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EVENT: 2016 Bells on Danforth Recap

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A good recap in Dandyhorse about Saturday's Bells on Danforth Ride. Remember that YOU can help make the Danforth bike-friendlier! Sign the pledge of support on DanforthLovesBikes.ca ask your … [Read more...]

THIS SATURDAY! June 25 – Bells on Danforth

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They won't say it, but I'll say it (again and again):  We NEED bike lanes on Danforth!  Come to Bells!  Sign the DanforthLovesBikes pledge! When: Gather at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 25, 2016. The … [Read more...]

POLITICS: Does Your City Councillor Support Bike Lanes?

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This article has an interesting concept, but the data visualization is impossible.  It may be time for me to crank through the data like I did a few years ago (2010!) for the post "How Bike-Friendly … [Read more...]

NEWS: Bells on Danforth mass cycling ride slated to start at Bloor Viaduct Park

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Bike lanes on Danforth! Riders will gather at the Bloor Viaduct Park, across from Castle Frank subway station, at 10:30 a.m., and then depart en masse at 11 a.m. heading east along Danforth … [Read more...]

DO IT! Help make protected bike lanes on Woodbine Ave a reality!

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via Cycle Toronto: Attend a public meeting this week and help make protected bike lanes on Woodbine Ave a reality! The City is considering protected bike lanes on Woodbine Ave but it won’t … [Read more...]

INFRASTRUCTURE: How Bike Lanes Get Installed in Toronto

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TL;DR - There's a ton of red tape. Hayward-Gulati says the City uses a design guidebook called the Ontario Traffic Manual when planning new roadways. The guide defines the dimensions, signage, and … [Read more...]

INFRASTRUCTURE: How Council Likes Bike Lane Plans More than Bike Lanes

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On the surface, the [new 10-year cycling network] plan appears to be a healthy step forward for cycling in Toronto. After a rocky series of events for the Bloor bike lane pilot project, the 10-year … [Read more...]

NEWS: 10 Year Cycling Network Plan passes Toronto City Council, with most major streets ignored.

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The 10 year cycling network plan passed Council today, unanimously, through a lot of compromise.  While east end councillors, (with the support of Cycle Toronto volunteers, business owners, business … [Read more...]

OH YEAH! The Danforth Loves Bikes (and wants bike lanes!)

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Over the past day, I've been taking and tweeting a few photos of *some* of the businesses on the Danforth (google map) who want the street to be better and safer by adding some bikelanes (which make … [Read more...]

MUST READ: All the collisions involving pedestrians and cyclists in just the last month

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NOW Magazine mapped the collisions involving cars and cyclists or pedestrians reported by police (and compiled by @StruckTOBot, covered in this blog post) in just May 2016. In just 1 month, 10 … [Read more...]