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Most Popular Posts – November 2010

Cyclist killed by Streetcar at Spadina and LakeshoreDetermined purely by page views, we give you the Top 25 Most Popular pages from November 2010.

  1. Cyclist killed by Streetcar at Spadina and Lakeshore
  2. Tips for Riding your Bike this Winter
  3. The New Roncesvalles: Ride Your Bike up onto the Curb
  4. The Star: Car Drivers on the “Gravy Train”
  5. Photos of Memorial Ride for Streetcar Death
  6. Mountain Bike Bridge Sabotage in the Don Valley
  7. Google to map Toronto’s Bikelanes
  8. Weekly Wrap-Up: Streetcar Tragedy, The New Roncy and Don’t Be A Jerk
  9. Road Rule #1: Don’t Be A Jerk
  10. Photos of Toronto’s New Bike Boxes
  11. On The Blogs: Rob Ford, Art Inspiration
  12. On The Blogs: Toronto’s Cyclists with an Anti-Bike Mayor
  13. 5 Ways to get You and Your Bike Ready for Winter
  14. Queen West BIA unveils new OCAD Bikeracks
  15. Bikelane Map
  16. Weekly Wrap-Up: Car Drivers on the Gravy Train
  17. On The Blogs: How To Signal Right Turns
  18. On The Blogs: How To Light Your Bike
  19. On The Blogs: Harbord Sharrows Miss the Point
  20. Toronto Wards
  21. On The Blogs: Visible Hands for Low Light Commutes
  22. Cyclist Pinned Under Streetcar on Spadina
  23. On The Blogs: Phantom Menace – Car Traffic Congestion in Toronto
  24. On The Blogs: Rob Ford and Toronto’s Political Spectrum
  25. Photos from the Canadian Cyclocross Championships

Recent Posts

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. […]