Chris Bateman

@chrisbateman

Freelance writer, journalist, and radio producer. Writer for @BlogTO. Bicyclist and bridge fancier.

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Following in the footsteps of , I've made my own #TTC pilgrimage. (cc: )

STOLEN: Dark green 90s Specialized Hardrock w/ distinctive clamps on frame. Reward. #biketo

STOLEN: Dark green 90s Specialized Hardrock w/ distinctive clamps on frame. Reward. #biketo

STOLEN: Dark green 1990s Specialized Hardrock w/ distinctive silver clamps on frame. Reward. #biketo Pic:

Toronto never looked as much like a scene from Blade Runner as it did at the opening of City Hall. #tohistory

The Star reports on a subway crisis from the future

New/old snow removal idea. Shove it in a hatch in the ground and melt it with steam. #tohistory

Vintage CNR slogan seems strangely apt in light of recent national transit debate. #cndpoli

"Your Basement Fallout Shelter," foreword by John G. Diefenbaker. is enough to scare anyone into building a bunker.

Another accident? Last time a cyclist wound up in a wheelchair. Here's the story from the Star.

It's hard to believe my street could ever look this lush in the grey, late-winter snow.

Don Mills and Lawrence, then and now. #tohistory

Fear sells. Especially the fear of displeasing one's husband with inferior ketchup. #tohistory

Are you mean to your child when you're constipated? Fleischmann's Yeast. #tohistory

In 1935 LOL meant something different. #tohistory

20th Century Fox presents…

Gross drinking fountain is drooly. #tohistory

. The #TTC Transportation Department letterhead circa. 1980s was huge. #tohistory

Is your spouse oversensitive to criticism and easily hurt? Don't blame your husband, check your coffee! #tohistory

You tell 'em! #biketo