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ELSEWHERE: America’s 10 best new bike lanes of 2014

Cities to emulate, Toronto. This was the year that saw protected lanes pop up in Tempe, Arizona; in Athens, Georgia; in Pentagon City, Virginia. Last year, half of the new mileage of protected bike lanes nationwide was in the Green Lane Project’s six focus cities. This year, protected bike lanes grew twice as fast, and […]


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INFRASTRUCTURE: Wellesley West gets separated bikelanes

Photoso are surfacing of the new separated lane on Wellesley west.  This photo looks to be looking east on Wellesley from Bay. Look: a bike path that’s physically separated from traffic! Now that wasn’t so bad, was it? via John Lorinc on Twitter


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INTERVIEW: Yvonne Bambrick, Urban Cycling Consultant

Torontoist’s latest interview in their “I Want Your Job” series, is Yvonne Bambrick.  Great interview. Yvonne Bambrick wears many hats. She’s a founding member of Pedestrian Sundays, the popular series of street closure events in Kensington Market that acts as a showcase for area businesses, musicians, and local colour. In 2008, she helped establish the […]


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INTERVIEW: Jenna Campbell of dandyhorse magazine

Dandyhorse’s latest interview is with their new web editor.  I like these holiday interviews. Jenna Campbell is the managing web editor at dandyhorse magazine. She’s a new cyclist and has written a series reviewing multiple bike lanes in Toronto. Her most recent story reviews Gerrard and Dundas streets.As apart of our winter cycling profiles, we’ve asked Campbell […]


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GET INVOLVED: Toronto wants your feedback on the Richmond, Adelaide & Simcoe Cycle Tracks

The City of Toronto wants your feedback on the Richmond, Adelaide and Simcoe Street separated bikelanes.  These are a pilot project, and the city needs feedback to inform a decision to make them permanent (and possible make them even better). In 2014 the City installed cycle tracks (separated bike lanes) on segments of Richmond, Adelaide and […]


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NEWS: Toronto to spend $650,000 to plow snowy bike lanes

Finally.  It’s about time the city devoted a bit of money (it works out to less than 1% of the snow-clearing budget) to this. Year-round cyclists in Toronto will have an easier commute next winter, as the city has drafted a plan to to plow its bike lanes.The move comes as the city is renegotiating […]


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INTERVIEW: Kendra Nicholson of Steam Whistle Brewing

A great interview plus a chance to win prizes! Kendra Nicholson is the community manager of Steam Whistle Brewing. Starting today, you could win 1/6 Steam Whistle gift packs! All you have to do is tell #dandySANTA what #bikeTO lanes you want for Christmas to win a @Steamwhistle prize pack. (Winners must be available to […]


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INTERVIEW: Nathan Kelly of Soulpepper

Another great interview in Dandyhorse: dandyhorse: Where do you work and why do you ride in winter? I create marketing content (photo, video and social media) for our shows (at Soulpepper), among other things. I ride my bike in the wintertime because even in -15 C, it’s still way better than the TTC. It’s fast, […]


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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Covered Share Bikes

Source: Original photo – by nickkernick on Flickr. Toronto, Dec 2014 via Flickr. See this and 7,000+ other amazing bike photos in the Biking Toronto Flickr Group.


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OH YEAH: Toronto Sneckdowns show how streets are used (and wasted)

Just found Toronto Sneckdown – a great analysis of how are streets are used, using the gift of a snowstorm to show us what parts of our streets are actually used by cars. The latest post right now has a great analysis of College & St. George / Beverley, and how it could easily be made […]


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