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The Jarvis Bikelane is Doomed, and here’s why.

Jarvis Bikelane

I didn't like writing the title of this post, but the following HAS to be said. We're in danger of losing the 1-year-old Jarvis bikelanes as the Ford Mayoralty has shown that they believe (and … [Read more...]

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New Plan calls for Cyclist and Pedestrian Friendly Yonge Street

Yonge & Gerrard, looking south

Great news being reported by the Star this morning.  There is a "bold new plan" that calls for Yonge street sidewalks to be widened, narrowing car traffic to one lane in each direction (along with … [Read more...]

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Ajax is a “Bicycle Friendly Community” today!

Ajax Waterfront Trail

The following is from a press release from the Town of Ajax, who will be becoming a "Bicycle Friendly Community" today.  It will be one of the first communities in Canada to receive this honour from … [Read more...]

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Ride to Save the Pharmacy and Birchmount Bikelanes

pharmacy

Date & Time: Tuesday, June 28, 2011 – 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm Location: Meet at the Victoria Park subway station Help save the Pharmacy Av. and Birchmount Rd. Bike Lanes by joining us for a … [Read more...]

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How to Save the Jarvis Bikelanes

Jarvis Bikelanes

If you haven't heard already, on Thursday the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee at City Hall voted to take out the Jarvis Bikelanes that were installed about a year ago. This is not the … [Read more...]

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Tues, June 28th: Trails and the Brickworks Event

brickworks trail

This post is courtesy of Paul Young of the Public Space Workshop: If you have tried to get to the Brickworks or Rosedale Valley Road by bike or on foot you know the challenges.  This workshop … [Read more...]

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Presenting the Essentials of Rob Ford’s BikePlan

Rob Ford's Separated Bikelanes

Here is information straight from the latest issue of Cyclometer that runs down the essentials of the Rob Ford Bike Plan. There's already hubbub about it because although it plans for separated … [Read more...]

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Rob Ford’s BikePlan Revealed

bixibikeroo

The "new" Toronto BikePlan has been revealed (PDF link) and it is what is expected. There is a good write-up about it on the CBC website, but here are the highlights (and lowlights): Downtown … [Read more...]

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Should Cyclists Worry about Queens Quay?

queensquay

Way back in 2006 Toronto saw a test-run of a cyclist and pedestrian-friendly Queens Quay... a re-imagination of the street that closed the eastbound lanes to cars and turned them over to pedestrians … [Read more...]

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72% of Torontonians want Separated Bikelanes downtown

Photo of Montreal Bikelane by Bikeroo

The headline for this Toronto Star article is about opposition to road tolls to pay for Mayor Ford's enormous (and unfunded) subway plans, but if you read past the first few paragraphs, you'll see … [Read more...]

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