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LAUGH OUT LOUD: Bike Activists! I Have Seen the Future! You’re Going To Hate It!

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This article is written with the assumption that "normal" cyclists are spandex-clad or vehicular cyclists, and that if North America installs bikelanes, everyone will be on bikes, cruising slowly, … [Read more...]

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INFRASTRUCTURE: Will Toronto’s Green Line ever become a reality?

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When architect Helena Grdadolnik attended neighbourhood association meetings in 2012 about upgrades to two parks near her Davenport Road office, she got an idea. It was to develop a 5-km … [Read more...]

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INFRASTRUCTURE: Let’s move beyond the fictional war on cars

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A bike lane along the full length of Bloor-Danforth has always been a no-brainer. People on bicycles need an east-west thoroughfare just as much as motorists do, but they’ve never had one. … [Read more...]

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INFRASTRUCTURE: The long road to Bloor Street bike lanes

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A good abbreviated history of the push for bike lanes on Bloor, from the Star. Want to add your name to the thousands of people pledging support for bikelanes?  Click through to Bloor Loves Bikes … [Read more...]

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ELSEWHERE: Laugh out loud at bike lane opponents

This is hilarious.  I haven't watched the Late Late Show, but I think I'm gonna start.  Via Momentum Magazine. In a recent video clip from The Late Late Show with James Corden, Corden draws attention … [Read more...]

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OH YEAH! TTC subway stations to get bike repair facilities

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  Not gonna lie... I nearly fell out of my chair when I saw this.  Bike repair stands at every subway station!  Like, this would usually be a "why can't Toronto do this?" story... … [Read more...]

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ELSEWHERE: Crowds throng streets of Paris in ‘day without cars’

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Take note Toronto. You'll only be world-class if you return your streets to your citizens. Parisians and tourists basked in the sunshine on Sunday as they strolled, skated and cycled around the city … [Read more...]

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INFRASTRUCTURE: Bike lanes on Bloor for 2016

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    A short article summarizing the past and challenges for getting the 20-40 km of new bikelanes planned for 2016 actually installed. City Hall in Toronto can be criticized for … [Read more...]

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OH YEAH!  Extended Richmond St. cycle track opens

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Be sure and check out the animation (scroll down a bit in link) that shows that car travel times have not only not been affected, but that cars are moving faster on Richmond and Adelaide.  Bikes have … [Read more...]

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ELSEWHERE: Why Montreal is great for biking

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Honestly, not much different than Toronto EXCEPT there is more spent on bike infrastructure and there are more protected bikelanes - which means Toronto can totally catch up and pass Montreal - we … [Read more...]

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