Alan Heisey can't understand why some cycling activists are still hostile to separated bike lanes, given how common they are in other cities. So Heisey, who proposed separated bike lanes on Sherbourne Street at the City last year, provides us with an outline of some reasons why it is desirable to have a core network of continuous bicycle lanes separated from traffic in Toronto. I, however, think that Heisey has more to worry about the Mayor's opposition rather than some cyclists.
One can't help feeling that Councillor Stintz is trying to divert attention away from her responsibility for helping to cut access to TTC routes by pulling the old "get the cyclists off the sidewalk" complaint out of her political toolbox. News680 and now CBC has picked it up. In the tried and true way of Mr. Ford, she listens to a complaint or two from ward residents and figures it must be an epidemic.
Sister Mary Sibbald, a Toronto nun, likes the idea of cracking down.
The city has saved me some trouble from having to do my own research by compiling all the things that they've done this last year. Before I reveal it all, let me list the things that I can remember about 2010: