Archive For The “bloor” Category

Bloor bike lane debate hits the street

By | October 28, 2013

Why is this even a “debate”? If some politicians don’t grow some backbone and do things that will make this city more livable, traffic will grind to a halt and we’ll be the next Detroit. Too many cars = a city that doesn’t move. Bikelanes give people a SAFE option that isn’t a car. The [...]

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Bloor Street bike lane study clears Public Works Committee

By | October 21, 2013

The city of Toronto’s public works committee has approved an environmental assessment to study the feasibility of installing a bike lane along Bloor Street. The study — which if approved would take about a year to complete — will investigate the possibility of putting a bike lane along Bloor from west of Keele Street in the [...]

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Bloor and Dupont Bikelanes on City Council Agenda

By | October 15, 2013

Council voted in July 2011 to halt an environmental assessment that was studying the possible impact of creating lanes on one of the city’s major streets. But city officials have now brought the issue back to the table, recommending that council allow a smaller Bloor assessment to be done at the same time as an [...]

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Bloor Street bikelane being talked about (again)

By | September 18, 2013

Encouraging, but why not the Danforth too? The Danforth is wider than Bloor in most places and easily has room for bike infrastructure, plus bike-friendly councillors in Fletcher, McMahon, Davis and Fragedakis. Despite annual rides in support of more cycling infrastructure on the street, there has been no official movement on Bloor since the incomplete [...]

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The Lean

By | December 10, 2010

via Jay Morrison on Flickr

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On The Blogs: New Sharrows on Bloor Street

By | October 22, 2010

From Duncan’s City Ride: Construction on Bloor between Avenue Road in the west and Yonge Street in the east is starting to be cleared. Revealed beneath the trucks and equipment are bicycle stencils on the fresh asphalt. Now, these aren’t sharrows as they are missing directional chevrons. And these aren’t bike lanes as they are [...]

Related posts:

  1. On The Blogs: Two-Way Sharrows on McConnell
  2. Torontoist: Sharrows Land on Bloor
  3. Photos and Review of the New Bloor Viaduct Bikelanes

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On The Blogs: New Sharrows on Bloor Street

By | October 22, 2010

From Duncan’s City Ride: Construction on Bloor between Avenue Road in the west and Yonge Street in the east is starting to be cleared. Revealed beneath the trucks and equipment are bicycle stencils on the fresh asphalt. Now, these aren’t sharrows as they are missing directional chevrons. And these aren’t bike lanes as they are [...]

Related posts:

  1. On The Blogs: Two-Way Sharrows on Mcdonell
  2. Torontoist: Sharrows Land on Bloor
  3. On The Blogs: Sharrows on Spadina?

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Bike Ride for Bike Lanes on Bloor

By | October 20, 2010

There’s a “Bike Lanes on Bloor” ride being planned for this Saturday, Oct. 23 – to bring attention to the cause right before the municipal election on Mon, Oct. 25th. With an election on Monday, let’s tell candidates how attractive bike lanes on Bloor could be, and how necessary for our safety, and to fight [...]

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  1. Take The Tooker Bloor Ride
  2. TCAT Releases Results of Election Survey
  3. Some Mayoral Candidates ride with the Bike Union

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Bike Racks Coming to Yorkville

By | August 23, 2010

There has been much handwringing in the cycling community about the lack of bikeracks and bikelanes in the “revitalized” Bloor-Yorkville Business Improvement Area.
While there are no bikelanes, there are sharrows, and now that construction is reaching final stages, new sleek and modern bikeracks are making an appearance.

Photo from ChrisKayTO on Twitter

This post written by: Joe [...]

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