Archive For The “parking” Category

Yonge and Gerrard trees protected from bikes now

By | January 22, 2014

Absolutely nothing about installing more actual bikeposts in the area so the people wouldn’t HAVE to lock to trees.  It’s treating the symptom, not the cause. On Nov. 21 we reported that recently planted street trees on the west side of Yonge, north of Gerrard St., had been co-opted by cyclists to lock up their [...]

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Lack of Bike Parking on Yonge means bikes hurting newly planted trees

By | November 21, 2013

Here’s an idea – provide more bike parking – then people wouldn’t be forced to lock to trees.  Yes, there are bike posts on Yonge south of College, but they are often filled up. The damage wasn’t as bad as the reader said, but a lot of bark on the trunks of some trees had [...]

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The News Cycle for Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012

By | January 4, 2012

Toronto News: 2011 Hero: Bixi Toronto [Torontoist] When Bixi Toronto launched in May, we were surprised at how quickly we fell for the sturdy, practical rides that popped up at solar-powered stations across the downtown core—turns out that the bike-share system appeals to even habitual TTC users and bike owners. Stormy when you leave home? Take the [...]

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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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fietsenpakhuis is a parking garage I’d live in

By | July 12, 2011

In Zaanstad, Netherlands there was a parking problem on the main retail strip. A bicycle parking problem. Built to accommodate 700 bicycles, in a city with only 145,000 residents, fietsenpakhuis reflects the “Zaanse” industrial architecture style of the city and supports the residents and visitors who bike daily in the area. The floor is paved [...]

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Reds

By | December 20, 2010

via andys camera on flickr

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Artistic Toronto

By | November 24, 2010

via close-up.biz on flickr

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Queen West BIA unveils new OCAD Bikeracks

By | November 17, 2010

Back in the spring of 2009, the Ontario College of Art and Design had a Gateway BikeStand competition, and while that contest chose a pretty distinctive winner (photo of winning design at right), the Queen West BIA thought all the designs were great and committed to working with OCAD students to create some new bikeracks [...]

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  1. OCAD Gateway Bike Stand Competition Announces Finalists
  2. OCAD Gateway Bike Stand Competition Winners Announced
  3. More Details about the OCAD Gateway BikeStand Winners

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Broken Bicycle

By | November 11, 2010

via derrideb on flickr

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On The Blogs: Bike Parking at Ryerson University

By | September 30, 2010

Via Bikeroo in TO: Students and faculty at Ryerson University are very lucky to have one of the most exceptional examples of bicycle parking in all of Toronto. Ryerson’s campus features parking for roughly 1,000 bikes using racks, ring and posts, and an indoor parking facility. Read the full post on Bikeroo in TO. Related [...]

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  1. The New Ryerson Student Centre to have Bicycle Only Parking
  2. The University of Toronto BikeChain
  3. From The Blogs: The ABCs of your Bike

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Breaking Dawn

By | September 30, 2010

via the_lawson42 on flickr Related posts:The Pursuit of Cool

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How to Get Better Bicycle Parking for Your Condo

By | August 16, 2010

I was recently contacted by a BikingToronto reader, Ian, in need of contact information for bike rack suppliers in Toronto. He told me that he had recently moved into a newer condo building near Bloor and Spadina. The building has bicycle parking, but after speaking with other residents and noticing the mess of bikes in [...]

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  1. Green P Parking’s For You… And Your Bicycle
  2. Green P Pedal ‘N Park Locations Throughout Toronto
  3. A Look at the St. Clair TTC Bike Shelter

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