The awkward opposition to the Bloor bike lanes

Illustration by Warren Wheeler for dandyhorse magazine. The awkward ‘opposition’ to the Bloor bike lanes What’s all the ABBA noise about? By Albert Koehl The dilemma faced by local merchants who oppose the Bloor bike lane was obvious to cycling … Continue reading

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

Do the numbers matter or is safety still trumped by cars, parking, and attitudes? by Albert Koehl and Chris Caputo Are the number of cyclists on Harbord and Bloor high enough to justify a bike lane on both streets? Are … Continue reading

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Mikael Colville-Andersen: Building City Streets to Move People (on Bikes)

Image courtesy of Ontario Good Roads Association Mikael Colville-Andersen: Building City Streets to Move People (on Bikes) Story by Albert Koehl Photos by Wayne Scott The dilemma for Toronto’s cycling community was on full display Monday night during a presentation by … Continue reading

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The Life and Times of Bicycle Bob

     Left – Bicycle Bob Date Unknown, Right – Bicycle Bob dressed as Moses on shore of St. Lawrence River, circa 1981. Photos courtesy of Robert Silverman. Cars, cars everywhere What a stink! Packed together Street by street Usurping … Continue reading

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Bells on Bloor ride and dandy bike giveaway at Suzuki foundation Christie Crawlfest

Bells were handed out for the “victory lap” of the new Bloor bike lanes on Sunday at the Suzuki Crawlfest. Bells on Bloor and Suzuki Foundation Christie Crawlfest recap in photos Photos by Tammy Thorne and Jun Nogami On Sunday, … Continue reading

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