Original Post: 10 NO BRAINERS: Lead the Way for Cyclists – Spacing Toronto. Here, Jared Kolb, Executive Director of Cycle Toronto, shares his No Brainer on how to introduce clear, consistent wayfinding signage, symbols, and signals for cyclists, and how this could change the way we think and feel about cycling in the city.
Early Bird Registration Now Open for the 2014 Complete Streets Forum! The Toronto Centre for Active Transportation (TCAT), a project of Clean Air Partnership, is pleased to announce that registration is now open for our seventh annual Complete Streets Forum, taking place on October 6th, 2014 at Daniels Spectrum in downtown Toronto. The Complete Streets […]
Last night I posted about an unacceptable situation unfolding on the Bloor Viaduct. Construction barricades have been set up to perform work on the bridge (nature of the work detailed a bit below), with signs that cyclists should “share the road” with motor traffic. Anyone who has biked the Viaduct knows that “sharing the road” […]
UPDATE: It sounds like temporary bikelanes are coming. Maybe. Hopefully. I just rode home over the viaduct and sections of the eastbound bikelane are closed. Giant jersey concrete barriers are in the way with signs saying the bikelane is closed and cyclists should merge with traffic. I can’t, as someone who rides the […]
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 a damning one: The objective is to strike the appropriate balance between separation design, education and enforcement to ensure that Simcoe, […]
Great to see another Ward group launching. Follow Ward 15 on Facebook, or on Twitter at @ward15bikes Our Ward 15 Bikes group is born! Their mission? To improve the streets of the Eglinton Lawrence area, welcoming more people to the streets by bicycle! Thanks to everyone that attended. via Cycle Toronto – Facebook Photos.
What’s a physically protected bike lane? It’s one that trucks and buses and giant SUVs and obnoxious sports cars driven by men with self-image problems can’t drive or park in. They look like this, with some variations: And here are reasons why EVERY bikelane in Toronto needs to be a protected bikelane. SPOILER alert: bikelanes are […]
This article is basically an ad for Toronto Bicycle Tours… but more interesting is that it is NOT about Toronto touting cycle tourism options but that we are failing… that cycle tourism is big business and Toronto is letting it slip away by ignoring cycling infrastructure. Make EVERY street bike-friendly. Not just one here and […]
Planet Bike Light Combo
Planet Bike 5 LED Tail Light