All posts by Geordie Gordon

Geordie is an Urban Planner currently living in Toronto, Ontario. He attended the University of Victoria, where he earned a B.A. in Geography. From there, he moved across the country to Toronto where he completed a Masters in Planning at Ryerson University with a focus on Urban-Waterfront connectivity. An avid cyclist, Geordie is interested in many urban issues, particularly those that affect peoples’ quality of life.

Benefits of Active Transportation – Cycling

The transportation options available to you will likely vary, depending on where you choose to live. Someone living in a rural or suburban area may be limited to driving, whereas those that live in more dense, urban areas usually have an array of options – driving, yes, but also walking, cycling, and public transportation. This article will focus on the benefits of increasing ‘active transportation’ options– specifically cycling, as they relate to city planning issues in urban centres.

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