Just in case you had any doubt that the NYTimes totally rocks (it was already, in my opinion, the only newspaper I would subscribe to to pass a paywall), they are now collecting cyclists’ wisdom about where to ride. I believe they started with New York, piggybacking on the resurgent interest in cycling there (no [...]
Advertising good, bikes bad [Dodgeville] Enough has been written about these stupid info pillars elsewhere that I won’t bore you with another diatribe against their design or the questionable process that resulted in the city being saddled with them in the first place. This one is in front of Carrot Common on Danforth and in [...]
The Toronto Bike Map App (available on iTunes for free) has been updated. The creator, Mike Lin, has made what I think is the best online bike map (it uses the City’s Open Data information) even better by adding directions. You can punch in start and end points, and the app tells you the best [...]
PLEASE NOTE: this map was done as part of a graphic design exercise and does not claim to be complete or accurate. There’s a cool new map of all of our downtown bikelanes, coined the “BWN” after BikeWay Network. You can really tell that the “network” needs a lot more… and the Jarvis bikelane isn’t [...]
There is an excellent information resource in the latest issue of Cyclometer – a Google Map that shows all the Bikeway Projects started or completed in 2010, as well as photos on their facebook group of the projects: View 2010 Bikeway Network Projects in a larger map Project photos include:
The City of Toronto has posted a survey online to get your feedback about the Toronto Cycling Map: The City of Toronto is conducting this survey to learn about how people are using the Map, what works, and what could be improved. Every year the City publishes and distributes 150,000 Cycling Maps free of charge. [...]
BlogTO is breaking the news that Google Maps Bike Directions is now kinda-sorta working (it’s a “beta” launch – which is used for working out glitches) for Toronto Bike routes: Google bike maps for Toronto launched in beta sometime earlier this afternoon, and I’ve been toying around with the route planner for the last half [...]
Big news for map lovers today! Google Maps has announced that it will be mapping out the bikelanes of 8 Canadian Cities (including Toronto): The online information giant announced Monday that it is introducing a Bike Directions feature to its popular Google Maps site, allowing users to highlight bike-friendly trails and roads across most major [...]
Micheal Holloway decided to map out the latest effort by the Urban Repair Squad… the two-way sharrows on McDonell Ave: Apparently, The Urban Repair Squad wants to help create social change through public awareness via non-violent urban gorilla actions – like using non-permanent, non-toxic water based paints to add “two-way sharrows” on the pavement of [...]
Via Bikeroo in TO: Students and faculty at Ryerson University are very lucky to have one of the most exceptional examples of bicycle parking in all of Toronto. Ryerson’s campus features parking for roughly 1,000 bikes using racks, ring and posts, and an indoor parking facility. Read the full post on Bikeroo in TO.
A few days ago we told you about Rocco Rossi’s Flip-Flop on bikelanes on major streets (he likes the idea now). The Toronto Star has published a map (above) of where these physically-separate bikelanes would be. Rossi’s proposed network includes east-west lanes on Richmond St. between Parliament and Bathurst Sts., and the existing Wellesley Ave.-Harbord [...]
I just updated the Maps Page, so I thought I’d do a quick blog post to let everyone know. Here’s what is new: 1) I updated the Bikelanes Map to make it as current as possible. If you know of a bikelane that seems to be missing from the map, please let me know in [...]
Just a quick post to let you know I just updated the Toronto BikeShop Map. I made the BikeShop Map 4 years ago because whenever I was in a part of the city I wasn’t very familiar with, I never knew if I was near a bikeshop. It’s easy enough to google “Toronto Bikeshops” and [...]
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