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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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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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Making Bloor safe for cyclists is not as easy as you might think

  An article by Albert has just been posted in Dandyhorse Magazine about the long history of fighting for bike lanes on Bloor. (Note that the photo above was taken this past summer during the group commute, the one day … Continue reading

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The small step that paved the way for Toronto’s waterfront trail

An article in the Globe and Mail about Winona Gallop, a cycling activist who started with getting the bike path along the Beach waterfront done, and then worked to extend it. The last broken link in the Waterfront Trail, at … Continue reading

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Bloor bike lanes: one year anniversary

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