Live data map for the Bike Share Toronto bikeshare system in Toronto, Canada. Click map for interactive version. BIXI is slated to launch in Toronto on May 3 with 1, bikes spread out over 80 stations. While we’re all for. About Bixi: Bixi is a public bicycle rental system that originated in Montreal. It is based on the popular “Velib” bicycle rental system in Paris, France.

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Though Hamilton’s SoBi system consists of only bikes, compared to Toronto’s 1, the ability to park bikes anywhere makes them more attractive to users, who don’t have to worry about finding a station which there toronyo more of than in Toronto next to every destination. What’s your take on the systems?

About us General Information Privacy Policy. It is also not explained very well on the service kiosks. Last Thursday we rented Bixie bikes to ride around the U of T.

Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Of course, real success might require that the operation expands to include other Toronto neighborhoods. It will launch in the downtown core of the city, bordered roughly by Bloor, Jarvis, Lakeshore and Spadina.

Standing on the precipice of mmap major expansion, Toronto Bike Share is set to provide expanded and more comprehensive service to Torontonians. Bixi is a public bicycle rental system that originated in Montreal. It will launch with 1, bicycles at 80 Bixi stations spread around the downtown core, approximately metres apart. Click map for interactive version BIXI is slated to launch otronto Toronto on May 3 with 1, bikes spread out over 80 stations.

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Yep, the fee structure needs to be more clearly presented at stations and on the BIXI website. For corporations, Bixi has lots of information about buying gift certificates for employees as well as sponsorship opportunities.

While Toronto’s system features low-tech bicycles and high-tech parking stations, each of Hamilton’s city bikes has its own GPS tracker and payment interface, meaning that using a bike does not involve paying at a central terminal.

Bixi’s financial problems, together with the program’s limited success in Toronto, has curtailed the program’s expansion, leaving the network relatively unchanged since its launch, and undersized in relation to many other cities.

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Yet, beyond the laudable investments in expanded infrastructure, some of the structural advantages of Hamilton’s system provide a possible blueprint for future evolution. In MY view, it is misleading. Rob Ford is unlikely to get angry at it.

Contact Sean Wheldrake at swheldra toronto. For the uninitiated, BIXI is simple to use: The project milestones mwp be achieved by November 30, to launch the program by May 1, I rode the bixi system in Montreal last fall and it was great! Such a great option for tourist — I hope they utilize it and are not afraid to ride the mean streets of TO.

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I have a 16 year old French exchange student staying with my 15 year old daughter. Is this something you have time for as a tourist or a student? The day, I road a bike for 5hr. Rendering of a Hamilton SoBi station, image courtesy of SoBi Hamilton Though Hamilton’s SoBi system only launched a few months ago March 20thit already boasts more users 5, active as of early than Toronto’s system, thanks in large part torontl its greater convenience and ease of use, together with lower maintenance costs, which pass savings along to the consumer.

Since launching in Montreal it has expanded or has plans to expand to LondonMelbourneMinneapolisBoston and Toronto. To be fair, you are correct that my info is not thorough…… in a comment box. Firstly, the ” unlock code ” sent to a bixj phone allows for a bike to be quickly rented, avoiding potential lineups at a separate terminal. Lets hope that the Toronto system is sustainable and successful, and that it expands beyond its initial service area before Rob Ford gets angry at it.

Check out BIXI Toronto’s 80 downtown bike locations on one interactive map

I think you should check the facts to make sure your data is correct. UrbanToronto Development Map Search condos and other developments. View the discussion torontp.