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July 17: New Content on BikingToronto

Councillor Michael Walker wants a Bicycle Licensing Scheme

Posted: 16 Jul 2009 04:30 PM PDT

Just read the PDF in full. Maybe I’m assigning too much emotion to this but I’d say it reads rather … Read more…

July 16: New in the BikingToronto Forum

Posted: 16 Jul 2009 09:38 AM PDT

Vancouver Cyclists Welcome Burrard Bridge Bikelanes Posted: 15 Jul 2009 04:40 PM PDT Here are some… Read more…

July 16: New Content on BikingToronto

Posted: 16 Jul 2009 09:37 AM PDT

Vancouver Cyclists Welcome Burrard Bridge Bikelanes Posted: 15 Jul 2009 04:40 PM PDT Here are some… Read more…

How harmful is it to Exercise Outside on a Polluted Day?

Posted: 16 Jul 2009 01:08 PM PDT

Great article from the Globe & Mail… I know I wonder about this when I bike home on a hot smog… Read more…

Councillor Walker wants Helmets to be Mandatory

Posted: 16 Jul 2009 12:33 PM PDT

This story has been picked up by the great Copenhagen bike blog – Copenhagenize. Kissing Toronto’s B… Read more…

Vancouver Cyclists Welcome Burrard Bridge Bikelanes

Posted: 16 Jul 2009 12:27 PM PDT

Awesome pics Jin. Here are a couple for everyone’s viewing pleasure: … Read more…

The Danforth

Posted: 16 Jul 2009 12:25 PM PDT

I mentioned above that I had sent the Big Carrot an email, and they’ve replied… with 2 great point… Read more…

July 16: BikingToronto Flickr Group Update

Posted: 16 Jul 2009 12:17 AM PDT

Steph 7 Posted: 15 Jul 2009 07:29 AM PDT bikeroo has added a photo to the pool: I don’t normally … Read more…

Photo of the Day: Skirt Style

Posted: 16 Jul 2009 02:05 AM PDT

Photo by Xander N’Dantes… Read more…

BikingToronto Archives: July 16

Posted: 16 Jul 2009 01:54 AM PDT

2006:Toronto Cycling Committee 2007:TheStar.com – Man on bike attacked in east endNews – Mon, July 1… Read more…

The Danforth

Posted: 16 Jul 2009 04:38 AM PDT

There could be one other aspect: If everything remains the same, you and I are still going to go the… Read more…

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Thanks to Biking Toronto Sponsors

Just a quick post to mention and thank the current sponsors of Biking Toronto who have been generous enough to partner with the site  to help keep this website moving forward. Pay them a visit today, they believe in biking in Toronto. Singer Kwinter‘s goal is to help riders understand their rights.  Named one of Canada’s top […]

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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 […]