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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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What bells work in the rain?

As we head into a rainy fall, one discussion that came up recently on the BOB list was the question of bike bells not working very well in the rain. I recently bought a Crane Suzu bell, which was reported … Continue reading

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Toronto Bike History Ride

This past Thursday (Aug 23), the Ward 28 group of Cycle Toronto organized a bike history ride, starting at St. James Park, going to the site of the Royal Canadian Bicycle Club, and then back to St. James Park for … Continue reading

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Life-saving solutions for Toronto streets already exist – and it’s time to implement them

article in the Globe and Mail by Albert Koehl and Nancy Smith Lea Reaction to the city’s announcement of additional funds made available this week to implement Vision  Zero.  

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Bells on Danforth

This past Saturday was the annual Bells on Danforth ride, the sister ride to Bells on Bloor. It was also a day to remind ourselves about the joy of cycling, after a brutal week when four cyclists died in the … Continue reading

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