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The Most Unlikely Cyclist Weeks 3, 4, 5

Week 3 was very rainy.  So rainy I did not manage to commute to work once.  Or at least I think it was rainy.  Maybe it was actually just really busy at work with fancy meetings where I couldn’t afford to start my day dodging traffic and getting sweaty.Anyway, I did ride my bike once […]

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The Most Unlikely Cyclist… Week 2

So, I rode my new bike on Friday, May 29 for National Bike to Work Week.  No problems.  I didn’t die, and no one honked at me.  One guy might have yelled at me from his truck window, but he also might have been on the phone or shouting at the radio – I am […]

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The Most Unlikely Cyclist … Cycles!

The City of Vaughan, in collaboration with Smart Commute NTV held its 3rd annual Most Unlikely Cyclist contest in June. Contestants were invited to tell us why they were indeed the Most Unlikely Cyclist, and why we should buy them a bike. Meet our winner, Ruthanne Price. Yesterday I met Kailyn, Khushpal, and Tyler at […]

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Rethink Series: RE-MODE your commute

What an exciting time to travel around the region this summer! With the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games less than a month away and the weather warming up, there is no better time to rethink the way you travel. Smart Commute is calling all you Greater Golden Horseshoe folks to rethink your commute and […]

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It’s not too late to prepare!

The TORONTO 2015 Pan Am and Parapan Am Games are coming to the Greater Golden Horseshoe region this summer. This will be the largest international multi-sport event Canada has ever hosted! It is anticipated that the Games will draw more than 10,000 athletes and officials, 250,000 visitors and 4,000 media  representatives. This means more people […]

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Smart Commute Week – by the numbers!

It takes Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) residents an average of 82 minutes a day to commute from home to work. Considering that 70 per cent of commuters in Toronto, for instance, travel to work by car, it’s no wonder that we are plagued by traffic congestion. During Smart Commute Week GTHA residents were […]

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Honda Canada – First Auto Manufacturer to Join Smart Commute

Honda Canada joined the Smart Commute program because it aligns with their core values and 2020 Vision. A key aspect of this vision is to reduce the environmental impact of business operations. The recent launch of a carpool program at their head office campus in Markham, Ontario is one step towards this goal. Considering that […]

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Frustrated with your commute? There’s a tool for that!

New online tool for smart commuters Gridlock, wasted time and poor air quality all point to a problem commuters face daily in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA). To the rescue comes a new online tool developed by Smart Commute that is aimed at steering people away from drive-alone trips by helping them explore […]

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