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NEWS: City committee backs off on bike-lane studies

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It's not much of a cycling network if you don't put safe infrastructure on streets that actually go somewhere... The public works and infrastructure committee gave the green light to a 10-year … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Poll shows Torontonians want more bike lanes and they want them now

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A new poll shows Torontonians want to put their money where their bicycles are. The poll, conducted by Angus Reid and commissioned by Evergreen, shows a majority of residents want the city to … [Read more...]

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OH YEAH! New poll says Torontonians want a safe cycling network built as soon as possible 

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Check out the full report (PDF) from this giant new poll of Torontonians.  Epic stuff here. An Angus Reid Forum poll shows that 86% of Torontonians support a safe cycling network with 67% of … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Toronto Star editorial argues for fast implementation of new bike plan

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Canada’s largest city is considering a 10-year plan to create 525 kilometres of new bike routes – roughly doubling what’s available now. That prospect is, indeed, worth cheering. The plan, which is … [Read more...]

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REMINDER: Write the Public Works Committee to support building Toronto’s new Bike Plan!

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This post originally on Cycle Toronto: NOTE: Please write by TODAY, Friday May 13 at 4:30 pm. Hot on the heels of our landslide victory for pilot Bloor bike lanes, another major cycling item … [Read more...]

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DO IT! Write the Public Works Committee to support building Toronto’s new Bike Plan!

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This post originally on Cycle Toronto: NOTE: Please write by Friday May 13 at 4:30 pm. Hot on the heels of our landslide victory for pilot Bloor bike lanes, another major cycling item is on … [Read more...]

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BIKE PLAN! New Toronto plan would add 525 km of bike routes to create a true network

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What are city staff proposing for the next 10 years of new/improved bike infrastructure? Bike lanes could be coming to eight of Toronto’s busiest streets if the city’s new 10-year cycling plan pans … [Read more...]

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DATA: Every Study Ever Conducted on the Economic Impact Converting Street Parking Into Bike Lanes

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Again and again and again, real live data shows that bikes, bike lanes, and bike parking is WAY better for business than cars, car lanes and car parking: Replacing on-street parking with a bike lane … [Read more...]

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INFRASTRUCTURE: The Best Way to Promote City Riding? Bike Racks

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Personally, my main concern with the recently approved Bloor bike lane pilot is bike parking. Right now, without bike lanes, Bloor bike parking is *packed* with bikes. If bike traffic increases on … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Ending the tyranny of the car in Toronto requires political courage

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Are there epic changes on the way in how Torontonians move through our city? Big changes could be coming to the way Toronto lives. A provincial government paper on climate change envisions a massive … [Read more...]