Public works moves Bloor bike lanes forward to council

Story and photos by Robert Zaichkowski – Crossposted from Two Wheeled Politics A year and a half after the Bloor bike lane pilot project was debated at the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee, the committee endured a six-hour session to … Continue reading

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Report shows Bloor business is flourishing with new bike lanes

Bloor Street, in the vicinity of the bike lane pilot project, is economically healthy and experiencing growth, according to a new report released on October 11, 2017, by the Toronto Centre for Active Transportation (TCAT). The study looked at four economic indicators – customer counts, … Continue reading

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Pedalling in the Electric City

  Peterborough’s George Street bike lane currently sports bollards and planters. Peterborough used to be known as “The Electric City” but could it become a pedalling paradise? by Tammy Thorne ~ A shorter version of this story appears in Electric City … Continue reading

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Reflections on Bike to School Week 2017

The author’s daugther, above, is already looking forward to Bike to School Week next year. Bike to School Week 2017 is Becoming a Hallmark Bike Month Event dandyhorse contributor Sonya Allin says Bike to School celebrations this year were better … 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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