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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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VISION ZERO: A Road Safety Plan for Toronto

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