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NEWS: Sherbourne lanes a cycling success that should inspire more

Following up on the news that bike traffic on Sherbourne is up a whopping 300%, here's Minnan-Wong trying to appear bike-friendly. The number of cyclists whizzing along Sherbourne St. each day has … [Read more...]

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INFRASTRUCTURE: Sherbourne separated bikelane sees 300% increase in bike traffic in 3 years!

Sherbourne's lanes have problems, but prove that if you build bikelanes that people (all people - novice and experienced, young and old) feel safe cycling in, more and more will use them. Bicycle … [Read more...]

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OH YEAH: Bike lanes have actually sped up car traffic in New York City

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Since 2007, New York City has added 31 miles of protected bike lanes — that is, lanes protected by a physical barrier, such as a row of parked cars or a curb. The main point of building protected … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Toronto’s new bike lanes are being misused

Yet another article about the total inadequacy of bikelanes without physical separation (curbs, planters, flex-bollards). It sucks to be a cyclist in this town. Less than a month after reporting … [Read more...]

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INFRASTRUCTURE: Markham has great bikelanes, even at intersections

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The above photo is via facebook user Florence Chan, who posted it to the City of Toronto Cycling facebook group. It shows how Markham (just north of Toronto) pays attention to cyclists, with green … [Read more...]

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INFRASTRUCTURE: Cyclists pushed out of bike lane by Shred-it truck

We’ve been keeping an eye on Shred-it vehicles since our May 29 column about a five-truck shredding operation that dominated Freeland St. when we came across it. Shred-it vice-president Bruce … [Read more...]

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UPDATE: The Viaduct Bikelane is closed and an awesome temporary one has been created

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SUPERB news from the City of Toronto.  After a construction contractor improperly closed the Bloor Viaduct bikelane (one of the few options for east end cyclists to cross the Don Valley) and put up … [Read more...]

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UPDATE: Bloor Viaduct bikelanes closed (temporary ones coming?)

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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), … [Read more...]

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INFRASTRUCTURE: Flexi-posts appear on Adelaide

But don't get too excited... only 4 have appeared.  Times that number by 100 and then we'll be talking. Ok we've got bollards on Adelaide, 4 to be exact, just west of Simcoe Source: Twitter / … [Read more...]

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NEWS: After Cyclists Protest, Toronto Will Protect Downtown Bike Lanes

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Pretty cool... the action of Toronto cyclists in getting city staff to do what City Council told them to do has hit Streetsblog.org: In a victory for bike safety in Toronto, officials have agreed to … [Read more...]

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