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Why is the Queen’s Quay Bike Lane a Parking Lot?

By | April 5, 2012

The bike lane on Queen’s Quay at Bathurst has always been a parking lot. This lane, connecting directly to the Martin Goodman Trail to the west, is bordered by condos, townhomes and a park. The condo tower on the corner of Bathurst and Queen’s Quay contains a small grocery store, one that constantly receives deliveries […]

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Why is the Queen’s Quay Bike Lane a Parking Lot?

By | April 5, 2012

The bike lane on Queen’s Quay at Bathurst has always been a parking lot. This lane, connecting directly to the Martin Goodman Trail to the west, is bordered by condos, townhomes and a park. The condo tower on the corner of Bathurst and Queen’s Quay contains a small grocery store, one that constantly receives deliveries [...]

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The Star: Car Drivers on the “Gravy Train”

By | November 10, 2010

A somewhat surprising article is appearing in the Toronto Star today.  It’s called “Cyclists doing good for all of us” and is by Joe Fiorito, who has not been the biggest bicycling-advocate the city has seen by a long stretch…) and advocates that the city should pay more attention to cyclists: [Bikes are] good for [...]

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  1. Weekly Wrap-Up: Car Drivers on the Gravy Train
  2. The Star writes about a Bloor-Danforth Bikeway
  3. Headlines: Promoting Cycling to Newcomers, The Bike Train, and Cycling Advocacy

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A Different Bicycle Shapes a Different Kind of Cyclist

By | August 31, 2010

Today in the Toronto Star, Catherine Porter writes about her unintentional conversion to a different kind of cyclist. Her conversion is from a “road warrior” to a “Mary Poppins” or as some would say, she’s become a convert to the Slow Bicycle Movement.
In North America the bicycle is a sporting tool. If you’re an adult, [...]

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  2. “Jarvis lanes tell the story of a city that pretends to be committed to the bicycle” Hume
  3. Toronto Spring Bicycle Show – No Commuter Cyclist Options?

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