Opinion: Cycling safety in Saskatoon is only controversial to a few

A retired Saskatoon man responds to a column on the conflict between cyclists and others in the city that has focused on bike lanes. Saskatoon StarPhoenix, Published Dec 27, 2023 Phil Tank’s “Deaths cast dark shadow on Saskatoon’s new bike lane battle” (SP, Dec. 12, 2023) is provocative. In framing bike lanes and speed limits…

Saskatoon Cycles October 2023 Newsletter
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Saskatoon Cycles October 2023 Newsletter

Community Appreciation As we approach the 2023 Annual General Meeting and the conclusion of another operational year, Saskatoon Cycles extends a heartfelt “thank you” to all of our wonderful volunteers and supporters. The Bike Valet is our most visible and demanding program and it simply could not function without the enthusiasm and commitment of dozens…

Reminder: 3rd Annual Cathy Watts Memorial Slow Roll – Tonight 6PM

At 6PM, we’ll be gathering at d’Lish by Tish for an art tour by bicycle to remember and honour our past co-chair, the OG “Biking Gramma”, the indomitable, the warm, the wonderful Cathy Watts. She was a tireless advocate for bicycle use and safety in Saskatoon, and helped shape the diverse and ever growing community…

Saskatoon Cycles August 2023 Newsletter
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Saskatoon Cycles August 2023 Newsletter

Bike Valet: The Mission Continues The Saskatoon Cycles Bike Valet remains on the march to provide its top-notch services, free to event patrons, in this very busy and celebratory 2023. With the Fringe Festival, FolkFest, Teacher’s Convention, and WEGO venues now in the history books, we are approaching 3,500 parked and guarded bicycles so far…

Saskatoon Cycles July 2023 Newsletter
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Saskatoon Cycles July 2023 Newsletter

Saskatoon City Council Passes Bike Safety Motions On June 28th, 2023, the agenda for Saskatoon City Council’s regular business meeting included a series of motions from Ward 6 Councillor Cynthia Block, put forward shortly after the cycling death of Natasha Fox. The proposed actions included a safety audit of the intersection in which Natasha died,…

June 30: postscripts!

Connecting Avenue C Survey – last day! Today (June 30, 2023) is the final day to offer your feedback on the proposed bicycle infrastructure on Avenue C from Spadina to 45th St. If you have not already responded to the City of Saskatoon’s Phase 3 survey, please do it today! Be sure to support the…

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