Archive For The “Squiggly Grid” Category

“Graph Paper” vs the “Squiggly Grid” – A popular post here, worth revisiting…

By | February 27, 2012

Back on December 12, 2010 I published, City of Toronto Transportation Grid: “Graph Paper” layout vs “Squiggly Grid”. I’m seeing in the WordPress Site Stats widget that the article has been getting a lot of views – and on an ongoing basis. People in Toronto are talking about transportation issues. This article generated a great discussion when […]

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Video: Across The Great Wall (of freeways) on Bicycle

By | January 3, 2011

Happy 2011 everyone. The Great Wall of Freeways: the 401. I was looking through Joe T’s, “BikingToronto in 2010: The Stats“, the year in review at BikingToronto – and, a long series of links got me to riconroy’s Youtube Channel where I found “Crossing the 401“. Under the video is this description: “Highway 401 cuts [...]

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Rob Ford has a point in “CYCLISTS ARE A PAIN IN THE ASS…” speech – Let’s break it down

By | December 16, 2010

On May 25 2009 Rob Ford made a speech about Bike Lanes. The spectacle media and knee jerk liberals reacted to the use of the word “ass” and laughed at the idea of widening sidewalks and separating Bikes from the highway like arterial roads in the “519″, wards in the City of Toronto – the [...]

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City of Toronto Transportation Grid: “Graph Paper” layout vs “Squiggly Grid”

By | December 12, 2010

Over at Cat B’s VeloT.O. Blog, Cat put up an interesting article, Nice jacket Mr. Cherry about the ranting Mayor and a hockey coach. ‘Nodders’ posted on this idea just after the October 25th 2010 election, 3,000 kms and Positioning the Toronto Cycling Community in a Non-Bike Friendly Environment. The cycle community needs to project [...]

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