Archive For The “The Great Wall” Category

Leslieville, a Grand Gateway to the green and wild places on the Great Lake Ontario

By | February 25, 2012

Video of a little trek I took from Jones Avenue and Queen via Queen Street to Leslie Street, via Leslie to Lake Shore Boulevard. Some residents of Toronto’s downtown east side neighbourhood known as Leslieville, want the City of Toronto to install cycling infrastructure along Leslie Street when it is redeveloped this year. This video […]

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Cycling To The Port Lands: 

By | December 8, 2011

Creating a ‘Gateway’ at Leslie Street through the ‘Great Wall’ – Lake Shore Boulevard   Update: 25 January 2012  – Lito Romano – TTC Community Liaison Officer ( has sent out a notification about the next meeting of the “Leslie Street Streetscape Working Group – it’s: January 31, 2012 6:30 pm-8:30 pm South Riverdale Community […]

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‘The Great Wall’ – Highway 401 – cyclists describe ways across the busiest highway in the North America

By | January 4, 2011

For cyclists and pedestrians, the 401 highway cuts Toronto in two – for them ironically, the highway is a barrier to transportation. In exploring the ways in which cyclists navigate the Great Wall I hope we can discover what’s missing from the infrastructure puzzle to enable a sustainable city. Today in comments – over at [...]

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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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