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Spacing: Budget committee backs down from funding bikes

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Tammy Thorne of Spacing just posted about the Budget Committee backing down from increasing the Bike Plan Budget to get it done by 2012.While the original amount budgeted for 2008 was $3 million, the … [Read more...]

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Weekly News Wrap-Up

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Here's a wrap-up of all the newsy posts that have been up on BikingToronto since last Friday. Enjoy.Two New Electric Bike Stores in TownHave you seen Electric Bikes in Toronto? They look kind of like … [Read more...]

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Two New Electric Bike Stores in Town

Have you seen Electric Bikes in Toronto? They look kind of like scooters, but a bit more bare bones in styling, with big wide pedals sticking out the side:Whether or not you've seen them, or like … [Read more...]

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Excerpts from the Budget Committee Deputations

Over at Eye Weekly, Dale Duncan has summarized some of the deputations from the public and organizations at Tuesday's Budget Committee Hearings (these are summaries, not verbatim):Smog from cars kills … [Read more...]

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Daylight Savings Time: Do you feel okay?

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Queen East after dusk [photo credit]A little over a week ago, Spacing Toronto picked up on a story out of Pittsburgh about how changing the clocks in the fall make us all a little screwy:“The change … [Read more...]

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Richard Florida on Bicycling and Cities

Bike Power in Toronto [photo credit]In case you haven't heard of him, economist Richard Florida is often described as an "Urban Guru" as he knows what makes modern cities "tick", and has written about … [Read more...]

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Bike Plan Progress at the Budget Committee Meeting

Martin Koob has posted a great synopsis of yesterday's Budget Committee hearings - and it sounds like some City Councillors are listening to and interested in the needs of Toronto's cycling … [Read more...]

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Nurse Hits and Treats Cyclist on Monday

Talk about being efficient! A nurse ran a red light at Richmond & Bathurst yesterday, hitting a cyclist. She (or he) got out of the car and treated him, and he'll be okay. From CityNews … [Read more...]

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Spacing: Convincing Councillors to Fund Bike Infrastructure

Matt Blackett over on Spacing has a nice post up about today's Budget Committee hearings.On a personal note, I’ll be interested to see how much money city council dedicates to cycling infrastructure … [Read more...]

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Union Station Revitalization Open House

Toronto's Transportation Cathedral [photo credit]From the BikingToronto Inbox:There's an Open House coming up this Wednesday afternoon, whereby you can see what's in store for Union Station as well as … [Read more...]

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