What’s Going on in August at Bike Share Toronto?

08/13/2019

What a month it has been celebrating Bike Share Toronto‘s 2019 expansion!

 

Growing to a whopping 5,000 bikes and 465 stations, we are thrilled to have more neighbourhoods joining us on two wheels. Surpassing a total of 1,000,000 rides in 2019 and hitting our highest ridership day in program history at 14,290 trips, we can’t wait to see what August has in store for us. Learn more about our expansion here.

 

July Ridership: 382,255

 

Most Popular Start Stations:
York/Queens Quay – 5,747 Trips
Bathurst/Queens Quay – 4,441 Trips
Bay/Queens Quay – 4,361 Trips

Most Popular End Points:
York/Queens Quay – 5,996 Trips
Bay/Queens Quay – 4,629 Trips
Bathurst/Queens Quay – 4,582 Trips

 


 

Free Ride Wednesdays

Free Ride Wednesdays are BACK

 

Thanks to our partners at CAA South Central Ontario, Toronto will be riding for FREE every Wednesday this August with Bike Share Toronto. Grab a friend, grab a $0 Day Pass and enjoy unlimited 30-minute, station-to-station trips!

Get Riding for FREE

 


 

System Update

 

Bike Share Toronto is moving payment processors, from Global Payment to Moneris, in August 2019. We will require members to take action on their account during the transition. Stay tuned for further details via email from the Bike Share Toronto team!

 


 

We’re Growing to 465 Stations 

 

Bike Share Toronto adds 105 stations and 1,250 bikes, growing to a total of 465 stations and 5,000 bikes. Expanding into new neighbourhoods, we are thrilled to have new riders join us on two wheels.

Learn More

 


 

Station Spotlight

 

Queen St W + Spadina Ave Station is centrally located between three of Toronto’s most popular neighbourhoods, Chinatown, Queen West and the Fashion District. Found at the intersection of two of the city’s oldest streets, this neighbourhood is overflowing with character. Discover art, shopping, food and more!

Discover Our Station

 


 

August member of the month

Member of the Month

 

“I love that Bike Share offers me mobility on demand. Also, since I’m fairly new to cycling in Toronto, I like the freedom of being able to cycle for a short distance and not have to commit to doing my entire trip on a bicycle, or try wrangling my bike on the subway. Just dock it and go.”

Read more from Lesley

 


 

MEC Club Night

 

Our next MEC Club Night is on August 14th from 5pm-9pm. Receive a 10% discount on everything in-store with your member key. Ride to our station at Soho + Queen to visit MEC’s brand new location at 300 Queen W and take advantage of this perk.

Read More

 


 

Pop-Up Stations

Discover our August Pop-Up Locations

 

We’re hitting the streets to offer you more bikes and convenient drop-offs with Pop-Up Stations! Catch our team at Sherbourne + Wellesley, East Liberty + Pirandello and Spadina + Sussex. this August on weekday mornings, from 8:00am – 10:30am. Subject to change based on weather.

See Schedule

 


 

summerworks pass

Bike SummerWorks & WIN

 

Navigate SummerWorks on two wheels with Bike Share Toronto‘s 11-day pass,available during the festival for only $15 with code SUMMERWORKS2019! No tickets? No problem! We want to send YOU! Enter to WIN a 4-Ticket Pass – winner announced August 8th.

Pass Info & Contest 

 


 

Ride FAN EXPO Canada

 

Who says you can’t bike in cosplay? We’ve teamed up with FAN EXPO Canada to offer a special 7-Day Pass from August 19th – 26th for $15 with code ‘FANEXPO2019.’ With a station at Front & Simcoe, getting to and from Metro Toronto Convention Centre by bike has never been easier. 

Pass Info

 


 

Ride with the Toronto Wolfpack

 

Bike Share Toronto and the Toronto Wolfpack want YOU to ride with the team! Bike ShareToronto is giving away the opportunity to get up close and personal with players from the Toronto Wolfpack on a exclusive bike ride. Winners selected August 9th.

Enter to WIN

 


 

fresh city

Discounts at Fresh City 

 

Treat yourself to fresh, organic produce, groceries, artisanal breads, meat, meal kits and prepared foods with Member Perks at Fresh City. Enjoy $15 off each ofyour first three online orders with promo code ‘BIKESHARETO’ or save $5 off purchases of $50 or more (before tax) in-store with your member key.

Read More

 


 

The healthy butcher

Save at The Healthy Butcher

 

Indulge in extraordinary meat, sustainable seafood, curated groceries and more with Member Perks at The Healthy Butcher!Enjoy $5 off purchases of $50 or more in-store (before tax) with your member key.

Read More

 


 

Second City

BOGO Tickets at Second City

 

Have a laugh with Member Perks at Second City! Take advantage of buy one get one FREE tickets at Second City performances on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays at 10:30 PM and Weekend Matinees. Redeem this incredible BOGO deal online with code ‘bike’. 

Read More

 


 

Until September’s edition…

-Happy Riding, from Your Friends at Bike Share Toronto

 

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