If you’ve seen our past Jarvis Bikelane Transition posts (before, during), you’ve seen the video Neal Jennings shot at 5:01 pm on Tuesday afternoon… showing that cars are moving just fine on Jarvis with 4 instead of 5 lanes for cars. He’s shot another video, at 5:33 pm on Thursday, capturing 90 seconds of traffic [...]
What a tabloid-esque headline for a biking story! Yesterday, the Executive Director of the Toronto Cyclists Union, Yvonne Bambrick (I think she’s also the Director of Communication and Events, but I don’t know if she’s made the switch yet) received two tickets for riding her bike down the middle of Jarvis. She now has two [...]
Remember the horrific gridlock that was supposed to bring Jarvis to a standstill when it went from 5 lanes to 4? Hasn’t happened. Neal Jennings shot this video at 5:01 pm yesterday (Tuesday). We’re continuing our series of Jarvis Bikelane Photo Posts (see the “before” photos here) with a “During” post. Photos again by Neal [...]
It’s been a while since our last News Links post, so here are some news clippings we’ve collected over the last few weeks: InsideToronto Article: Jarvis set to get controversial bike lanes Bike lanes are finally going onto Jarvis Street this month. The only question now is how long the hugely controversial lanes will stay [...]
I saw this on my way downtown this morning, and the Star has picked up on it too. The city has made Jarvis into a 2-lanes-each-way street, striping off the middle lane with yellow lines in preparation for turning it into a bikelaned street. It’s good to see drivers abiding by the yellow lines. It’s [...]
The process for installing bikelanes on Jarvis started on Friday, and not only those of us who like to bike Toronto are excited. People who live in the area are looking forward to having the street become a little more people-friendly. The new bikelanes will create a small “buffer” of road space between moving car [...]
We are happy to report that the July issue of Cyclometer has let us know that the Jarvis bikelanes installation will start this Friday, July 16th. You may remember that originally the re-configuration plans for Jarvis always called for the reduction of the street from 5 car lanes to 4, and that the original plans [...]
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