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Throwback Thursday: back to 2012

Back in 2012, Bells on Bloor and Bells on Danforth participated in the Cycle and Sole Rally at Queen’s Park, calling for better infrastructure and safety for both pedestrians and cyclists. Here is a video of Avigail and Adelaide Humphreys … Continue reading

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Signs of the coming extension to the Bloor bike lanes

Albert posted this on Twitter this morning: Looks like the new bike lane markings are being outlined, even in advance of the official August 4 start date for construction. I had to go check this out this evening. The new … Continue reading

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Bloor bike lane westward extension coming in August

There has been a lot of activity along Bloor/Danforth this summer. There are new bike lanes between Avenue and Sherbourne, and construction has started on the bike lanes on Danforth. With all the activity around the new bike installations as … Continue reading

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Bike Lanes on Danforth

Councillor Brad Bradford has posted some information about the bike lanes slated to be installed on the Danforth this summer. Lots of interesting details in the renderings that were just posted. 24/7 car parking on both sides, and it looks … Continue reading

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Let’s keep the momentum going

Even though 40 km of bike lanes were approved by City Council last month, the new bike lanes fall well short of a real network of continuous cycling routes across the city. This has been pointed out by us in … Continue reading

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I’ll hold off thanking the city for its bike lane expansion

article by Albert Koehl in NOW Toronto. “The 40-kilometre plan announced last week offers residents what the mayor and council deem acceptable, instead of what they need”

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Toronto City Council approves 40 km of new bike lanes.

As part of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Toronto has started to implement a plan called ActiveTO “ActiveTO is about making sure people have space to get around while respecting physical distancing.” Today, City Council took … Continue reading

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Star article by Albert Koehl

With the new ActiveTO initiative to open up road space for cyclists and pedestrians, it is time to continue to press for a real network of bike routes across the city. Here is an article in the Star by Albert, … Continue reading

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2nd Danforth Study Public Consultation

The second public consultation of the Danforth study was held on January 27, the same evening as one of the Bloor bike lane consultations. Rob Zaichkowski went to both meetings, and he just posted a report on the Danforth study. … Continue reading

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Canvassing in Bloor West Village

Bells on Bloor volunteers gathered today in Bloor West Village to get an update on the status of the Bloor bike lane westward extension. The mood was optimistic. Afterwards, we set to work distributing the City of Toronto brochures about … Continue reading

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