An illustration of women riding bicycles. (Shutterstock/-) Work It Right is a weekly column that provides practical and insightful advice on the complexities of urban transportation.
On July 12, Olivia Chow was inaugurated as the mayor of Toronto, Canada. Interestingly, a group of Toronto cyclists escorted her to city hall to be sworn in. Along the way, the group rang bicycle bells and whistles, celebrating her victory as the 66 th mayor of Toronto.
Chow is an avid daily cyclist and cycling advocate who walks the talk; she doesn’t have a car. “Let’s build a Toronto that is more affordable, safe and caring, where everyone belongs,” she said after signing the declaration.