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OH YEAH: Bloor bike lane pilot debate flow chart!

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Well this is just amazing.   A complete flow chart that breaks down all the objections to a Bloor bike lane pilot and why none of the objections are valid. It was created by @the416anthill, … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Vision Zero supported but not Bloor bike lanes?

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City Council votes on the Bloor bike lane pilot this morning (it's scheduled as the first item, at 9:30 - watch it stream on youtube here), and here's a good piece from Albert Koehl in Dandyhorse … [Read more...]

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VIDEO: What’s it like to ride Bloor Street without bike lanes?

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Metro Morning's Matt Galloway decided to document what it was like riding Bloor St. without bikelanes, in advance of the City Council vote about a bike lane pilot: What does it look like to ride a … [Read more...]

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TRUTH: The business of bikes and parking

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Click on through to Spacing to see the full infographic. There has been some debate about whether bike lanes on Bloor would hurt or harm businesses. Spacing is republishing this infographic from our … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Bloor Bike Lanes Pilot Should Be a Council No-Brainer. Here’s Why It’s Not. 

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An excellent piece in Torontoist about why a bike lane pilot designed to collect data about benefits/detriments and overwhelming supported by the community is getting static from politicians: There … [Read more...]

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FACEPALM: Bloor Bike lane pilot a victim of double standard

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What do you do when politicians prevent people from making their city a better, cleaner, and economically attractive place? In Toronto, you can easily shut down an entire (or a part of)  a street … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Drivers support Bloor bike lanes

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Newsflash for politicians that car drivers don't want bike lanes:  THEY DO!  Bike lanes keep cyclists safe, and get bikes into their own lane on the road.  This means bikes aren't in front of cars, … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Bloor bike lanes pilot heads to Toronto city council 

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The Public Works Committee was split on whether to approve a pilot of a bike lane on Bloor for the purposes of collecting data about how it benefits the neighbourhood and business, so now it goes to … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Why the Bloor Bike Lane Pilot makes Bloor safer for everyone

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The proposed plan for Bloor Street includes a design, known as parking protected bike lanes, that would help avoid this scenario. The planned set-up, moving from left to right, is: live traffic … [Read more...]

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DO IT: Write Public Works today to support the Bloor bike lane pilot!

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The deadline to write in to PWIC to support the Bloor bike lane pilot is today, Friday April 22 at 4:30 pm. The Bloor bike lane pilot is up for discussion next week at the Public Works and … [Read more...]