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Bike lane planning in Mississauga

There is some commentary about the Bloor bike lane in this article in NOW magazine that compares the push for bike lanes in Mississauga vs Toronto.  

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Tour de Bloor program details

Here is Albert with Officer Kyle Ashley, a friend to all cyclists using the bike lanes. They are promoting the Tour de Bloor passport program. Passports are available at Curbside and Sweet Pete’s (Annex) bike stores It is also available … Continue reading

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Tour de Bloor Passport official launch

Today was the official launch of the Tour de Bloor passport (as opposed to the sneak preview a couple of weeks ago).  check out the details at Dandyhorse Magazine. Full programme details are at the Cycle Toronto website. CBC coverage … Continue reading

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Community consultation meeting, Bloor from Palmerston to Lansdowne

This meeting will be held on June 20, 2017 from 7-9 pm in the cafeteria at Bloor Collegiate Institute. Sounds like a great opportunity to advocate for a westward extension of the Bloor bike lanes!

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(another) Bloor bike lane public consultation

Today was the latest in a series of public consultations about the Bloor bike lane pilot. It was an opportunity for the city to present some of the latest results from a survey. This Toronto Star article summarizes the main … Continue reading

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Students want the Bloor Bike Lanes to be permanent

Today, representatives from five schools held a press conference at Bloor and Christie to press the city to make the Bloor Bike Lanes permanent. The largest group was the bike club from Central Toronto Academy, who were all wearing green shirts, … Continue reading

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Tour de Bloor Passport

photo: courtesy of Carolyn Young Coming soon … the Tour de Bloor Passport. Bells on Bloor is working with Cycle Toronto — and community supporters, including all area residents’ associations — on the Tour de Bloor Passport to promote local … Continue reading

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How many cyclists have to be on Bloor for city councillors to make the bike lane permanent?

On May 17, Albert Koehl and a group of about 30 volunteers did vehicle counts at four locations in order to assess the effects of the Bloor Bike Lane pilot on both car and bike traffic.  Albert and Chris’  report is … Continue reading

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Article on road safety in the Globe and Mail by Albert Koehl

“For a long time, the priority on public roads has been to move as many cars, as fast as possible. This has left us with some troubling consequences, especially the persistently high death and injury toll for people who walk … Continue reading

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Pride and privilege on Bloor

(photo jnyyz) A great article in Dandyhorse by Albert Koehl, providing some perspective on the recent articles about the increase in traffic delays along the stretch of Bloor St. associated with the bike lane pilot. He also talks about some of … Continue reading

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