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June 20: Thursday Night Ride – Ward 29 History

Take a Thursday Night Ride with Ward 29 Bikes! Our popular social ride series returns this year with a mix of old favourites and brand new routes. Starting from Playter Gardens parkette at the corner of Danforth and Cambridge (one block west of Broadview), we’ll take a leisurely bike ride through some of the historical […]

Case Ootes is Retiring


Case Ootes, who has been city councillor for Ward 29 Toronto-Danforth since 1994, has decided to leave city politics. Links: Toronto Star: Case Ootes calls it quits Toronto Sun: Case closed: Ootes retires City Website: Case Ootes BikingToronto: Ward 29 Group Ward 29 Forum: Case Ootes Retires This is pretty significant news, as Ootes has […]

Ward 29 Bikes Meeting – Tues, Oct. 6

Ward 29 Bikes of the Toronto Cyclists Union would like to invite you to an open meeting on cycling advocacy on Tuesday October 6. This an opportunity to sit down informally and discuss priorities and strategies for improving cycling east of the Don Valley. We want to share information with other east-end cyclists, hear about […]

Report from the Ward 29 Bikes Public Meeting

Cycling advocate and BikingToronto reader Todd Tyrtle attended the Ward 29 Bikes Public Meeting last Wednesday, and brings us this report of things Dan Egan (Manager of Cycling Infrastructure for the city) talked about at the meeting: (originally posted in the Ward 29 section of the BikingToronto Forum) You’ll have to forgive me for taking […]

Reminder: Ward 29 Bikes Public Meeting Tonight

Ward 29 Bikes invites you (Yes, you! Even if you don’t ride a bike!) to a public meeting on Wednesday, June 17, 2009. City staff and local cyclists will be on hand to discuss the current and future state of cycling in and around Ward 29/East York. If you want to know what’s happening in […]