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Crackdown on Sidewalk Cycling ignores Cause of Problem

sidewalk

This is another case of treating the symptoms rather than the cause of a problem. According to the Star, there are plans to “crack down” on cyclists riding on sidewalks: Cycling on the sidewalk has become “a huge issue” in cities across the province within the last five years. But the laws governing it are […]

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New Plan calls for Cyclist and Pedestrian Friendly Yonge Street

Yonge & Gerrard, looking south

Great news being reported by the Star this morning.  There is a “bold new plan” that calls for Yonge street sidewalks to be widened, narrowing car traffic to one lane in each direction (along with sharrows for bike traffic). The report, to be released Wednesday, proposes dramatic changes in the section between Dundas and Gerrard […]

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Making Leslie St. Safer for Cyclists and Pedestrians

Leslie and Eastern

On Saturday, Nov. 20th, a group of people in South Riverdale got together to have a look at the safety features (or lack thereof) for pedestrians and cyclists on the stretch of Leslie Street between Lake Shore Boulevard and Queen St. The street will be reconstructed when the TTC builds their new streetcar car barns […]

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