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In memoriam: cycling advocate Wayne Scott

In late January, long time cycling advocate Alan Wayne Scott passed away after a lengthy battle with cancer. Albert Koehl and Alan Sheppard have co-authored an article in NOW Magazine in his memory. Here are some pictures of Wayne sweeping … Continue reading

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Extending the Bloor bike lanes to Etobicoke and beyond

Rob Zaichkowski has written another one of his excellent articles, this time about the potential of extending the Bloor bike lanes westward to Kipling, where it could potentially connect to a proposal BRT route all the way to Missisauga and … Continue reading

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A few notes on the Danforth bike lanes

Today I had the opportunity to bike over to the Danforth with a few friends. I had not been over there since the removal of the CafeTO patios, so I was anxious to see the changes. I met up with … Continue reading

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Progress on Yonge St

There have been some positive things happening on Yonge St. In December 2020, city council voted in favour of REimaging Yonge which will reduce the number of car traffic lanes between Finch and Sheppard in favour of bike lanes and … Continue reading

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Bells on Bloor asks for enforcement of bike lane rules

From the Gleaner: “Over a six week period, the Gleaner photographed active daytime deliveries along Bloor St. West in order to give a snapshot of which companies respect the bike lanes and which don’t. Most do. Some Sysco truck drivers obey bike … Continue reading

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Taking the Tooker

Today was Tooker Gomberg’s birthday, and so it was more than appropriate that we celebrate the extensions of the Bloor/Danforth bike lanes. Angela put out the call last week for a ride from Christie Pits to East Lynn Park. Richard … Continue reading

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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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