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POLITICS: Does Your City Councillor Support Bike Lanes?

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This article has an interesting concept, but the data visualization is impossible.  It may be time for me to crank through the data like I did a few years ago (2010!) for the post "How Bike-Friendly … [Read more...]

MAKE BELIEVE: Three Myths Used to Argue Against Toronto Bike Lanes 

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Excellent piece in Torontoist about the misguided views that suburban councillors (or suburbia in general) have about bike lanes: In light of upcoming cycling matters—namely, a 10-year plan aimed at … [Read more...]

NEWS: City committee backs off on bike-lane studies

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It's not much of a cycling network if you don't put safe infrastructure on streets that actually go somewhere... The public works and infrastructure committee gave the green light to a 10-year … [Read more...]

REMINDER: Write the Public Works Committee to support building Toronto’s new Bike Plan!

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This post originally on Cycle Toronto: NOTE: Please write by TODAY, Friday May 13 at 4:30 pm. Hot on the heels of our landslide victory for pilot Bloor bike lanes, another major cycling item … [Read more...]

DO IT! Write the Public Works Committee to support building Toronto’s new Bike Plan!

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This post originally on Cycle Toronto: NOTE: Please write by Friday May 13 at 4:30 pm. Hot on the heels of our landslide victory for pilot Bloor bike lanes, another major cycling item is on … [Read more...]

NEWS: Ending the tyranny of the car in Toronto requires political courage

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Are there epic changes on the way in how Torontonians move through our city? Big changes could be coming to the way Toronto lives. A provincial government paper on climate change envisions a massive … [Read more...]

OH YEAH! Bloor bike lanes finally get the go ahead in Toronto

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With a vote of 38-3 (!!!), City Council has approved a 1-year pilot of bike lanes on Bloor St! Bike Lanes are finally a reality on Bloor St. After years of campaigns and debate, city council voted … [Read more...]

OH YEAH! Suburban Etobicoke councillor changes vote on Bloor bike lanes to a ‘yes’

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More proof that politicians who actually take time to understand the issues are, in fact, better politician. “Riding it, you do realize a separate bike lane is infinitely safer than riding with … [Read more...]

NEWS: Bloor Bike Lanes Pilot Should Be a Council No-Brainer. Here’s Why It’s Not. 

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An excellent piece in Torontoist about why a bike lane pilot designed to collect data about benefits/detriments and overwhelming supported by the community is getting static from politicians: There … [Read more...]

FACEPALM: Bloor Bike lane pilot a victim of double standard

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What do you do when politicians prevent people from making their city a better, cleaner, and economically attractive place? In Toronto, you can easily shut down an entire (or a part of)  a street … [Read more...]