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ELSEWHERE: Laidback Copenhagen by bike

Two Copenhagen bicycle chicas like what they see. Classic chica rolling the streets of... For the full photographic glory and the rest of the text, you know where to go. The Original Cycle Chic … [Read more...]

ELSEWHERE: 25 of NYC’s Most Transformative Road Diets

Cool "slidey" photographs that show before/after scenes! New York City has been adjusting to its new Mayor Bill De Blasio, who took office at the beginning of the year. The new mayor has been slowly … [Read more...]

ELSEWHERE: Magic happens on streets closed to cars

  What happens on the empty closed-down streets of Los Angeles before the L.A. Marathon? Magic. #CrashTheCrash - YouTube. … [Read more...]

$600 Pop-Up Protected Bike Lane gets Minneapolis Excited

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  Minneapolis is testing out a protected bike lane system using popup protected bike lanes.   It's cheap, it's easy... and it should be ALL OVER Toronto. Read more: TreeHugger … [Read more...]

Winter Cycling Capital of World is in … Finland

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Come on Toronto.  If the Finnish can bike all winter, we can too.  Aren't there entire commercials by beer companies, Tim Hortons and Canadian Tire about how hearty Canadians are? Let's get out … [Read more...]

Pay Attention Toronto: Europe’s Most Congested City Going Car-Free

Something similar should be done in Toronto on Yonge St. south of Bloor, and perhaps King and Queen between Bathurst and Jarvis. Keep the middle lanes open for streetcars only (or buses on Yonge), and … [Read more...]

Bicycle Anecdotes from Amsterdam

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In case you haven't seen it yet - a great video from Amsterdam. There's no valid reason downtown Toronto can't be like this. Let's work on it? via: Urban Planet: Bicycle Anecdotes from Amsterdam … [Read more...]

Activists install separated bike lane in 10 minutes for $350, Seattle follows through

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Bit of a dated story, but it's soooo good.  Can this happen in Toronto? Seattle cycling advocates spent $350 and 10 minutes installing bollards on a painted bikelane and making it a MUCH safer … [Read more...]

For Winter Cyclists, Heated Bike Lanes Would Be True Bliss

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Getting reluctant cyclists to brave their bikes in the middle of winter is the reason a few towns in the Netherlands are now considering passively heating their bike paths to provide drier, more … [Read more...]

Cyclists and riders and walkers are more important than drivers

Cyclists and riders and walkers are more important than drivers

  More awesomeness out of NYC today: Today, Mayor Michael Bloomberg reinforced his reputation as a transportation reformer, and reaffirmed the worst fears of his bike-skeptic critics, by … [Read more...]

Road Rule #1: Don’t Be A Jerk

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There's a great article in the Wall Street Journal about the problems New York City is facing by having tons more cyclists on their streets (thanks to large amounts of new bikelanes and cycling … [Read more...]

On The Blogs: The Exploding Bike Culture on Montreal

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Duncan has posted a great video of lots of cyclists in Montreal, via Copenhagenize: Like in over 130 cities around the world, a bike share system has kickstarted the return of bicycle to the city. … [Read more...]

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