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INFRASTRUCTURE: Protected intersections for Richmond Adelaide cycle track pilot project

Cycle Toronto is recommending protected intersections for Richmond and Adelaide.  Awesome. We propose the City adopt protected intersections as a more efficient and safer way to manage the … [Read more...]

GET INVOLVED: Toronto wants your feedback on the Richmond, Adelaide & Simcoe Cycle Tracks

The City of Toronto wants your feedback on the Richmond, Adelaide and Simcoe Street separated bikelanes.  These are a pilot project, and the city needs feedback to inform a decision to make them … [Read more...]

INFRASTRUCTURE: Flex-post bollards now installed on Adelaide

Awww yeah.  Flex-post bollards on Adelaide.  Let's get these on every bikelane. Bollards now installed to Adelaide CycleTrack, Bathurst-Spadina via Toronto Cycling on Twitter … [Read more...]

INFRASTRUCTURE: Flexi-posts appear on Adelaide

But don't get too excited... only 4 have appeared.  Times that number by 100 and then we'll be talking. Ok we've got bollards on Adelaide, 4 to be exact, just west of Simcoe Source: Twitter / … [Read more...]

NEWS: After Cyclists Protest, Toronto Will Protect Downtown Bike Lanes

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Pretty cool... the action of Toronto cyclists in getting city staff to do what City Council told them to do has hit Streetsblog.org: In a victory for bike safety in Toronto, officials have agreed to … [Read more...]

NEWS: City Staff respond (badly) to protected bikelane concerns

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UPDATE: Cycle Toronto likes the below response.  They interpreted it differently than I did, and that's okay.  However, I would like to point out that the very last paragraph of the city's response is … [Read more...]

INFRASTRUCTURE: Cycle Toronto keeps pushing city staff to abide by Council’s wishes

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Via Cycle Toronto: Transportation Services willfully ignoring the direction of Council In June 2014, Toronto City Council unanimously approved a pilot project for cycle tracks on Richmond St, … [Read more...]

NEWS: Councillour McMahon, on Adelaide Bike Lane Separation

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You GO, Mary-Margaret!  Let's drag Toronto into the 21st century when it comes to biking infrastructure! “They need to be fully physically separated, not just paint—that’s not what I voted for. I … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Trucks using Adelaide non-separated bikelane as express lane

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What happens when you make a nice wide bikelane using paint but neglect to put flexi-posts up to make it a separated bikelane?  Trucks use it as their own personal express lane.  A screenshot is above … [Read more...]

INFRASTRUCTURE: What did Stephen Buckley recommend for Richmond and Adelaide’s separated bikelanes?

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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 … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

INFRASTRUCTURE: Bike Spotting on Adelaide

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Dandyhorse went a bike-spotting on the new Adelaide bike lane with the question "Does this bike lane need bollards?" and I'd be surprised if anyone said no.   SPOILER alert: everyone loves … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Cyclists checking out the new Adelaide bike lane

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Build it and they will come.  Chris Bouchard of the City of Toronto's Transportation Services department shot this quick video of cyclists loving the new Adelaide bikelane yesterday. via Adelaide … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

INFRASTRUCTURE: After waiting a decade, cyclists are taking new bike lanes in style

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This was a pretty benign article about the 10 years (10 YEARS) it took to get PILOT approval of separated bikelanes on Richmond and Adelaide, until I got to the line I've bolded at the bottom of this … [Read more...]

INFRASTRUCTURE: The Adelaide bikelane painted buffer is going in

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Woohoo!  Look at the quick progress on Adelaide.  If only all bikelanes went in this fast.  Why don't all bikelanes go in this fast? Painted buffer has been installed on Adelaide, between Bathurst … [Read more...]

INFRASTUCTURE: Adelaide Separated Lane gets “pre-marked” tonight

Adelaide is almost ready for the big show!  Bring on the paint and the flexi-bollards!  It's happening on Richmond too! @TO_Transport has repaved curb lane for Adelaide Cycle Track Pilot Project … [Read more...]

INFRASTRUCTURE: Richmond and Adelaide being prepped for new bikelanes

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Richmond and Adelaide are coming!  I'm gonna make some special trips down there to be able to ride them. Curb lanes on Richmond and Adelaide have been ground down, in preparation for new asphalt we … [Read more...]

NEWS: Public Works approves pilot separated bikelanes on Richmond and Adelaide

If you like the political gobbledygood of City Council documents, you'll love this one... which is the approval by the Public Works Committee of  a pilot installation of separated bikelanes on … [Read more...]

NEWS: Let Public Works know you support Harbord and Richmond/Adelaide bikelanes

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Via CycleToronto: You can send your emails to pwic@toronto.ca and mention the item number in the subject line of your email. Richmond/Adelaide has gotten a lot of notice but so far very few people … [Read more...]

NEWS: Richmond and Adelaide might finally get bike lanes

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Richmond and Adelaide streets have long be discussed as potential homes for bike lanes in Toronto, and a new proposal coming to the Public Works and Infrastructure committee next week is sure to … [Read more...]

Re-capping the Richmond-Adelaide bikelane public meetings

Great write-up on Dandyhorse about the public meetings that took place on Monday and Tuesday night regarding plans for separated bikelanes on Richmond and Adelaide. Last night, November 18, 2013, … [Read more...]

One Step Closer to Separated Bikelanes on Adelaide and Richmond Streets

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Back in June, Rob Ford presented his BikePlan, which essentially was just a re-hashing of some earlier concepts by other politicians and I think, originally, by Dave Meslin, including most … [Read more...]

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