An article by Albert Koehl about the opposition to the Bloor bike lanes, organized by Annex Business Bike Alliance (ABBA). The leader is Barry Alper, co-owner of Fresh on Bloor (rightmost person in the photo below)
This group wants to be seen as pro bike lane, but their suggested improvements to the configuration of the pilot include:
- bike lanes only during rush hours
- bike lanes taken out in winter
Also read about their own survey of local merchant sentiment here.
If you want to see some businesses that clearly support the Bloor bike lanes, watch this: