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Rob Z’s summary of the bike plan update

Robert Zaichkowski has posted an excellent summary of the revisions to the bike plan that will be considered this Thursday at the Intrastructure and Environment Committee. To quote his action items at the end of his post: The deadline to … Continue reading

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Backgrounder posted for the 2019-2021 Bike Plan

The backgrounder for the latest revision to the City of Toronto Bike Plan has been posted. This will be considered at the June 27 Infrastructure and Environment Committee meeting, and then it move to further consideration at City Council. The … Continue reading

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Community letter for extension

On June 27 City Council will be considering whether to accelerate the extension of the Bloor bike lanes westward to High Park Ave, or to put it off with another study. As part of our advocacy effort, we are looking for … Continue reading

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Letter to Mayor John Tory

Albert Koehl has sent a letter to Mayor John Tory about the failure of the city’s ten year bike plan. April 29, 2019 Dear Mayor Tory, Re: Toronto’s bike plan is failing (again) Toronto’s Ten-Year Cycling Network Plan is on … Continue reading

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Westward Ho! What’s next for the Bloor bike lanes

Cycle Toronto has published a more extensive summary of last week’s meeting on the westward extension of the Bloor bike lane. Action item: They have updated their pledge on the Bloor bike lane specifically to call for a westward extension … Continue reading

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Westward Ho! Bloor bike lane extension meeting

(cross posted from Dandyhorse Magazine) Tonight was Westward Ho!, a community meeting organized for the Bloordale neighbourhood to educate people about the issues surrounding a possible westward extension of the Bloor bike lane as far as High Park. It was organized … Continue reading

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Bloor bike lane extension meeting

(graphic by Peter) Mark your calendars for this coming Tuesday evening for a public meeting about the timeline for a westward extension of the Bloor Bike Lanes at Bloor Collegiate Institute. The speakers include: Albert Koehl (Bells on Bloor) – … Continue reading

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The Great Bike Lane Turtle Derby

There were some strange goings on near Bloor and Dufferin this morning. Video linked below: Is Toronto City Hall too slow in putting bike lanes on Bloor, Danforth, and Yonge? Our turtles tell the story in today’s race with the … Continue reading

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Nearly one million cyclists a year on the Bloor bike lanes

Our friends at CycleTO recently posted an analysis of city data on the number of cyclists that use the Bloor bike lanes, and came up with the fact that almost one million cyclists use them a year. This makes them one … Continue reading

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two articles on the Dandyhorse blog

Dandyhorse published two recent articles on the bike plan. In the first, Robert Zaichkowski and Albert Koehl talk about how real progress on building new bicycle infrastructure is falling far behind the official bike plan. In the second, Tammy Thorne … Continue reading

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