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OH YEAH: Anti-bike “journalist” gets pwned by his own poll

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UPDATE 2: It seems like the Toronto Sun has re-set the poll.  Are they upset that not everyone wants a dirty city filled with cars? UPDATE: As of 6:01 pm on Thurs, Feb 4, the YES is at 78% (3089 … [Read more...]

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ELSEWHERE: 70% of US Mayors Would Prefer Bike Lanes Over More Parking or Car Lanes

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US cities are undergoing rapid changes. The rising costs of road building and maintenance, combined with out-of-control congestion and urban pollution is forcing many cities to rethink the way they … [Read more...]

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INFRASTRUCTURE: Comment on West Toronto Railpath Extension by Feb 15

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Until February 15, 2016, stakeholders of the West Toronto Railpath Extension have the opportunity to comment on the Environmental Study Report (ESR). You can read a hard copy of the report at … [Read more...]

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ELSEWHERE: In Vancouver, Business loves Bikes!

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Click through to the Global Vancouver video story about proposed bike lanes for Commercial Drive, the predictable local BIA coming out against them, and BIA business members asking why the BIA is … [Read more...]

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NEWS: This is cycling’s pivotal moment in Toronto

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This is a pivotal time for cycling in Toronto, with a cautious optimism among advocates that real change is at hand. A 10-year bike plan will launch in 2016, requiring a substantial boost in funding … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Toronto’s First Step to Reduce Pedestrian Fatalities

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The Vision Zero agenda holds that no traffic fatality is acceptable, and recommends using a combination of education, legislation, and redesigned infrastructure to create safer streets and roads for … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Toronto cyclists demand ‘minimum grid’ of safe bike lanes

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As Toronto city council debates the 2016 budget, cycling advocates in the city are urging local leaders to get rolling on building a “minimum grid” of protected bike lanes. “If cycling is deemed a … [Read more...]

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INFRASTRUCTURE: What the West Toronto Railpath extension will look like

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The extension of the West Toronto Railpath hasn't exactly been on the radar over the last little while as city staff were in the midst of an extensive Environmental Assessment of the route of Phase 2. … [Read more...]

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INFRASTRUCTURE: Study Finds Sharrows Don’t Make Streets Safer

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Sharrows.  Painted bicycle symbols that do nothing to make roads safer.  Cities install them (and count them as bicycle infrastructure) when they want to look like they're doing something.  Anyone who … [Read more...]

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INFRASTRUCTURE: Plan in the works to redesign King Street — and quickly

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Huge props to Toronto Chief Planner Jennifer Keesmaat for embracing the experiences and knowledge from other cities who have done this quickly and successfully.  The vision calls for space for bikes, … [Read more...]

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