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July 16: New Content on BikingToronto

Vancouver Cyclists Welcome Burrard Bridge Bikelanes

Posted: 15 Jul 2009 04:40 PM PDT

Here are some of my photos. I had the pleasure of talking to one of the activists (Richard Campbell)… Read more…

The Danforth

Posted: 15 Jul 2009 12:07 PM PDT

That’s probably what is happening… a few drivers but a lot infrequently, and they get the attentio… Read more…

Toronto Links

Posted: 15 Jul 2009 12:05 PM PDT

Thanks Todd. I’ve added them above. :) … Read more…

Vancouver Cyclists Welcome Burrard Bridge Bikelanes

Posted: 15 Jul 2009 11:56 AM PDT

From the CBC: Burrard Bridge bike lanes start summer trial Many Vancouver commuters were adjusting … Read more…

Vancouver Cyclists Welcome Burrard Bridge Bikelanes

Posted: 15 Jul 2009 11:54 AM PDT

From the Globe and Mail: Opening day gets thumbs up from cyclists Except for a few angry drivers, … Read more…

Perceptions of Bike-Friendliness

Posted: 15 Jul 2009 11:50 AM PDT

Thanks for the report from Vancouver Jun. :) Did you get any photos of the new Burrard Bridge bikela… Read more…

Jarvis Street

Posted: 15 Jul 2009 11:43 AM PDT

The Jarvis bikelanes have been approved, but I thought this was interesting. Thank you to Councillor… Read more…

Councillor Walker wants Helmets to be Mandatory

Posted: 15 Jul 2009 11:38 AM PDT

In addition to wanting bikes and/or cyclists to be licensed, Councillor Walker also wants to make we… Read more…

Councillor Michael Walker wants a Bicycle Licensing Scheme

Posted: 15 Jul 2009 11:33 AM PDT

I went to Councillor Walker’s website and found the motion he plans to put forward at the next meeti… Read more…

July 15: New in the BikingToronto Forum

Posted: 15 Jul 2009 07:25 AM PDT

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Councillor Michael Walker wants a Bicycle Licensing Scheme

Posted: 15 Jul 2009 11:20 AM PDT

I think you’re right, Todd, the motive appears entirely political, which is why it seems irrational…. Read more…

July 15: New on the Stolen Bike Listing

Posted: 15 Jul 2009 06:25 AM PDT

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July 15: New Content on BikingToronto

Posted: 15 Jul 2009 06:23 AM PDT

white le circuit 10 speed Posted: 14 Jul 2009 04:23 PM PDT 1970’s white 10 speed le circuit stolen… Read more…

Adding your Photo/Avatar

Posted: 15 Jul 2009 08:38 AM PDT

I’ve just added the capability for forum users to add small photos (also called avatars) to their pr… Read more…

Councillor Michael Walker wants a Bicycle Licensing Scheme

Posted: 15 Jul 2009 07:06 AM PDT

I’m still trying to figure out the logistics of the plates themselves. The old plates I’ve seen are … Read more…

Councillor Michael Walker wants a Bicycle Licensing Scheme

Posted: 15 Jul 2009 06:48 AM PDT

Licensing, to what end, oh, insurance you say, Mr. Walker? Hmmm… insurance for cyclists, what would … Read more…

Photo of the Day: Suit Style

Posted: 15 Jul 2009 01:16 AM PDT

Photo by Xander N’Dantes… Read more…

BikingToronto Archives: July 15

Posted: 15 Jul 2009 01:13 AM PDT

2006The Toronto Gay West Bike Club2007Photo of the Day – Sun, July 15th2008July 15: Weekly Site Dail… 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. […]