Bike Spotting: Should the Bloor bike lane be made permanent?

Story by Derek Rayside We asked riders at Spadina and Bloor if they’d like to see the bikes lanes on Bloor stick around, and how they might be improved. Interviews by Amanda Giacomazzo and Tammy Thorne. Photos by Sylvia Green. … Continue reading

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Bike Spotting: Do you shop on Bloor?

The Bloor Bike Lane pilot project has been installed for about six months now. Since its installation local businesses have cited a drop in sales because of the loss of on street parking.The city released a survey last week to gauge the public’s reception of … Continue reading

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Peter’s Routes: St. James Town to Dufferin Mall

Follow Peter Harte as he commutes from one end of the city to the other through all seasons and shares his recommendations on the safest, smoothest, and fastest routes in this dandy series. You can read this first installment here, the … Continue reading

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TTC gears up to better serve cyclists

By Amelia Brown Most of the improvements to a cyclist’s commute are achieved after hard work and years of campaigning. We don’t get bike lanes, protected lanes, reduced speed limits or side guards on trucks unless we fight for them. … Continue reading

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Mother Maggie on Bikes, Sex, Religion and the Environment

Mother Maggie on Bikes, Sex and the Environment  By Tammy Thorne Photos by Claire McFarlane Biking is for everyone, and so is the earth – that’s according to Reverend Maggie Helwig who has never owned a car and rides a … Continue reading

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