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NEWS: Toronto not separating Richmone and Adelaide bike lanes despite council vote

NOTE: Send your requests for adequate separation during this pilot project to Transportation Services managers Stephen Buckley sbuckle@toronto.ca, Dan Egan degan@toronto.ca, Lukasz Pawlowski lpawlow@toronto.ca along with Public Works and Infrastructure Committee pwic@toronto.ca and for good measure include 311@toronto.ca.   Hey… did you know that if you work for the city, and City Council says “do something“, you can turn around say “Well, I […]


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NEWS: City staff must install posts to make new bike lanes safer

NOTE: Send your requests for adequate separation during this pilot project to Transportation Services managers Stephen Buckley sbuckle@toronto.ca, Dan Egan degan@toronto.ca, Lukasz Pawlowski lpawlow@toronto.ca along with Public Works and Infrastructure Committee pwic@toronto.ca and for good measure include 311@toronto.ca. You would think that the opening of a new bike lane would be a cause for celebration in the bike-riding world. But Cycle Toronto Wednesday […]


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NEWS: Transportation Services refuses to follow Council direction to install protected bike lanes

  NOTE: Send your requests for adequate separation during this pilot project to Transportation Services managers Stephen Buckley sbuckle@toronto.ca, Dan Egan degan@toronto.ca, Lukasz Pawlowski lpawlow@toronto.ca along with Public Works and Infrastructure Committee pwic@toronto.ca and for good measure include 311@toronto.ca.   What happens when Toronto City Council votes to install protected bikelanes on Richmond and Adelaide?  Well, in Toronto, the city staff in charge […]


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SAFETY: Concerns prompt recall of thousands of bike helmets

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Health Canada says thousands of bike and skateboard helmets are being voluntarily recalled due to a potential safety hazard. It says FGL Sports Ltd. is recalling its helmets sold under the Capix Evo and Capix Jr Evo brands as a precautionary measure due to a manufacturing defect that may cause cracks near rivets securing the […]


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NEWS: Adelaide Press Conference Missing Key Element

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NOTE: Send your requests for adequate separation during this pilot project to Transportation Services managers Stephen Buckley sbuckle@toronto.ca, Dan Egan degan@toronto.ca, Lukasz Pawlowski lpawlow@toronto.ca along with Public Works and Infrastructure Committee pwic@toronto.ca and for good measure include 311@toronto.ca.   What do you call it when politicians have a press conference for separated bikelanes that are not separated?   These people seem to think […]


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WANTED: Help for Open Streets TO

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Open Streets is coming to Toronto on Sunday, Aug. 17, and Sunday, Aug. 31!  Stretches of Bloor and Yonge are OPENING up to the public… letting these streets realize their full potential without cars taking over. But, Open Streets needs help.  Please consider helping them out (more information at this link) with: Information Aids Answer […]


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NEWS: Councillor Mary-Margaret McMahon hit by car while biking

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This story is only in the Sun right now, so I’m linking to it bregrudgingly.  The comments are horrible. Glad to hear Mary-Margaret is okay.  She’s one of the few politicians in Toronto (or anywhere) that give me hope for this city. A man has been charged with careless driving after Councillor Mary-Margaret McMahon got […]


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INFRASTRUCTURE: Toronto is moving some Ring-and-Posts, and letting people know

I’m not sure if this is what usually is done, but I do approve of these giant orange signs letting people know that some ring-and-posts will be moved and they shouldn’t lock their bikes there. Example on Albert St. of @TO_Transport ‘s notification signage for a bike parking move. via Twitter / TO_Cycling: Example on […]


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INFRASTRUCTURE: 15 photos of the stunning new BMX park in Toronto

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Sunnyside is now home to a world class BMX park, tucked between Lake Shore Blvd. and the Gardiner Expressway. Designed by the much-lauded Jay Hoots, the park is an off-road rider’s dream with ramps and jumps galore. Beyond the thrill factor for riders, what might be the coolest feature of the park is that it […]


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NEWS: Foot path at Dufferin Grove Park honours cyclist Jenna Morrison

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A unique foot path is now open to the public at Dufferin Grove Park as a memorial for a Toronto cyclist killed in 2011. Jenna Morrison was 38-years-old and pregnant with her second child when she died after being trapped beneath the wheels of a truck in November 2011. via Foot path at Dufferin Grove Park […]


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