Bike Lane Dig Out Saturday February 16

Dundas St E looking west at Curzon St February 15, 2019. Photo credit: Michael Holloway, Ward 14 Bikes
You're Invited to the East End Bike Lane Dig Out
Meet this Saturday, February 16 at 1 p.m. at the SW corner of Dundas and Jones
Do you want the city of Toronto to do a better job clearing snow out the bike lane?
Come join other community members in front of the Jones Branch of the Toronto Public Library at 1 p.m. this Saturday, February 16, 2019 - that's tomorrow! - for a "dig out" of one of the city's most popular east end bike lanes.

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dandyhorse newsletter is here with a look ahead in the bike lane

The dandyhorse newsletter has arrived.

Our dandy newsletter recaps what we've been up to at dandyhorse for the last little while. This new year edition recaps our 2019 look ahead and our 2018 tally of bike lane installations. (Spoiler alert: There wasn't much to report on... unless you consider "more delays" as new news out of city hall.)

Please note that the dandy newsletter is now more of a quarterly publication instead of monthly. You can sign up here to get dandy news delivered right to your inbox.

To see past dandyhorse newsletters you can go to: dandyhorsemagazine.com/newsletter

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A look at snow clearance in Toronto’s bike lanes

Snow clearance in the bike lane

End of January 2019 report

Words and pictures by Jun Nogami

This past Monday and Tuesday, Toronto was hit with the biggest single snowfall of the 2018-2019 winter season so far. The city's stated policy was to prioritize snow clearance on several bike routes in the downtown area. Given that it has been two days since the storm, we decided to take a look at how the city has been doing in keeping a few of their designated bike routes clear and safe.

First up, the Bloor bike lane.

Here, below you can see that although the bike lane has clearly been plowed, there is some snow present, and the car traffic lane is totally clear and looks more inviting.

A little further east, the bike lane starts looking impassable in sections. Continue reading

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