It’s not easy being a bollard.Whether they’re being run over by garbage trucks, removed due to construction or struck by motorists, the flexible posts that separate Toronto’s cycle tracks from the … [Read more...]
As bike lanes get added to streets around the US one common concern keeps arising: how will this affect congestion? Narrowing roadways by including bike lanes seems like it would clearly increase car … [Read more...]
A short but great video from the Star. The future is bright, folks.
Christopher Hume takes a look at temporary on-street bicycle parking in Toronto.
Source: Video | Hume: starting to love the … [Read more...]
Oh yeah! The links are in the text of this Cycle Toronto post, but there are maps of bikelane-supportive businesses on Bloor and Danforth. Check them out here - Danforth Map and Bloor Map - or … [Read more...]
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...]
There's some lane re-painting going on over on Avenue Road / Oriole Parkway. The photo above was posted in the City of Toronto Cycling facebook group and noted as Avenue Road, but this looks like … [Read more...]
Not sure why Dandyhorse is posting about this now since the news came out in early July, but no matter - it's good to remember that Bikeshare Toronto is getting a huge expansion!
Metrolinx and the … [Read more...]
Great piece in the Annex Gleaner community newspaper about bikelanes on Bloor.
It is a misconception that all those cars that transit Bloor Street through the Annex are shoppers just looking for a … [Read more...]
Interesting piece (and image, above) from Dandyhorse about what King St would look like (and a bit about how it would benefit business) if it was re-designed to actually move people, and not just be … [Read more...]
Very cool. The Toronto Police Service has released a new app that allows any Torontonian to report crimes, including (and they've confirmed this for me on twitter) cars parking in bike … [Read more...]
As Eric Gallo-Miscevich cycles down the Martin Goodman Trail on Queens Quay, it takes a moment for onlookers to understand what they’re seeing. At first glance it looks like the 19-year-old is riding … [Read more...]
Toronto! You shock me sometimes. This is fantastic!
A veteran transportation planning consultant has been named the city’s first director of transit and sustainable transportation.
Hilary … [Read more...]