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OH YEAH! Cactus Club stops valet parking in bike lane after tweets

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Good PR for the Cactus Club.  I now know about it and may visit and give them some business for showing respect for the bikelane. The Cactus Club Cafe opened up on Adelaide Street West in Toronto's … [Read more...]

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ELSEWHERE: Detroit paints 170 miles of new bike lanes, bike commuting jumps 400%

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Detroit, Michigan is paving the way towards a more sustainable urban space by investing in bicycle infrastructure. Since 2006, the city has created 170 miles of bike lanes, and since 2000, bike … [Read more...]

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INFRASTRUCTURE: The Math Behind Minimum Grid

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Minimum Grid calls for 100 km of bike boulevards on residential streets and 100 km of protected lanes on main roads. The combination of coverage in both residential neighbourhoods and high-traffic … [Read more...]

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INFRASTRUCTURE: Toronto cross-town bike lane could be a game-changer

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The Suzuki Foundation supports bikelanes on Bloor and Danforth! Toronto already has lanes on shorter streets, such as Adelaide in the downtown core, and they're proving very popular. Since bike lanes … [Read more...]

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INFRASTRUCTURE: Harbord gets a Halloween themed bike lane

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Those who had the good fortune of commuting into work today via Harbord St. (heading east) were treated to one of the cuter bike lane installations we've seen in a while. DIY Halloween-themed bollards … [Read more...]

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INFRASTRUCTURE: Bicycle Signals on the Beltline!

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First they put curb cuts on the Beltline trail... now bicycle signals that look like bicycles! A small, but nonetheless exciting step forward for our bicycle signals - the new Avenue Road location is … [Read more...]

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OH YEAH! Bike lanes and paths easier to build under new Ontario rules

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Toronto will be able to build bike lanes in less time for less money thanks to new provincial rules, says the city's manager of cycling infrastructure and programs. Toronto will no longer do … [Read more...]

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INFRASTRUCTURE: Queens Quay trail attracts nearly 600 cyclists an hour

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Bike traffic is up — way up — on the redesigned portion of Queens Quay that includes an extension of the Martin Goodman Trail on the south side of the street.Despite some initial confusion about how … [Read more...]

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LAUGH OUT LOUD: Bike Activists! I Have Seen the Future! You’re Going To Hate It!

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This article is written with the assumption that "normal" cyclists are spandex-clad or vehicular cyclists, and that if North America installs bikelanes, everyone will be on bikes, cruising slowly, … [Read more...]

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INFRASTRUCTURE: Will Toronto’s Green Line ever become a reality?

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When architect Helena Grdadolnik attended neighbourhood association meetings in 2012 about upgrades to two parks near her Davenport Road office, she got an idea. It was to develop a 5-km … [Read more...]

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