Download the PBSC app for full access to the Bike Share Toronto system

INTRODUCING E-BIKES

Discover Bike Share Toronto's newly launched

pedal assist e-bike pilot program. 

Bike Share Toronto e-bike features

AS A CYCLIST, YOU MUST SHARE THE ROAD WITH OTHERS (E.G. CARS, BUSES, TRUCKS, MOTORCYCLES. UNDER THE HIGHWAY TRAFFIC ACT (HTA), A BICYCLE IS A VEHICLE, JUST LIKE A CAR OR TRUCK. CYCLISTS MUST OBEY ALL TRAFFIC LAWS AND HAVE THE SAME RESPONSIBILITIES AS DRIVERS. CYCLISTS CANNOT CARRY PASSENGERS IF THEIR BICYCLE IS MEANT FOR ONLY ONE PERSON.

How to Locate an E-bike

Users can locate e-bikes using the PBSC app, which can be downloaded here, or the system map on the Bike Share Toronto website. Follow the below steps to locate an e-bike in the system.

Find a Bike Share Toronto e-bike on the app

Locate an e-bike via the CycleFinder/PBSC app

 

  • Open the PBSC app on your smart device
  • Zoom out to view all 625 stations
  • Locate a station that has a black icon, instead of a green icon (a black icon indicates the station contains an e-bike)
  • Click on the station to check if it does have an available e-bike

Locate an e-bike via the website system map

 

  • Open the system map to see a detailed map of all 625 stations in the Bike Share Toronto system
  • Find a station with a small white lightning bolt within a black circular icon, indicating that it contains an available e-bike
  • Click on the station to confirm e-bike availability (interface shown in the image opposite)
Find a Bike Share Toronto e-bike on the map

City of Toronto Safety Laws

The Ontario Highway Traffic Act highlights the rules for cyclists and other vehicles to travel safely and predictably on City streets. The City of Toronto has By-Laws that regulate the safe use of different cycling infrastructure throughout the City. Please remember to bring your helmet when you plan on riding an e-bike. If you do not have the means to purchase a helmet but would like to try Bike Share Toronto's e-bikes, please contact CustomerService@BikeShareToronto.com.

Rules of the Road

Toronto's cycling infrastructure is growing, meaning more riders are on the road every day! Whether you’re an experienced cyclist or a new biker, discover our safety tips to ensure a safe ride.

Safety

Plan a Sensible Route

Use the PBSC app or our System Map to plan the route to your destination in advance. Use bike lanes when available.

Safety

Pre-Ride Safety Check

Adjust the seat to your height, check the brakes for resistance, and ensure both tires are inflated before you start riding.

Safety

Always Wear a Helmet

All riders should wear a helmet at all times with chin strap secured. Helmet use is mandatory for 16 and 17 year old riders.

Safety

Use Hand Signals

Extend your arm out and point in the direction you are planning to turn. To signal you are stopping, drop your left arm straight down.

Safety

Yield to Pedestrians

Bicyclists are required to yield the right of way to pedestrians in crosswalks and intersections. 

Safety

Stay off Sidewalks

Sidewalks are for pedestrian traffic only. When on the sidewalk, make sure you walk with your bike. 

Safety

Ride with Traffic

Bicyclists must ride in the same direction of traffic as cars and use a bike lane when available.

Safety

Obey Traffic Signals

Bicyclists must obey all traffic lights and signs. Not only is this the law, but these rules are in place to keep you safe!

Frequently Asked Questions