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Latest Comments Update: OCAD BikeStand Competition

Re: BikingToronto: OCAD Gateway Bike Stand Competition Winners Announced

Love them! Especially 1st prizewinner. What’s the height, and the fabrication? hard to tell from the rendering. When it goes into production, will it be available for other locations in the city? I have a building in Leslieville, filled with artists/designers and a yoga studio, been trying to get bike racks….how will we ever be satisfied with ugly old bike racks now??!!

Re: BikingToronto: OCAD Gateway Bike Stand Competition Winners Announced

That’s a great question, K… I’ve asked it of the OCAD people I’m corresponding with. Thanks for bringing it up. :)

Re: BikingToronto: OCAD Gateway Bike Stand Competition Winners Announced

Nice. Unless you want to actually lock your bike to it! never good to have those wide posts because it so limits options for locks and locking. Was usability not a concern? :-(

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VIDEO: A DIY repair shop created by students for students

A great video introduction to U of T’s BikeChain from Global News (except there’s an ad that runs before it): ‘Bikechain’ was created in 2005 as a student project serving the University of Toronto student community. This DIY bicycle repair shop is based out of the St. George campus and is open to everyone on […]

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MAPS! Helping cyclists avoid smoggy routes in Toronto and Montreal

  Amazing tool!  Played with it a long time.  Very telling that when you turn off the street map, high pollution levels still indicate where roads (and especially highways and the airport) are, and where the ravines (without highways) are. It is essentially a Google Map with an extra layer representing the average concentration of […]

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OH YEAH! Get Biking Toronto Updates, Win A Shirt

This is on until midnight on Saturday, April 30th, 2016! If you’re a regular visitor to Biking Toronto, you may notice little asks for you to join the update list.  This list updates you about new things on the site (and then you decide what you want to click through and read).  There are over […]

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NEWS: Bloor Bike Lanes Pilot Should Be a Council No-Brainer. Here’s Why It’s Not. 

An excellent piece in Torontoist about why a bike lane pilot designed to collect data about benefits/detriments and overwhelming supported by the community is getting static from politicians: There really should have been little to no debate about this 2.5 kilometre bike lane pilot project running along Bloor Street West from Shaw Street to Avenue […]

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FACEPALM: Bloor Bike lane pilot a victim of double standard

What do you do when politicians prevent people from making their city a better, cleaner, and economically attractive place? In Toronto, you can easily shut down an entire (or a part of)  a street for any reason (construction, festivals, corporate events, marathons, or just because) EXCEPT a bike lane pilot. EVEN if the entire community and […]