Very interesting post on Torontoist by Steve Fisher, the first person to sit down in front of the bikelane removal trucks on Monday:
When I left the Jarvis Taskforce‘s emergency meeting this past … [Read more...]
Protesters succeeded in delaying the removal of the Jarvis Street bike lanes by blocking stripe-removal vehicles with their bodies yesterday, but the latest word from the City is that the project is … [Read more...]
The schedule for repainting the road will depend on weather conditions, according to a construction notice.
The plan is to have the centre reversible lane for vehicles back in operation in early … [Read more...]
The strategy today saw a handful of protesters, about four in all, take turns sitting in the path of the oncoming scrub truck. As the truck skirted whoever was in front, the next protester took up a … [Read more...]
A protest by a 4-5 people that began north of Wellesley has halted the removal of the bike lanes on Jarvis. The city crew leap-frogged the protestors three times before calling off the removal south … [Read more...]
Activists have asked that the lanes remain until new bike lanes can be implemented on nearby Sherbourne Street.
Wayne Scott, from the Save Jarvis group, and Chris Drew, with the Church-Wellesley … [Read more...]
Ford said Monday that pulling the bike lanes out was what people want.
“Unfortunately, I wasn’t the one who voted to put them in, in the first place,” Ford said.
During the 2010 election … [Read more...]
The crew was less than a block into the job when 33-year-old Steve Fisher plunked down cross-legged in the truck’s path just north of Wellesley St E.
“I know you’re doing your job, but … [Read more...]
Interesting piece on possible civil disobedience regarding the Jarvis bikelane removal. Following bike stuff, it's easy to get ensconced in a "bike bubble" and the different viewpoints here help see … [Read more...]
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...]
Earlier tonight I took part in the Ride for Jarvis, organized by Cycle Toronto. It was smaller than last year, but there was still several hundred people there. Here are some of the better photos I … [Read more...]
On Monday, I posted about the Ride for Jarvis happening tonight... but I thought I'd send a reminder to try and ensure everyone knows about it and comes out for a great large ride in support of the … [Read more...]