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Jarvis Bike Lane Removal Proceeding, Despite Technical Difficulties and an Arrest

Protesters succeeded in delaying the removal of the Jarvis Street bike lanes by blocking stripe-removal vehicles with their bodies yesterday, but the latest word from the City is that the project is proceeding—though it hasn’t been without glitches.

NOW Magazine reports that Tomislav Svoboda, a physician and cycling advocate, was arrested this morning near Jarvis and Shuter Streets. He was sitting in the bike lane to prevent it from being removed, and refused to step onto the sidewalk when police asked him to.

Read the full post: “Jarvis Bike Lane Removal Proceeding, Despite Technical Difficulties and an Arrest” on Torontoist .

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