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Tonight: Zombie Bike Lane Critical Mass

Zombie Bike Lane Critical Mass

via Cycle Toronto: Like you, we were extremely disappointed by the 24-19 loss at City Council on Oct 2nd to save the Jarvis St bike lanes.  Cycle Toronto organized, held community meetings, held 2 … [Read more...]

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CityPlace pedestrian bridge finally set to open

CityPlace pedestrian bridge finally set to open

The Puente de Luz (Bridge of Light) is finally set to open, giving CityPlace residents traveling on foot or by bike a welcome escape route to the city at large. Spanning 125 metres over the busy rail … [Read more...]

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Sign and Share the Beltline Petition

As you may be aware, the City is in the planning stages of a project to improve the Beltline Trail. We have launched an online petition at cycleto.ca/beltline.  If you haven’t yet signed our paper … [Read more...]

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Peel Region ready to fight obesity with urban design

Peel Region ready to fight obesity with urban design

  It’s a big, fat problem for public health officials. But Peel Region has decided to stop counting calories and start shedding the guilt as it confronts ballooning obesity rates with some … [Read more...]

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Toronto Adds Zero Kilometres of Bike Lanes in 2012

Toronto Adds Zero Kilometres of Bike Lanes in 2012

On October 2, 2012, Toronto City Council voted 24-19 to remove the Jarvis Street bike lanes.  By the end of 2012, the City will have fewer kilometres of on-street bike lanes than it did at the end of … [Read more...]

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Getting to Pearson International Airport By Bike

Airport By Bike

I fly out of town for business approximately once every month. There are many different ways to get to the airport from my home downtown. I normally take public transit, but will occasionally take a … [Read more...]

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Separated bike lanes make cyclists safer, study says

Separated bike lanes make cyclists safer, study says

One of the most ambitious studies of bicycle injuries ever conducted in Canada has reach a conclusion that won’t surprise anyone who rides to work: It is far safer to travel on a physically separated … [Read more...]

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UBC Study – Bicycle Infrastructure Can Reduce Risk of Injury by Half

UBC Study - Bicycle Infrastructure Can Reduce Risk of Injury by Half

  A study by the University of British Columbia, published on October 18, 2012 in theAmerican Journal of Public Health, reveals that certain types of routes carry a much lower risk of injury … [Read more...]

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Newsmaker: Could haves, should haves and the Jarvis bike lanes

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One final effort to save the Jarvis Street bicycle lanes from removal was kiboshed after city council voted on Tuesday to move ahead of the lanes’ eradication. Many are left bitter. Those in the “Save … [Read more...]

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Make Your Voice Heard about Cycling with Streetcar Tracks

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Via CycleToronto: The issue of what to do regarding removing or paving over the decommissioned streetcar tracks on Wychwood Ave (following a recent cycling death there) will be discussed at the … [Read more...]

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