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OH YEAH! Bloor Street Bike Lane Pilot Project Proposed for Summer 2016

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This isn't new, as the Bloor bikelane pilot passed PWIC (Public Works and Infrastructure Committee) late last year (with City Council to vote on it in May), but Urban Toronto provides an excellent … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Toronto Bike Share looking to expand beyond city limits

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So, this is good news I guess.  I mean, yes, it's good that Bike Share is expanding, but there has been concerns about it's financial viability.  Sticking bikes out in the suburbs so that Metrolinx … [Read more...]

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INFRASTRUCTURE: Public Works unanimously approves Lake Shore West Cycle Track!

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Last week, BikingToronto highlighted an "Action Alert" from Cycle Toronto, asking people to write in to the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee (PWIC) to get them to approve a bi-directional … [Read more...]

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NEWS:  TTC Passes Motion To Consider Improved Cycling Facilities Along Transit Routes

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Oh yeah!  Nice to see the TTC doing some sensible things to help people bike to and from transit. Next: the TTC should work with Bikeshare Toronto to get docks at every subway station (bus and … [Read more...]

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WTF: Former Canadian celebrity calls cyclists “pricks”

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Remember Mike Bullard?  Apparently he misses people listening to him, because he has started whining and swearing about people on bikes via his twitter account. It seems he's upset about not … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Saks blinks on removing Richmond bikelane

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An update from this crazy story from a couple days ago... Saks, when contacted by Toronto news outfits about their plans to move the super successful Richmond bikelane to have valet parking for … [Read more...]

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WTF: Toronto’s Saks Fifth Avenue wants to destroy the new Richmond Cycle Track

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UPDATE: Saks blinks on wrecking the Richmond bikelane, and refreshingly, Toronto politicians tear them a new one.  Metaphorically. If you listen to this clip from Metro Morning, you'll hear that … [Read more...]

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REMINDER: Wed, Feb. 24 – Toronto Bike Awards

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Original post on Cycle Toronto's website In partnership with the City of Toronto, Cycle Toronto is pleased to bring you to the Toronto Bike Awards.​ This annual celebration invites the community to … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Safe roads are way more important than wearing a helmet.

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Excellent summary by Lloyd Alter in TreeHugger about how  it's not about what is (or isn't) on your head, but how the safe the cycling infrastructure is. Bicycle helmets are mandatory in parts of … [Read more...]

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NEWS: East Toronto cyclists set to celebrate Winter Bike to Work Day

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The Danforth edition of the world-wide winter cycling celebration starts at Danforth and Logan avenues. Participants will meet between 8 and 8:15 a.m., before heading west along Danforth from … [Read more...]