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ELSEWHERE: Salt Lake City Cuts Parking, Adds Bike Lanes, Sees Retail Boost

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Surprise!  Yet another study that shows that separated bikelanes make a street safer and more pleasant for more people, encouraging them to shop more. Add your voice to those supporting Bloor and … [Read more...]

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ELSEWHERE: Laugh out loud at bike lane opponents

This is hilarious.  I haven't watched the Late Late Show, but I think I'm gonna start.  Via Momentum Magazine. In a recent video clip from The Late Late Show with James Corden, Corden draws attention … [Read more...]

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ELSEWHERE: Crowds throng streets of Paris in ‘day without cars’

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Take note Toronto. You'll only be world-class if you return your streets to your citizens. Parisians and tourists basked in the sunshine on Sunday as they strolled, skated and cycled around the city … [Read more...]

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ELSEWHERE: Why Montreal is great for biking

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Honestly, not much different than Toronto EXCEPT there is more spent on bike infrastructure and there are more protected bikelanes - which means Toronto can totally catch up and pass Montreal - we … [Read more...]

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INFRASTRUCTURE: Making Bike-Share More Equitable

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Very interesting article on Streetsblog about making bikesharing systems work for more people: So far, the customer base of American bike-share systems has skewed toward affluent white men. But … [Read more...]

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ELSEWHERE: 8 Things to Know About Cycling In Halifax

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Learn about how to cycle in Halifax from Haligonians. Though buried in a significant amount of snow for a large stretch of the year, Halifax is rightly pursuing an ambitious cycling agenda that … [Read more...]

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OH YEAH! Librarian Bikes Around San Francisco Towing a Mini Library

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School librarian Alicia Tapia is on a mission to spread the love of reading. Knowing the important influence books can have on literacy and learning she started towing a miniature library around San … [Read more...]

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ELSEWHERE: America’s first protected intersection is open

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The city that brought America the bike lane 48 years ago this summer has done it again. Davis, Calif. (population 66,000, bike commuting rate 20 percent) finished work last week on a new … [Read more...]

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ELSEWHERE: Check out a bike at Hamilton libraries

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This is pretty awesome.  Way to go Hamilton! You can add a bicycle to the long list of things you can borrow – for free – with a Hamilton Public Library card this summer. The new Start the Cycle bike … [Read more...]

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OH YEAH: Downtown Vancouver businesses’ attitudes towards bike lanes have changed in the last 5 years

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“We want downtown to be accessible by all modes of transportation and I think if we say, ‘Well, we’re not interested in separated bike lanes because of this and that, we’re going to basically exclude … [Read more...]

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