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Bloor West Bikeway Extension

The City of Toronto has posted their official page outlining the project involving the westward extension of the Bloor bike lanes. “In July 2019, the City of Toronto began planning, design and consultation on the Bloor West Bikeway Extension. The … Continue reading

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Danforth Avenue Complete Street and Planning Study

Tonight was the first of six public meetings on a major study of the Danforth launched by the city. It was also promoted by Cycle Toronto as an opportunity to get cyclists’ voices heard to push for bike lanes on … Continue reading

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Bloor protected bike lane update

The section of the Bloor bike lane between Bathurst and Spadina has been closed for several months while sewer work was being done. At the same time, the city took the opportunity to upgrade the bike infrastructure along this stretch. … Continue reading

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Bloor west community will benefit from expanded bike lanes: advocates

photo: Justin Greaves/Torstar There is an article on Toronto.com about local businesses and the potential impact of extending the Bloor bike lanes further west.

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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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