Scarborough Cycles: building bike culture beyond downtown.

 

Funded by the Metcalf Foundation Cycle City program, TCAT in partnership with CultureLink Settlement and Community Services, the Toronto Cycling Think & Do Tank (at the University of Toronto), and Cycle Toronto, has launched an innovative project called Scarborough Cycles: building bike culture beyond downtown.

Scarborough Cycles has opened community bike hubs at AccessPoint on Danforth (3079 Danforth Ave.) and Birchmount Bluffs Neighbourhood Centre (93 Birchmount Rd.).

Our Bike Hubs offer access to bicycles, tools, repair clinics, and provide civic engagement opportunities for residents.

The project goals include:

  1. Create and disseminate new knowledge about cycling in the suburbs.
  2. Build capacity among local agencies and individuals to support cycling.
  3. Address barriers to cycling.
  4. Engage with residents and stakeholders about the benefits of improved cycling infrastructure.

 

To learn more about Scarborough Cycles and how you or your organization can get involved, please contact:

Marvin Macaraig, Ph.D.
Scarborough Cycles Project Coordinator
Phone: 416 392 0260
Email: mmacaraig@tcat.ca
Website: www.scarboroughcycles.ca
Twitter: @ScarbCycles

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