Larger Cargo E-Bike Pilots Now Permitted In City Of Toronto

December 20, 2021 · NEWS
Electric cargo bike. (Image: Pixabay.com under Creative Commons CCo)

Electric cargo bike. (Image: Pixabay.com under Creative Commons CCo)
Toronto City Council updated its bylaws on December 15, 2021 to opt in to the Province of Ontario pilot program to allow for the use of larger cargo e-bikes weighing more than 120 kilograms on public streets, including bike lanes and cycle tracks.

Professor Matthew Roorda and Dr. Ahmed Lasisi from University of Toronto, and Professor Kevin Gingerich from York University, are developing cargo tricycle initiatives on the U of T and York University campuses as part of the City Logistics in the Urban Economy (CLUE) Project 3.2: Cargo Tricycle Delivery Pilot in University Innovation Zones.

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Cargo E-Bike Pilot, Report for Action, November 18, 2021
City of Toronto to test larger cargo e-bikes that support deliveries, reduce emissions and congestion, City of Toronto news release, December 16, 2021
Council adoption

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