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NEWS: This is cycling’s pivotal moment in Toronto

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This is a pivotal time for cycling in Toronto, with a cautious optimism among advocates that real change is at hand. A 10-year bike plan will launch in 2016, requiring a substantial boost in funding … [Read more...]

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OH YEAH! Five lessons Toronto could learn from New York’s transportation shift

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It’s often called the biggest transformation in how New Yorkers move in a half-century. From 2007 to 2013, under mayor Michael Bloomberg, transportation commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan oversaw the … [Read more...]

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LOVE: Celebrate Valentines with a Toronto Politician

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Hope you had a great day. Here are some funny cards featuring Toronto politicians, plus my fave featuring Jennifer Keesmaat, our City Planner, above. Feel the Love: #TOpoli Valentines 2015 - Album … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Dandyhorse breaks down the leading Mayoral Candidates (and a clown)

Sketchy the Clown would make a terrible mayor, especially for those of us you who have an unnatural fear of clowns. But the candidate does support Toronto’s cyclists. Doug Ford would also make a … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Ward 18’s Ana Bailao lying about supporting bikes?

I guess it means something that politicians are now blatantly lying to try and garner votes from cyclists. Before reading article linked below, I'll quote this article from 2012, after Bailao voted … [Read more...]

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NEWS: John Tory continues anti-bike crusade on Eglinton

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John Tory continues his plan to be THE Anti-Bike mayoral candidate.  Everyone knows Rob Ford is, but Rob Ford is old news, and John Tory will flip and flop in whatever direction will get him votes... … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Socknacki and Chow compare cycling plans

Very weird... an entire Toronto Sun article about bikelanes and the columnist doesn't talk crap about them. (but don't read the comments. Never read the comments.  Especially in the Sun). It's good … [Read more...]

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NEWS: John Tory is now the Anti-Bike Candidate in the Mayoral Race

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Okay, Rob Ford will always be THE anti-bike candidate, but let's just hope his support stays at 20% (in related news, 20% of Torontonians are on crack) and we don't have to deal with him … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Olivia Chow has become THE bike-friendly mayoral candidate for Toronto

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Well, Olivia has gone "all in" on bike infrastructure for the mayoral campaign.  She was pretty much the bike-friendliest candidate before, but hadn't released a cycling policy yet.  I'll let the … [Read more...]

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Cycle advocates take MP Peggy Nash on a bike tour of Parkdale-High Park

Great stuff. We need more politicians taking bike tours of the areas they reprsent - hopefully municipal, provincial and federal politicians all at once! With the caveat that local cycling issues are … [Read more...]

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