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INFRASTRUCTURE: Plan in the works to redesign King Street — and quickly

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Huge props to Toronto Chief Planner Jennifer Keesmaat for embracing the experiences and knowledge from other cities who have done this quickly and successfully.  The vision calls for space for bikes, … [Read more...]

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OH YEAH: Toronto’s Chief Planner talks bikes

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An interesting short interview by Dandyhorse with Jennifer Keesmaat.  I've quoted below some of the bicycle-related stuff. If we can get the minimum grid endorsed by City Council it would be a way of … [Read more...]

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OLD MAN YELLS AT CLOUD: Bike lanes make no sense in winter

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Today in humour:  A driver gets ranty that bikelanes exist, because anything in his way is evil.  His rationale is that because less cyclists use bikelanes in the winter, they shouldn't exist.   I … [Read more...]

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TONIGHT! Bikelanes Mean Business!

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TONIGHT!  Learn about how safer streets for cyclists create conditions that hugely benefit businesses on those streets! Thursday, January 14; 7 PM Ciro's House of Imported Bier Address: 1316 … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Toronto’s Bike Share program to get new equipment this spring

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Toronto’s Bike Share program is about to get a serious tune-up that may include selling it off and starting from scratch. New equipment is expected to hit streets this spring, and officials at the … [Read more...]

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ELSEWHERE: Madrid City Council to build 33 new bicycle lanes in 2016

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Meanwhile, in a city that gets it: Madrid City Council is planning on building a new network of bicycle lanes before the end of 2016. The plan, put together by left-wing governing party Ahora Madrid, … [Read more...]

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EVENT: Thurs, Jan. 14 – Bike Lanes Mean Business

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Thursday, January 14; 7 PM Ciro's House of Imported Bier Address: 1316 Bloor St W Join us for an evening discussing the positive economic impacts on business that bike lanes have proven to be! … [Read more...]

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INFRASTRUCTURE: City makes it easier to cycle in Toronto this winter

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Well, if we actually get some snow this winter, I'm curious about how the city performs.  The Viaduct bikelanes are a disaster in the winter, which is awful, considering it's one of the most important … [Read more...]

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ELSEWHERE: America’s 10 best new bike lanes of 2015

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Paying attention Toronto?  These are proper successful bikelanes working in other cities.  Let's catch up. We still love separating bike lanes with posts, and preference surveys show that most … [Read more...]

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TTC to become more bike-friendly in 2016

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Great news!  I'll use this space to [again] ask the TTC to work with Bikeshare Toronto (you are BOTH city agencies, after all!) to put bikeshare docks at EVERY subway station.  Let people bike along … [Read more...]

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