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WEAKSAUCE: Richmond bike lane shut down until November: No alternate route provided

Excellent write-up in Dandyhorse (which seems to be duplicated exactly in NOW) about Toronto's absolute ineptitude in making cycling an safe option for travel. Richmond St. under construction is a … [Read more...]

INFRASTRUCTURE: Would you mind the Woodbine?

Read about the plan to put wonderful separated bikelanes on Woodbine Ave, all the way from Queen St. to O'Connor. While the earliest a pilot project can be secured on Danforth Avenue (a.k.a. The … [Read more...]

OH YEAH!  Wider sidewalks and cycling infrastructure being studied for Yonge St.

Bike lanes on Yonge would be fantastic, as there is no safe north-south cycling infrastructure between Sherbourne and St. George/Beverley (no, the couple blocks of bikelane on Bay that is used as a … [Read more...]

VISION ZERO: Toronto city council finds cash for more road-safety plans

City council has agreed to inject more money into a plan to protect cyclists and pedestrians from traffic collisions. In unanimous decision Thursday, councillors endorsed the city’s new road-safety … [Read more...]



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VISION ZERO? City asks for crosswalk phone ban

While not directly about cycling, the safety of our streets is important, and victim-blaming doesn't solve anything. Listen, I get it.  We don't want anyone to be distracted when using the roads. … [Read more...]

NEW: A Vision Zero Page that tracks death on our streets

Unless you're a politician like Stephen Holyday or Georgio Mammoliti, who only seem to care about how fast someone can drive in our city rather than caring about people dying, you probably know about … [Read more...]



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VISION ZERO: Toronto does NOT have a plan to ELIMINATE road deaths

In a word, no.  Mayor Tory and Public Works Chair Jaye Robinson got lambasted when they proposed to lower street deaths by only 20% (!!!) over 10 years (!!!), so now they are saying "oh yeah, we … [Read more...]



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NEWS: Toronto not doing enough to protect cyclists, says councillor

I can only hope that Paula Fletcher, of Ward 30 (east of the Don, south of the Danforth) continues to push for bikelanes on the Danforth and starts seriously pushing for physical separation on the … [Read more...]

The 10 worst roads for cycling in Toronto

More opinion piece that anything, but obviously written by someone who has biked all these streets. The worst roads for cycling in Toronto are slowly being phased out or improved over time. But our … [Read more...]

NEWS: Toronto cyclists irked by Richmond Street lane closure 

  I don't think "irked" is the right word... When literally *every* street is designed for cars, with bikes and pedestrians afterthoughts (if there is room), and one of the main bike lanes … [Read more...]