Archive For The “martin-goodman trail” Category

E-bikes banned from Martin Goodman Trail

By | September 7, 2011

via the Toronto Star: A sign that went up quietly last week prohibits electric bikes from using the Martin Goodman Trail. Perched at the entrance near Bathurst St. and Queens Quay W., the sign is raising the ire of electric bike (or e-bike) users. The ban is “inconsistent” with the shift to greener ways of [...]

Read more »

Passing the Buck on Safety at Ontario Place Parking Lot Entrances

By | June 20, 2011

There’s a steaming pile of mess out front of Ontario Place, and for once it isn’t left behind by our mounted police officers. To redirect cyclists, joggers, rollerbladers and other non-Ontario Place guests from interfering with park entrance line ups (do they even exist these days?), the Martin Goodman Trail was redirected in 2008 and [...]

Read more »

Poor Planning at Martin Goodman Trail and Ontario Place

By | April 22, 2011

The photo above should be studied by city planners and infrastructure builders around the world. And the lesson should be, this is the worst possible way to build an intersection. Every one of the signs in the photo, including the two cattle gates, are an admission of planning failure. “Yield to pedestrians because we’ve created [...]

Read more »

Acura brings “elegance” to vehicular homicide

By | April 2, 2011

Since I work in marketing, and advertising is a large part of what I do, I tend to spend a lot of time thinking about words. I’ll turn over a short sentence dozens of times trying to find a word or words that instantly convey my message. Some sentences speak volumes and every ad copy [...]

Related posts:

  1. Changing My Point of View
  2. Bike share brings out creativity
  3. Set an Example; Stop for Open Streetcar Doors

Read more »

Does TTC Environmental Assessment for Lakeshore Facility ignore Cyclists?

By | October 3, 2010

The TTC is planning on building a substantial “Barns” facility on the southeast corner of Leslie St. and Lake Shore Blvd., and has just completed an Environmental Assessment. Paul Young of the South Riverdale Community Health Centre has sent along his review of the EA: As you may know SET BUG and Bike Sauce have [...]

Related posts:

  1. New Unwin Bridge Coming for Martin Goodman Trail
  2. SmartCentres and their Dumb BigBox Parking Lot Plan for the Lakeshore Multi-Use Path
  3. Public Comments about Leslie Street and Eastern Avenue Bikelanes

Read more »