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INFRASTRUCTURE: Cycling Network Plan: What’s in store for Scarborough?

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Other than the implication that pushing a study of the Danforth back for two full years isn't a big deal, this is a good synopsis of what the new bike plan means for Scarborough (mostly southwest … [Read more...]

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NEWS: City committee backs off on bike-lane studies

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It's not much of a cycling network if you don't put safe infrastructure on streets that actually go somewhere... The public works and infrastructure committee gave the green light to a 10-year … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Poll shows Torontonians want more bike lanes and they want them now

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A new poll shows Torontonians want to put their money where their bicycles are. The poll, conducted by Angus Reid and commissioned by Evergreen, shows a majority of residents want the city to … [Read more...]

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OH YEAH! New poll says Torontonians want a safe cycling network built as soon as possible 

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Check out the full report (PDF) from this giant new poll of Torontonians.  Epic stuff here. An Angus Reid Forum poll shows that 86% of Torontonians support a safe cycling network with 67% of … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Toronto Star editorial argues for fast implementation of new bike plan

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Canada’s largest city is considering a 10-year plan to create 525 kilometres of new bike routes – roughly doubling what’s available now. That prospect is, indeed, worth cheering. The plan, which is … [Read more...]

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INFRASTRUCTURE: Mapping out the development of Toronto’s new Cycling Plan

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Cycling staff at the city will be sharing data via maps during May... maps which visualize the data analysis they are using to help develop the next Cycling Network Plan. Really interesting stuff … [Read more...]

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INFRASTRUCTURE: Mapping the City’s Bike Network Gaps

Toronto’s bikeway network is often a source of frustration for the city’s cyclists, and with the map above, it’s easy to see why. It illustrates the extent of Toronto’s bike infrastructure―or in some … [Read more...]

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The News Cycle for Thursday, May 17, 2012

June is Bike Month across Canada

 Website rates Canadian cities on bike-ability [CBC News] Researchers at UBC and Simon Fraser University have come up with a way to rate how good major Canadian cities are for … [Read more...]

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George Smitherman Releases His Transportation Plan

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Toronto mayoral candidate George Smitherman has released his transportation plan for the future. Full details are on his website... but here is the bike-related stuff for you: CYCLING—INTEGRATED … [Read more...]