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Weekly News Wrap-Up: Bikelane Parking and Bike-Friendly Business Awards

Happy Friday to you. Here’s all the New stuff! :)

  • Bikelane Parking Action Alert
    The Toronto Cyclists Union has a campaign going now to not only increase the amount of the fine someone gets for parking in a bikelane, but also to get parking enforcement officers to pay attention to bikelane parkers more: Lend your voice in support of added enforcement for parking/stopping
  • Nominations Open for Bike-Friendly Business Awards
    Do you know a business that deserves to be recognized for embracing bikes and cyclists like they deserve to be? Here’s news from Cyclometer: Nominations are now being accepted for the 2009 Bicycle Friendly Business Awards. Consider honouring your local business or organization by nominating them for a 2009…
  • Eglinton LRT includes Bikelanes
    It’s good to hear that like other LRT lines, the Eglinton Crosstown plans include bikelanes. :) TTC to talk Eglinton line, critics wary A draft plan of the 35-kilo-metre route — which runs from Pearson Airport in the west to Kennedy Station in the east — will be considered…
  • Weekly News Wrap-Up: Public Bike System
    Happy Friday to you. It’s been a slow news week… and that’s okay! :) The Walrus looks at Toronto’s upcoming Public Bike System Interesting post on the Walrus’ blog last month on the forthcoming Public Bike System (or Bixi Toronto) planned to launch in 2010: Driving the Lane: Toronto…
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