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Sept. 1: New in the BikingToronto Forum

Bike-shop owner back in court on assault charges

More info from the Star on the attempt to seize Kenk’s property: Behind the boarded up façade of Igor Kenk’s now-defunct Bicycle Clinic, which police allege was the nexus of a monumental bike theft an… Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

Bicycle blitz slated for 54 Division (O’Connor and Danforth)

In New York City, they commission a helmet to be given out at special events. In Nanaimo, BC, the RCMP gives out free bicycle bells to encourage their use. In Toronto, we blitz on cyclists! Sure, a lo… Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

Dandyhorse #3 Launch Party!

Reminder… this is tonight! :) … Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

Richmond & Adelaide: Two-Way or Bikeway?

Dave Meslin makes the case for making Richmond and Adelaide streets into one-way streets with “bikeways” instead of converting them back into two-way streets. The reason that Richmond and Adelaide cou… Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

Bicycle blitz slated for 54 Division (O’Connor and Danforth)

From InsideToronto: Police from East York’s 54 Division will target Danforth Avenue and O’Connor Drive during a three-week bicycle blitz that begins early September. As part of the initiative, police … Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

Safe Cycling: Cyclists Cause Less Than 10% of Accidents

Here’s another follow-up: Bike Intelligencer – Ride and Prejudice, Part II: When an error goes viral The point — and the reason I originally linked to the Toronto account (incorporating the reference … Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Rubble territory

Source: Original photo – by BruceK on Flickr. On the south edge of the Spit via Flickr. See this and 7,000+ other amazing bike photos in the Biking Toronto Flickr Group. Also check out the thousands of amazing photos that have been shared on instagram with the #biketo hashtag!

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NEWS: A Complete List of Bloor Bike Lane Articles

After 4 decades (!) of Toronto considering the possibility of bike lanes on Bloor, Toronto City Council overwhelmingly voted (38-3) in favour of a 1 year pilot to collect data and evaluate a 2 km stretch of Bloor with bikelanes. I think a lot of people were surprised at just how lopsided the vote was… […]

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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 […]