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June 23: New Content on BikingToronto

toddtyrtle on “Support Bikelanes on the Danforth!” [Forum]

Posted: 22 Jun 2009 12:40 AM PDT

Took the trailer out for its maiden voyage yesterday. Hands down the best purchase I bought since the bike. Was able to bring home easily twice as much as I normally brought. A great unintended benefi… Read more…

Photo of the Day: Wet Criterium [Main Blog]

Posted: 21 Jun 2009 11:02 PM PDT

Photo of the Toronto Criterium by SirCharlie… Read more…

BikingToronto Archives: June 22 [Main Blog]

Posted: 21 Jun 2009 10:21 PM PDT

2006 Good Urban Spaces Result In Good BikingIs There An Al Gore Fan Club?TakeTheTooker Meeting at OISE 2007 Photo of the Day – Fri, June 22nd Toronto’s Weekly CarnageBikingToronto.com, all official… Read more…

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OH YEAH! Bloor bike lanes finally get the go ahead in Toronto

With a vote of 38-3 (!!!), City Council has approved a 1-year pilot of bike lanes on Bloor St! Bike Lanes are finally a reality on Bloor St. After years of campaigns and debate, city council voted 38-3 in favour of a pilot project that will see cycling infrastructure installed between Shaw St. and Avenue […]

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OH YEAH! Suburban Etobicoke councillor changes vote on Bloor bike lanes to a ‘yes’

More proof that politicians who actually take time to understand the issues are, in fact, better politician. “Riding it, you do realize a separate bike lane is infinitely safer than riding with traffic,” Campbell said. The councillor was leaning toward voting against the pilot project before his daughter started texting him, praising the bike lane […]

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OH YEAH: Bloor bike lane pilot debate flow chart!

Well this is just amazing.   A complete flow chart that breaks down all the objections to a Bloor bike lane pilot and why none of the objections are valid. It was created by @the416anthill, @iainmcampbell and @antonlodder for Ward 19 Bikes. Source: Bloor bike lane pilot debate flow chart  

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NEWS: Vision Zero supported but not Bloor bike lanes?

City Council votes on the Bloor bike lane pilot this morning (it’s scheduled as the first item, at 9:30 – watch it stream on youtube here), and here’s a good piece from Albert Koehl in Dandyhorse about the project at the Public Works Committee last week: If Bloor isn’t safe, why do cyclists continue to […]

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VIDEO: What’s it like to ride Bloor Street without bike lanes?

Metro Morning‘s Matt Galloway decided to document what it was like riding Bloor St. without bikelanes, in advance of the City Council vote about a bike lane pilot: What does it look like to ride a bike down Bloor Street in rush hour without bike lanes? I strapped a GoPro onto my helmet to find out. […]