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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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January 27 public consultation on the westward expansion of the Bloor Bike Lanes

Today was the first of two public consultations on the westward expansion of the Bloor bike lane where a proposed design of the lanes was revealed to the public. Definitely a lack of adequate bike parking at the entrance. A … Continue reading

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Bloor westward extension public consultations coming up

The public consultations for the westward extension of the Bloor bike lanes will be at: Monday, Jan 27, 4-8 pm at St Wenceslaus Church, 496 Gladstone Ave Toronto ON M6H 3H9, Canada Thursday Jan 30, 4-8 pm at Lithuanian House, … Continue reading

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Bloor western extension stakeholders meeting

Tonight there was a stakeholders meeting for the western extension of the Bloor bike lanes. I was pleased to see that one of the handouts was a brochure outlining the primary conclusions of a study of the impact of the … 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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