Two favorite topics of mine: fruit and bikes. Not Far From the Tree is a Toronto organization that goes to homes and other locations to pick fruit. The fruit is then divided into thirds among the tree owners, volunteers and local food banks. All of the fruit is transported by bike trailers and cargo bikes.
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...at its meeting on October 23, City Council approved the joint report from Transportation Services and Transportation Planning titled Sustainable Transportation Initiatives: Short-term Proposals.
Below is a list of amended recommendations, which Council made and that relate to cycling and walking (the amendment is in bold).
This article is by Joe LaFortune and is reprinted here with permission. It originally appeared in the Downtown Grapevine (email) [Editor: We've updated the article at Joe L.'s request]:
There have been cities for more than 5,000 years and all cities were built for people. There have been cars for about 80 years and, somehow, during those 80 years or so, cities for people were erased and cities became a place for cars.
Maybe---just maybe---that is changing. Maybe we’re going back to the future.
The case of Bogotá's public transportation transformation is becoming quite well-known. Every week Bogotá, Colombia has a car-free Sunday when people flood their extensive bikeway network on bike, foot, etc. and cram the buses and taxis to the hilt.