Bike Share Toronto is launching pedal assist e-bikes as part of a pilot program.
Here, you can get familiar with e-bikes, including:
All riders are required to wear a helmet while riding an e-bike in accordance with the Highway Traffic Act (HTA)
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.
Locate an e-bike via the CycleFinder/PBSC app
Locate an e-bike via the website system map
UNLOCK: Receive a 5-digit code from the station kiosk upon purchase or via the CycleFinder/PBSC app. Enter your code into a dock, or use the QR code feature, to unlock and ride.
RIDE: Enjoy unlimited 30-minute, station-to-station trips while your pass is active. After 30 minutes, overage fees apply. Return your bike to any station citywide to end your trip.
REPEAT: To continue riding, request a new unlock code at a station kiosk by selecting "I Have a Pass" or through the CycleFinder/PBSC app by tapping a station on the map.
Read more on how the system works. 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 cannot passengers if their bicycle is meant for only one person.
Please ensure you dock every 30 minutes to avoid overage fees. To learn more about overage fees, please visit our Pricing page.
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.
Use Cyclefinder/PBSC, the Transit App or our System Map to plan the route to your destination in advance. Use bike lanes when available.
Adjust the seat to your height, check the brakes for resistance, and ensure both tires are inflated before you start riding.
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.
Bicyclists are required to yield the right of way to pedestrians in crosswalks and intersections.
Sidewalks are for pedestrian traffic only. When on the sidewalk, make sure you walk with your bike.
Bicyclists must ride in the same direction of traffic as cars and use a bike lane when available.
Bicyclists must obey all traffic lights and signs. Not only is this the law, but these rules are in place to keep you safe!
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.
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.