Bike lane closed for Pan Am Games: City says no detour provided due to ‘short distance’ of inconvenience

A sign erected on June 25 indicates the closure of the Hoskin bike lane for two months.

Key connector bike lane closed during Pan Am Games

City says no alternate route provided due to ‘short distance’ of inconvenience

Story and photos by Tammy Thorne

A sign erected on June 25 indicates the closure of the Hoskin bike lane for two months during the Pan Am Games. City staff confirmed that no alternative is being provided. That means the 4,000 cyclists that use the Harbord/Hoskin bikeway daily are now expected to walk their bikes on the crowded sidewalk on the north side.

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Bike Spotting at Queen’s Park: Do you like this new protected bike lane?

Bike Spotting at Queens Park: Do you like this new protected bike lanes?

Photos by Claire McFarlane, interviews by Evan Morrison

The city recently installed a bi-directional bike lane on Queen’s Park Crescent between Hoskin Avenue and Wellseley Street. The new lane comes complete with a raised curb and bollards that separate the car traffic from bike traffic. We asked cyclists using the new lanes what they think of the latest update.

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Featherstone Two Wheels Green Delivery brings dandyhorse to bike shops on July 3

Laurie Featherstone offers delivery service by bike in Toronto. She will be delivering dandyhorse’s new issue on July 3 to our sponsor bike shops.

Checking in with Featherstone Two Wheels Green Delivery

New issue of dandyhorse in shops July 3!

Featherstone Two Wheels Green Delivery is a unique bike delivery service run by fellow dandy Laurie Featherstone. While most delivery services rely on motor vehicles to transport merchandise, Laurie manages a smaller-scale but very effective equivalent that challenges these norms. That’s why dandyhorse magazine is proud to have Laurie deliver our magazine. Issue 12 of dandyhorse will be delivered by bike on July 3 to Urbane, Sweet Pete’s, Bikes on Wheels and Hoopdriver.

You can order a single issue of to be mailed to your door here.

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