ThinkBike results: Orange team wins with Sherbourne re-design proposal
The Orange team won the ThinkBike with their excellent ideas for improving Sherbourne street and its bike lanes from the lake up to Bloor.
Ontario may pave shoulders of rural roads - a boon for cyclists, both tourists and locals
BIXI Toronto Bash - tomorrow night at 7pm, Gladstone Hotel
Come see what all this BIXI Toronto talk has been about!!
July 28 · 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Gladstone Hotel @ 1214 Queen St. West (near Dufferin)
Complimentary food and entertainment!
Jarvis bike lanes open: thank you cyclists for cleaning the air
Thank you HiMYSYeD for your photos of Jarvis Street bike lanes. Thank you to whoever clarified what we're really fighting for in the posters: clean air, safe roads, a fair share of public funds; and recognition that cyclists give back much more than we cost. Why wouldn't you love us?
The no-man's land of pre-bike lane Jarvis
Copenhagen through North American eyes
Streetfilms interviewed North American attendees at the Velo-City 2010 conference in Copenhagen to capture their view of Copenhagen and the differences with North American cities. Yvonne Bambrick of the Toronto Cyclists Union was also interviewed.
I got to ride a BIXI Toronto bike (maybe we all will soon)
I was recently given a sneak peak of the BIXI Toronto bikes, which are being securely stored in a City "bunker" somewhere. We've made progress in the last two years.
Jarvis bike lanes to be in by end of July
The contentious Jarvis bike lanes should be operational by the end of July. Transportation Services will be removing the reversible centre lane and hardware starting Friday July 16. Depending on who you are this will either be the end of the world as we know it, or a small addition to a street network that is safer for cyclists.
Read more about the Jarvis Streetscape improvements, and read the press release:
July 14, 2010