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NEWS: Remains of missing Toronto cyclist Kit Currie found: The remains of Kit Currie, a Toronto cyclist who went missing Aug. 14, have been found, her sister Jennifer Currie-Roy said.“We found her, and we’re preparing for arrangements. Her body was found near her bike,” Currie-Roy said from her home in Wakefield, Que. She added that police have informed her family but have not made it “official.”Currie was last seen on her bike on th...
OH YEAH: Bike lanes have actually sped up car traffic in New York City: Since 2007, New York City has added 31 miles of protected bike lanes — that is, lanes protected by a physical barrier, such as a row of parked cars or a curb.The main point of building protected lanes was to make biking in the city safer. But when the NYC Department of Transportation recently studied the impact of the lanes, they found a secondary benefit: on several different avenues in...
INFRASTRUCTURE: Contraflow lanes on Shaw St have doubled bike traffic!:
Following the great news that bike traffic has tripled on Sherbourne, it has more than doubled on Shaw St in less than a year, simply with the addition of a contra-flow bikelane!
Contraflow lanes on Shaw St have doubled bike traffic in less than a year. "Shaw Bicycle traffic counted as 606/day pre-bike lane now 1,341/day counted. Highest 1-hour count was 170."We worked with key allies t...