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Councillor Josh Matlow to ask for higher bikelane parking fines

By | September 19, 2011

City Council is meeting this coming Wednesday (Sept. 21st) and Councillor Josh Matlow (Ward 22, St. Pauls) has a proposal on the agenda by substantially increasing the fine (to $500) for parking on city arterials or in bikelanes during rush hour periods. I don’t see parking enforcement officers ticketing bikelane parkers much (but do, on [...]

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The Future of the Jarvis Bikelanes

By | July 12, 2011

The future of the Jarvis bikelanes is being decided today (or maybe tomorrow) by City Council. If you can’t make it to City Hall in person today (or tomorrow),  you can watch the activities of Council via this live feed from Rogers. Need to know more info about Jarvis? The Jarvis Bikelane is Doomed, and [...]

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Don Cherry insults Cyclists as Rob Ford Sworn in as Mayor

By | December 7, 2010

Today marks the end of Rob Ford’s first week in office (only 3 years, 51 weeks to go) and it was a doozy. For some reason, Ford had Don Cherry of Hockey Night in Canada put the Chain of Office around his neck today at City Council (something usually done by the City Clerk), and [...]

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  1. Curbside Cycle wants to give Don Cherry a Pink Bike
  2. Editorial Cartoonists Embrace Don Cherry and Pinko Cyclists
  3. On The Blogs: Rob Ford and Toronto’s Political Spectrum

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Don Cherry insults Cyclists as Rob Ford Sworn in as Mayor

By | December 7, 2010

Today marks the end of Rob Ford’s first week in office (only 3 years, 51 weeks to go) and it was a doozy. For some reason, Ford had Don Cherry of Hockey Night in Canada put the Chain of Office around his neck today at City Council (something usually done by the City Clerk), and [...]

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  1. On The Blogs: Rob Ford and Toronto’s Political Spectrum
  2. Rob Ford: Charity gives Toronto clogged arteries
  3. Weekly Wrap-Up: Dealing with Mayor Rob Ford

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Your Guide to Voting in Toronto Today

By | October 25, 2010

It feels as though the municipal election campaign has been going on forever, but we’re finally at Election Day.  Remember to get out there and vote. Your City Councillors: We put together a cool graph (to the right and below, click to enlarge) a few weeks ago that documents how bike-friendly a bunch of Councillors [...]

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  1. How To Deal with an Anti-Cycling Mayor?
  2. How Bike-Friendly is your City Councillor?
  3. George Smitherman signs up for Bixi Toronto

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Congratulations, Toronto For Supporting Bixi; 1,000 Subscriber Goal Reached!

By | October 19, 2010

Last night, October 18, 2010, Bixi Toronto held a party for the existing 884 subscribers. According to ibikeTO.ca the party was a success and coincided with the announcement that the 1,000 early subscribers goal set by Toronto City Council was reached (and surpassed)! However, Bixi Toronto is not a sure thing just yet. The good [...]

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  1. Bixi Gets the Janet Bike Girl Treatment
  2. The Challenge of Bixi Thriving in Today’s Toronto
  3. Mayor David Miller Congratulates Michael Barry, Shows Off His BIXI

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