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New Photo of Roncesvalles’ Raised BikeLanes

By | January 5, 2011

A few weeks ago we shared a construction photo of the new streetcar/bikelane infrastructure on Roncesvalles Ave… essentially the road rises up to sidewalk level at some streetcar stops to not only allow easier streetcar boarding, but allow cyclists safe passage (ie. not having to ride on the streetcar tracks to pass the streetcar stop). [...]

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The New Roncesvalles: Ride Your Bike up onto the Curb

By | November 21, 2010

Back in the spring of 2009, the renovation of Roncesvalles Ave. was just getting underway.  Plans called for many more trees and wider sidewalks, including sidewalk “bump-outs” at some streetcar stops to allow transit users to board streetcars directly from the sidewalk. One bit of controversy was that while the street is planned to be [...]

Related posts:

  1. Have Your Say: Roncesvalles Streetcar Stops and Cyclists
  2. Headlines: Bike Infrastructure on Jarvis and Roncesvalles
  3. Balancing Streetcar Accessibility with Cyclist Safety on the new Roncesvalles

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The New Roncesvalles: Ride Your Bike up onto the Curb

By | November 21, 2010

Back in the spring of 2009, the renovation of Roncesvalles Ave. was just getting underway.  Plans called for many more trees and wider sidewalks, including sidewalk “bump-outs” at some streetcar stops to allow transit users to board streetcars directly from the sidewalk. One bit of controversy was that while the street is planned to be [...]

Related posts:

  1. Have Your Say: Roncesvalles Streetcar Stops and Cyclists
  2. Headlines: Bike Infrastructure on Jarvis and Roncesvalles
  3. Balancing Streetcar Accessibility with Cyclist Safety on the new Roncesvalles

Read more »

Covet: Repurposed Car Parts and Inner Tubes Become Mariclaro Bags

By | August 10, 2010

Way back when I bought my first used car, friends of mine took me to a local scrapyard. We searched for abandoned and forgotten parts to “spruce” up my new ride. Had I had a bit more ingenuity, I may have stripped down the old car seats and removed the seat belts to make beautiful [...]

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  1. Mariclaro to Recycle Your Old Tubes Into Bags
  2. Mariclaro Re Cycle Design Event
  3. Covet: Handmade Messenger Bags Created Right Here in Toronto

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