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FACEPALM: City removes a chunk of the Wellesley Cycle Track because people complained

To be frank, this is ridiculous.  Who believes that a WheelTrans bus can't park OVER a curb that rises, at most, 4 inches off the ground? So... is this the start of the dismantling of our brand new … [Read more...]

INFRASTRUCTURE: How to (and not to) plough bikelanes

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First off, above, a photo of Wellesley, close to Yonge (from the City of Toronto facebook group).  You may notice that the bikelane has been plough, and then blocked by snow from a driveway. And … [Read more...]

INFRASTRUCTURE: Self-Righteous Drivers still trying to drive in separated bikelanes.

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If a car might fit somewhere, a driver will try and fit it there.  The above was spotted in the brand new separated Wellesley bikelanes at Yonge.   Via: Seen today at Yonge and Wellesley … [Read more...]

INFRASTRUCTURE: More bollards being added to Wellesley!

Woohoo!  More flex-bollards are *finally* being added to Wellesley east of Yonge! via: Cycle Toronto - Timeline Photos. … [Read more...]

INFRASTRUCTURE: Wellesley-Hoskin Cycle Track being constructed

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Part of the work being done on the Hoskin and Wellesley bikelanes is making the transition between them better (and more bike-friendly).  Construction is now well along on a curbed Cycle Track that … [Read more...]

INFRASTRUCTURE: Toronto does protected bikelanes correctly (for one block)

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If there's one thing that bothers me about the slow installation of "physically separate" protected bikelanes on Sherbourne, Bloor East and Wellesley (soon to come to Richmond and Adelaide and … [Read more...]

INFRASTRUCTURE: How are the new Wellesley St. bike lanes working out?

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In a word, the new Wellesley "separated" bikelanes are "crappy".   You can see the problem in the photo above... the bollards are too far apart.  They also weren't installed on part of the curve on … [Read more...]

Construction to begin on Wellesley Street separated bikelane

The initial phase of installation will see separated lanes placed on Wellesley Street from Parliament to Yonge streets. The remainder of the route, covering Wellesley Street West, connecting through … [Read more...]

The News Cycle for Thursday, May 17, 2012

June is Bike Month across Canada

 Website rates Canadian cities on bike-ability [CBC News] Researchers at UBC and Simon Fraser University have come up with a way to rate how good major Canadian cities are for … [Read more...]

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