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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Bloor Street

Source: Original photo – by hogtown_blues on Flickr. February 21, 2015. via Flickr. See this and 7,000+ other amazing bike photos in the Biking Toronto Flickr Group.



INFRASTRUCTURE: Bloor bike lanes delayed, again

Toronto: the City where everything takes forever, after delays and false starts and endless debate. The fault doesn’t totally rely on city staff, as they are understaffed (they were even before the dark period of the Ford years) … I’d say that City Council are mostly to blame – approving lots of projects and studies […]



EVENTS: Tues, Mar. 3 – Ward 18 Meeting

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Our monthly Ward 18 meeting! We’ll discuss updates on bike advocacy in and around our ward. Plus let’s nail down some of our 2015 outreach events and get the ball rolling on planning for them! Here’s hoping the weather warms up a bit in time for our meeting! Facebook Event: Ward 18 – March 2015 Meeting.



INFRASTRUCTURE: TTC looking at making a park out Scarborough RT

Will they include a multi-use trail a la the West Toronto Railpath? Then cyclists deep in Scarborough can have a safe dedicated way to bike all the way to the Kennedy subway station. The TTC is on track to look at transforming the Scarborough RT into a park similar to New York City’s High Line […]



HELP WANTED: 3 Bike Jobs at Evergreen

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Well, these look awesome.  Need an awesome job? Evergreen has 3 jobs available on their website: Shop Coordinator, Bike Works Project Leader, Bike Works Program Leader, Bike Shop Evergreen welcomes applications from persons of diverse backgrounds and is an equal opportunity employer. We are always looking for dynamic, passionate individuals to join our growing team. […]



INFRASTRUCTURE: Despite drivers supporting it, Tory ready to scrap Bay-Bloor pedestrian scramble

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Pedestrian friendly infrastructure on our streets make things safer for everyone, including people on bikes. But, although a HUGE amount of drivers supporting the pedestrian-priority crossing phase at Bay and Bloor (table above) in the city’s own report (the same report that is advocating removing the pedestrian phase), and pedestrians being the majority (55%, or a […]



PHOTO OF THE DAY: Bay and Dundas. August ‘14

Source: Original photo – by sigma. on Flickr. via Tumblr ift.tt/1EDkf92 via Flickr. See this and 7,000+ other amazing bike photos in the Biking Toronto Flickr Group.



PHOTO OF THE DAY: Bay and Dundas. August ‘14

Source: Original photo – by sigma. on Flickr. via Tumblr ift.tt/1EDkf92 via Flickr. See this and 7,000+ other amazing bike photos in the Biking Toronto Flickr Group.



LOVE: Celebrate Valentines with a Toronto Politician

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Hope you had a great day. Here are some funny cards featuring Toronto politicians, plus my fave featuring Jennifer Keesmaat, our City Planner, above. Feel the Love: #TOpoli Valentines 2015 – Album on Imgur.



Garbage truck wrecks posts along Wellesley Street bikelane

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A garbage truck mows down the Wellesley bikelanes flexposts and new City Cycling Manager says “oh, there’s a learning curve”? C’mon now… even garbagemen have working eyes and know that if they see posts along the side of the road the should not run over and crush them in their truck. The Wellesley posts JUST […]