

Posted on October 9, 2012
  This backgrounder discusses some of the economic impacts related to walking and cycling within an urban environment, in terms of impacts on businesses and real estate, personal and public finances, and indirect impacts such as health and productivity. It ...Read More

Bikeway Options Backgrounder

Posted on December 1, 2011
TCAT is pleased to release a backgrounder on five different bikeway options currently in use or under consideration by the City of Toronto. Under the direction of the TCAT Director and Steering Committee, this backgrounder was developed by Jessica Stronghill, ...Read More
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