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NEWS: 4 of 5 major mayoral candidates say more bike lanes in the downtown core.


What if we had more separated bike lanes in the downtown core? Toronto council’s public works and infrastructure committee recently approved a pilot project for separated bicycle lanes on sections … [Read more...]

INFRASTRUCTURE: Bloor East – Worst Separated Bike Lane Ever.


Generally, I keep Biking Toronto very positive and upbeat, but sometimes, some shaming needs to be done.   If you are not sure what the above is, it's the eastbound Bloor East Separated … [Read more...]

INFRASTRUCTURE: Toronto needs a Minimum Grid of Bikelanes


Have you seen Cycle Toronto's new campaign to get politicians to commit to a Minimum Grid of bikelanes across the city?  It's a good one.  Every Torontonian deserves access to safe and efficient … [Read more...]

INFRASTRUCTURE: Steer clear of the bike lane, it’s an endless cycle of frustration


The first tip off is the name: “bike lane.” It’s not a “car lane” or a “truck lane” or a “stroller lane” or a “jogging lane.” It’s not a “Purolator lane” or a “trucker-needs a-coffee-lane.” It’s not a … [Read more...]

NEWS: An ‘awkward, tortuous’ journey: Council debates next step for separated bike lanes in Toronto

Minnan-Wong is not a bike friendly Councillor at all, no matter what spin the Post puts on it.   He puts cars first. #FAIL. Councillor Denzil Minnan-Wong has been on a mission for the last four years … [Read more...]

NEWS: Public Works approves pilot separated bikelanes on Richmond and Adelaide

If you like the political gobbledygood of City Council documents, you'll love this one... which is the approval by the Public Works Committee of  a pilot installation of separated bikelanes on … [Read more...]

INFRASTRUCTURE: A few bad cyclists shouldn’t stop us from building bike lanes

Public discussions in Toronto about building bike lanes inevitably get bogged down in debates about the behaviour of some cyclists. The unstated contention is that it’s fair to reject new bike lanes … [Read more...]

NEWS: Let Public Works know you support Harbord and Richmond/Adelaide bikelanes


Via CycleToronto: You can send your emails to pwic@toronto.ca and mention the item number in the subject line of your email. Richmond/Adelaide has gotten a lot of notice but so far very few people … [Read more...]

INFRASTRUCTURE: John Street (temporarily) shows us how nice and cheap separated bikelanes can be.


Earlier this week, very briefly, Toronto's most awesome separated bikelane existed on John St. downtown (photo above, via twitter user mhalperin). Those planters were put there by the Entertainment … [Read more...]

NEWS: Richmond and Adelaide might finally get bike lanes


Richmond and Adelaide streets have long be discussed as potential homes for bike lanes in Toronto, and a new proposal coming to the Public Works and Infrastructure committee next week is sure to … [Read more...]

NEWS: Protected Bike Lanes on Eglinton Approved by Public Works


This is such a great news story.  THIS is what cycling advocacy is all about. Two years ago, a senior City staffer told me that we’d never achieve bike lanes on Eglinton. I reflected on this as I … [Read more...]

INFRASTRUCTURE: Eglinton LRT plan calls for $150 million in streetscaping

Residents seldom heap praise on city hall. But there were plenty of kudos this week for the city’s plans to beautify Eglinton Ave. after the Eglinton-Scarborough Crosstown LRT opens in 2020, including … [Read more...]

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