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OH YEAH! Flower-filled Planter Boxes on Simcoe’s Separated Cycle Tracks!

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    So wonderful.  Can we get these on all of Toronto's bikelanes please? New planter boxes on Simcoe increase safety for cyclists and beautify the street. Kudos to Transportation … [Read more...]

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NEWS: New Adelaide & Richmond bike lanes are speeding up travel times for cars (and bike traffic is skyrocketing)!

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It's not really emphasized in the city reports, but not only are the new separated bikelanes on Adelaide, Richmond and Simcoe not "impeding" car traffic, it's actually making it faster. Someone … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Richmond, Adelaide bike lanes see tripling of cyclist traffic

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The overall cycling volume on Richmond, Adelaide and Simcoe Streets has tripled since bike lanes were installed last year, while vehicle traffic appears to be moving at the same speed, city statistics … [Read more...]

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OH YEAH! Bike Traffic TRIPLES on Richmond and Adelaide

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Great (and unsurprising) news:  cycling traffic has tripled on Richmond and Adelaide during the cycle track pilot.  Car traffic has barely been affected, and a majority of road users love the cycle … [Read more...]

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GET INVOLVED: Toronto wants your feedback on the Richmond, Adelaide & Simcoe Cycle Tracks

The City of Toronto wants your feedback on the Richmond, Adelaide and Simcoe Street separated bikelanes.  These are a pilot project, and the city needs feedback to inform a decision to make them … [Read more...]

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NEWS: After Cyclists Protest, Toronto Will Protect Downtown Bike Lanes

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Pretty cool... the action of Toronto cyclists in getting city staff to do what City Council told them to do has hit Streetsblog.org: In a victory for bike safety in Toronto, officials have agreed to … [Read more...]

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INFRASTRUCTURE: Simcoe finally gets some bollards!

Well... this is good.  Simcoe's very short bikelane now has some separation! Actual bollards!  That actually may keep vehicles out of there (hopefully). @TO_Transport has installed bollards to Simcoe … [Read more...]

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INFRASTRUCTURE: The New Simcoe Street Contra-flow Bikelane

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Here's a great photo of the new contra-flow bikelane on Simcoe St I found on Instagram from Send It Courier.  I really hope that there are going to be flexi-bollards actually separating this lane from … [Read more...]

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INFRASTRUCTURE: Simcoe to be first street with car parking protecting a bikelane.

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Looking good Simcoe. Please, let's have lots of flex-bollards or planters along that double-line to keep cars from parking in that bikelane. Simcoe will be TO's first street where parking used as … [Read more...]

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NEWS: New bike lanes appear on Simcoe, confusion reigns

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Jesus murphy. Look at these self-entitled motorists.  Just look at them. New painted bike lanes started to appear on Simcoe Street this week, but it seemed users of the street's soon-to-be-defunct … [Read more...]