The Toronto Sun is reporting (4 years late) that the Rack It and Rocket bikerack program was expanded against the recommendation of city staff and that the racks are hardly used. It’s true that the TTC expanded the program to all new buses back in 2006, and they did so against staff recommendations to pursue [...]
Danforth cycle safety blitz nets 400 charges By Joshua Freeman April 15, 2010 Neighbourhoods: Danforth Village While Scott Torrance got the ball rolling on the impending safety audit, others have also recently turned an eye to the troubled intersection at Broadview and Danforth Avenues. The week of March 29, Toronto Police Service’s 54 Division conducted [...]
The Toronto Star has an article today about 2010 additions to the Bikelane Network. They focus mainly on the plans to put physically-separate bikelanes down the middle of University Avenue for a 12-week Pilot Project, starting in July, reducing the street from 4 lanes to 3 in each direction, which city staff say after studying [...]
Happy Monday! Here are the bike events going on this week, to help you plan your next 7 days. You can always find this info or events far into the future on the always updating Events page, or follow our special @BikeTOevents account on twitter! Toronto Cycling Committee Meeting Mon, Apr. 12 7-9 PM City [...]
We’d like to welcome Lizz to more bike commuting in Toronto! Lizz wanted to bike to one of her jobs but was unsure of how to do it so she wouldn’t be too scared. She wanted to avoid big busy streets as much as she could (I’m sure we can all relate and think back [...]
We have three new additions to the BikeShop Map for you: Red Arrow Bikes (facebook page) now has a permanent address at 19 Kensington Avenue. Dan’s Mountain Bike Repair (group page) is now open to the public at 1501 Woodbine. It services all bikes, not just mountain bikes. Riders Cycle & Board is now open [...]
Happy Friday! Here’s your weekly wrap-up of all the good stuff added to BikingToronto in the last week. Is everyone staying warm and looking out for possibly icy streetcar tracks? Good. Remember… cross them at as close to a 90 degree angle as you can. New on the Blog: Discussing Downtown Bike Infrastructure for 2010 [...]
The Toronto Sun is reporting that the Hamilton Police are on the lookout for a black SUV (possibly a Suburban) with red markings or writing along the bottom. The SUV hit a cyclist at Wilson and Hughson on Tuesday evening, knocking the cyclist of his bike before speeding off. Thankfully, the injuries to the cyclist [...]
Well, it’s not exactly news… most anyone who pays attention to cycling issues knows that Copenhagen is “King of the World” when it comes to urban cycling… but it’s good to see the Star publishing something about it with the COP15 talks going on right now in Copenhagen. It’s not really “news” to die-hard cyclists, [...]
Bicycle City, Japanese artists. Bicycles by Martin Heath, Cinecycle, Toronto via bikelanediary.blogspot.com Posted via web from bikingtoronto’s posterous
Royal York Road (Bloor St to Dundas St. West) Posted: 22 Sep 2009 04:52 PM PDT This is one of my favourite bike lanes, it’s rare to have such a long stretch on an semi-arterial road given over to bikes. The problem with speeding cars is the same on every major street, no differe… Click [...]
Disc lock alarm Posted: 14 Sep 2009 04:50 PM PDT This looks like it might be pretty useful – that is as long as nobody accidentally moves your bike. Reader Atom Smasher clued us into a new twist on bicycle security. Over on the Sydney based bicycle … Click to read more in the Forum [...]
Maroon Louis Garneau Rhone (Downtown at Spadina and Front) Posted: 09 Sep 2009 02:42 PM PDT Stolen from outside City Place condos with no seat on September 8th, 2009 or morning of September 9th. … Click to read more in the Forum >>>… What We Wear When Cycling in Toronto Posted: 09 Sep 2009 11:18 [...]
Maroon Louis Garneau Rhone (Downtown at Spadina and Front) Stolen from outside City Place condos with no seat on September 8th, 2009 or morning of September 9th.
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