It’s not easy being a bollard.Whether they’re being run over by garbage trucks, removed due to construction or struck by motorists, the flexible posts that separate Toronto’s cycle tracks from the … [Read more...]
As bike lanes get added to streets around the US one common concern keeps arising: how will this affect congestion? Narrowing roadways by including bike lanes seems like it would clearly increase car … [Read more...]
Oh yeah! The links are in the text of this Cycle Toronto post, but there are maps of bikelane-supportive businesses on Bloor and Danforth. Check them out here - Danforth Map and Bloor Map - or … [Read more...]
The city that brought America the bike lane 48 years ago this summer has done it again.
Davis, Calif. (population 66,000, bike commuting rate 20 percent) finished work last week on a new … [Read more...]
There's some lane re-painting going on over on Avenue Road / Oriole Parkway. The photo above was posted in the City of Toronto Cycling facebook group and noted as Avenue Road, but this looks like … [Read more...]
Great piece in the Annex Gleaner community newspaper about bikelanes on Bloor.
It is a misconception that all those cars that transit Bloor Street through the Annex are shoppers just looking for a … [Read more...]
Interesting piece (and image, above) from Dandyhorse about what King St would look like (and a bit about how it would benefit business) if it was re-designed to actually move people, and not just be … [Read more...]
Danforth Loves Bikes! Bikes Love Danforth! Obviously, making a street safe for all the people who use it means more business for all the stores and restaurants on that street.
This is the start … [Read more...]
Bike lanes on Bloor have long had the support of groups like the Bloor Annex Business Improvement Area. But some business owners balk out of fear that bike lanes will mean a reduction in lanes for … [Read more...]
Awesome! City Council has just approved the extension of the Richmond and Adelaide Cycle Tracks (also known as physically separate bikelanes) all the way over to Parliament.
This makes so much … [Read more...]
The Editor of the Star's Automotive Section calls for dedicated, separated bikelanes on almost every road. A sensible write-up that advocates for Vision Zero (that NO ONE should die on the road) and … [Read more...]
One of Cycle Toronto's current action campaigns is getting businesses and residents of the Danforth to pledge their support of DanforthLovesBikes, to get the city to consider a PILOT of bikelanes on … [Read more...]