Archive For The “queens quay” Category

Waterfront Toronto officially breaks ground on the Queens Quay

By | November 25, 2012

It’s finally happening! Can’t wait for new separated bikeways on Queens Quay! Highlights of the new Queens Quay include a pedestrian promenade with a of mosaic of 2.5 million red and grey pieces of Canadian granite, a canopy of more than 200 trees, and improved traffic lanes. Cyclists will also be elated with the addition [...]

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Part of Queens Quay is closing to become Bike, Pedestrian and Transit Friendly

By | November 12, 2012

This is a loooong time coming.  I remember the “trial” for this happening way back in 2006. Looking forward to this amazing new infrastructure! Queens Quay West between Bay Street and Spadina Avenue will become a one-way, westbound street starting on Monday, November 5 and ending at some point in spring 2013. That’s the bad [...]

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Should Cyclists Worry about Queens Quay?

By | June 13, 2011

Way back in 2006 Toronto saw a test-run of a cyclist and pedestrian-friendly Queens Quay… a re-imagination of the street that closed the eastbound lanes to cars and turned them over to pedestrians and cyclists and landscaping. It was an amazing 10 days when the street was like this … fully physically separate bikelanes along [...]

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