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July 15: New Content on BikingToronto

white le circuit 10 speed

Posted: 14 Jul 2009 04:23 PM PDT

1970’s white 10 speed le circuit stolen from annex area july 14th in the afternoon. where can i look… Read more…

Councillor Michael Walker to propose a bicycle licensing scheme in Toronto

Posted: 14 Jul 2009 02:16 PM PDT

Interesting chat! I thought I’d throw a few points into the mix – Re: the licensing issue: Cyclists… Read more…

Perceptions of Bike-Friendliness

Posted: 14 Jul 2009 12:07 PM PDT

Perception is interesting. I am in Vancouver right now, and yesterday I had the pleasure of attendin… Read more…

Toronto Star: Field guide to Toronto cyclists

Posted: 14 Jul 2009 11:41 AM PDT

I’d say I fit in to the Average Joe profile as well though for whatever reason I can’t seem to keep … Read more…

July 14: New in the BikingToronto Forum

Posted: 14 Jul 2009 07:18 AM PDT

West Toronto Railpath Looks awesome. How do you get on to it? … Click to read more in the Forum &… Read more…

July 14: BikingToronto Flickr Group Update

Posted: 14 Jul 2009 01:43 AM PDT

Octagon Posted: 13 Jul 2009 05:00 AM PDT Georgie_grrl has added a photo to the pool: A little se… Read more…

Cyclist Hit at Front & Spadina

Posted: 14 Jul 2009 02:20 AM PDT

680 News and the Toronto Star are reporting that a female cyclist in her 30’s was hit by a car at Fr… Read more…

Photo of the Day: The Lean

Posted: 14 Jul 2009 02:17 AM PDT

Photo by Xander N’Dantes… Read more…

BikingToronto Archives: July 14

Posted: 14 Jul 2009 02:09 AM PDT

2006The Social Life of Cyclists2007Photo of the Day – Sat, July 14th2008July 14: Today’s Headlines J… Read more…

The Danforth

Posted: 14 Jul 2009 05:18 AM PDT

I’m with you, Joe, but I’d also wager that their impression is that big spenders are coming by car b… Read more…

Toronto Links

Posted: 14 Jul 2009 05:14 AM PDT

I haven’t gone on any of their rides, but the Devil Strip Rollers were mentioned in the last Dandyho… Read more…

Perceptions of Bike-Friendliness

Posted: 14 Jul 2009 05:07 AM PDT

Bringing my bike with me on business trips has been an education in what it means for a place to be … Read more…

Cyclist Hit at Front & Spadina

Posted: 14 Jul 2009 04:53 AM PDT

Article in the Star: Cyclist hit by car near Rogers Centre A cyclist suffered multiple injuries af… Read more…

Cyclist Hit at Front & Spadina

Posted: 14 Jul 2009 04:47 AM PDT

A woman in her 30s was rushed to hospital with serious injuries after she was hit by a car downtown,… Read more…

West Toronto Railpath

Posted: 14 Jul 2009 04:25 AM PDT

It goes from Caribou (off Osler, north of Dupont) in the north to Dundas in the south. I entered at … 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 […]


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 […]


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  


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 […]


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. […]