Nancy Smith Lea at the Eastern Ontario Active Transportation Summit in Almonte, Ont. in May 2014. Photo by Justin Jones.
Talking Complete Streets with Nancy Smith Lea, Director at Toronto Centre for Active Transportation
Interview by Corey Horowitz
The Toronto Centre for Active Transportation will be hosting its seventh annual Complete Streets Forum on Oct. 6, 2014, at Daniels Spectrum in Regent Park.
The event will feature professionals, community members and policy-makers discussing creative research and best practices for planning “complete streets” that are accessible to all residents, from children to seniors.
Cycling to Asylum Book Launch at Handlebar
Photos by Claire McFarlane, story by Tammy Thorne
Su Sokol launched her book, Cycling to Asylum, in Toronto last week and dandyhorse magazine was there to check it out.
The New York City-transplant-to-Montreal’s book is about a family who escapes from the futuristic police-state of New York to the cycling utopia in Montreal. “Okay, okay,” she said when asked how fictitious the story really is. “It’s my dirty little secret…it’s somewhat autobiographical.” Continue reading
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Photo of the bike lane on Jarvis being removed by Charlie Randall
Should the Jarvis bike lanes be re-installed?
Story by Amanda Lewis, Photos by Jenna Campbell
The surface of Jarvis Street has eroded to the point where the white markers of the formerly designated bike lanes have begun to emerge. The spectre of the Jarvis bike lanes is also arising in the media leading up to the municipal election in October 2014. Here’s why Jarvis still matters.
Copenhagen: Where bikes outnumber people
Guest blog by Mads Phikamphon
When you think of the city of Copenhagen, you might very well think about bikes. Because unlike most cities, our city is full of bikes.
According to the infographic below from the Danish website Cykelvalg.dk there are more bikes than people in Copenhagen, and five times as many bikes as there are cars.