Learn more about BikingToronto and Singer Kwinter

INFRASTRUCTURE: Downtown Yonge BIA leads the way for bike-friendliness

downtownyonge

Recently, the Downtown Yonge Business Improvement Association (BIA) has been updating their bike racks, as well as having bike repair workshops and Cycle Toronto’s Bike Valet at their major events. They’re a BIA that understands that the future health of their businesses depends on massive amounts of people being able to get to their businesses.  A […]


comments powered by Disqus

INFRASTRUCTURE: Check out the new Downtown Yonge BIA bike racks

1920400_10100955427054529_7196957166255047506_n

For the past few days, some old ring-and-post bikeracks have been removed downtown along Yonge to make way for a new design.  I’ve heard these referred to as “the staple design”. Mark Romeril, the Membership and Ward Advocacy Manager at Cycle Toronto shared this photo yesterday… showing a close-up of the new racks.  Thankfully, they look […]


comments powered by Disqus

INFRASTRUCTURE: Downtown Yonge BIA replacing/expanding bike racks

936673_10152126247681792_2296702739023093735_n

I need to try these out to see if they are usable.  Similar ones in Yorkville are a little difficult to lock your bike to.  These look a little different though… so let’s hope it’s easier. The Downtown Yonge BIA is implementing the next stage of their bike parking strategy. Starting August 3-6th, 51 City […]


comments powered by Disqus

EVENT: Oct. 2 – Re-Visioning Yonge Cycling Workshop

201141-yonge-gadjo

As an initial step in the revisioning of Yonge Street, Cycle Toronto is facilitating a community conversation that will result in a comprehensive, high level gap analysis. We’ll be reviewing the whole of the Yonge Street corridor – from Steeles to Lake Ontario.We’ll start our conversation at the workshop by identifying safety hotspots and barriers […]


comments powered by Disqus

New Plan calls for Cyclist and Pedestrian Friendly Yonge Street

Yonge & Gerrard, looking south

Great news being reported by the Star this morning.  There is a “bold new plan” that calls for Yonge street sidewalks to be widened, narrowing car traffic to one lane in each direction (along with sharrows for bike traffic). The report, to be released Wednesday, proposes dramatic changes in the section between Dundas and Gerrard […]


comments powered by Disqus

Yonge Street to be Pedestrian and Bike-Friendly?

yongemall

Really interesting story from the Ryerson EyeOpener (and picked up by BlogTO) – that the crowded stretch of Yonge between Gerrard and Dundas may soon be changing to better accommodate traffic.  By traffic, we mean pedestrian traffic. Anyone who lives or works or spends any time in this area knows that the narrow sidewalks of […]


comments powered by Disqus