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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 add protective posts to three new downtown bike lanes. Toronto striped two buffered bike lanes in July and is preparing […]


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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 Pilot Cycle Track, southbound Wellington-Front via Twitter / TO_Cycling: @TO_Transport has installed ….


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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 car traffic, or else taxis and trucks will be parking in it and making it a failure of a bikelane. […]


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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 bike lane separation off peak via Twitter / TO_Cycling: Simcoe will be TO’s first street ….


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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 parking meters were turning scofflaw, blocking the painted contraflow track with their cars and motorcycles. Read More: New bike lanes appear on Simcoe, confusion reigns.


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