Reflection – Biking to Tech Leadership Conference 2013

In life away from bicycles I’m a techie project manager and part-time geek which makes something like Communitech‘s Technology Leadership Conference an ideal event. Living a few hundred meters from work, I cycle every chance I get. I’ve found I really miss it, the daily cycling commute that is. However this morning, I was a bit dismayed with all the snow. First because I’d have to shovel, secondly when I looked out I was a bit worried it could be too deep or slushy to cycle to the conference at Bingeman’s park. However, once I left around 8am the roads … Continue reading Reflection – Biking to Tech Leadership Conference 2013

The Blackberry and Commuting Sans L’Auto

To pick up where Rob left off with RIM’s Bixi program, the Blackberry maker has a few other tricks up their sleave when it comes helping their employees leave their car at home: 1. GTA Commuter Bus service – One choach (56 seats) with wifi and 110v service with pick up / drop off at two Toronto 401 car pool destinations: Trafalgar Rd  and Hurontario street 2. Guaranteed Ride Home service – A cool service where by an employee can leave the car at home knowing if something happens, child emergency or having to stay late missing the car pool, the person … Continue reading The Blackberry and Commuting Sans L’Auto