Talking Complete Streets with Nancy Smith Lea, Director at Toronto Centre for Active Transportation

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.

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Cycling to Asylum Book Launch at Handlebar


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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Should the Jarvis bike lanes be reinstalled?

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.

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Copenhagen: Where bikes outnumber people

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.

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