Via Torontoist: TurnAround Couriers is a self-described “competitive courier business,” but with a special twist: the company is staffed exclusively by at-risk youth. According to the social audits page of the company’s website, TurnAround’s mandate is to “Recruit youth from youth shelters and youth-serving agencies across Toronto” in order to provide individuals who might otherwise [...]
Just came across a rendering of the proposed buffered bikelanes for University Avenue: Rendering via Torontoist. Want to know what buffered bikelanes are like? Here are some videos of other similar bikelanes in action. First off, NYC just opened up a median bikepath down the middle of Sands Street: You can also check out another [...]
Last night I went and checked out Icycle 2010, the Ice Bike Races held at Dufferin Grove Park every year. Beforehand, I met up with Todd and James Schwartz (of TheUrbanCountry.com) at 3-Speed (I highly recommend their sirloin burger) and we chatted about cycling, Toronto neighbourhoods and Chinese New Year. We then walked over to [...]
James D. Shwartz, editor of The Urban Country, has made this great video of an early morning (and chilly) ride along the West Toronto Railpath: Read about the railpath in James’ article here. Share your thoughts on the West Toronto Railpath in the BikingToronto Forum via Duncan’s City Ride Blog Posted via web from bikingtoronto’s [...]
Want to know what’s possible with bikelanes in a big city like Toronto? Look no further than New York (a much bigger city) for some inspiration. It doesn’t take miracles to get cycling infrastructure like this… just political guts. Bike lanes: In some cities people are literally dying to have them and some people go [...]
Be it helmets, bike lights, reflective tape and countless other accessories there are an infinite number of ways to improve your safety while on a bike. The problem is, safety isn’t cool. And well, it isn’t really sexy either. But, leave it to the “blogosphere” to tackle this head on… literally. The Safety is Sexy [...]
Awesome video and post from Streetsblog of bikelanes down the middle of Sands Street in NYC… where they replaced some unused road space with lanes! Chalk up more bikeway innovation to the folks at the NYC Department of Transportation. Nearly complete, the Sands Street approach to the Manhattan Bridge is now safer and more enjoyable [...]
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