This photo shows a demonstration bike lane unfurling on Bloor St. It’s a photo from the DIY – The Revolution Starts With You exhibit showing on the TTC subway platforms this month. Both photos by Martin Reis.
It’s encouraging that in Montreal that City has put in a spectacular bike route along deMaissoneuve, which is above the subway in the core. They spent big bucks on this long route, and named it after Claire Morissette with words miltante ecologiste! It now has been extended further west another few kilometres and gets about […]
Bloor/Bay: bye-bye bike parking
As part of the anti-bike Bloor rebuild in Yorkville, the merchants near Bloor and Yonge to Bay don’t like having bikes cluttering up their vision. So the well-used post and ring bike parking in front of Manulife is being ripped out and won’t be returned. Along with really brutal riding conditions, lousy design and substandard […]
Bike Lanes on Bloor – Wed. Mtng.
Hey folks, Thanks to you and the other 2000 cyclists that showed up to the Bells on Bloor ride yesterday – what a hoot! That was certainly the largest bicycle advocacy event in the history of the city! As you know, the Public Works and Infrastructure Cttee. will be discussing the Bloor Bike Study on […]
Bicycle Lane Open Houses
The public is invited to attend the following open houses to discuss planned bike lanes on Bloor Street West, The West Mall, The Westway, and Rathburn Road. These bike lanes will expand the City of Toronto’s Bikeway Network by 11.5 km. The Westway Bike Lane (Martin Grove Road to Royal York Road) Date: Wednesday May […]
Tooker Gomberg Memorial Library
800+ books of Tooker’s collection from the 1960′s onwards are being made available to the public. Topics include transportation, health, cities, waste, food, nuclear, peace, nature, politics, fiction, kids, development, energy, globalization, advocacy and much more. Visit the library any time during office hours and sign out Tooker’s books. Read the classics by Jane Jacobs, […]
The rebuild of Bloor St. in Yorkville is in the mainstream news today with some of the merchants of Bloor seeking a judicial review of the project in Divisional Court by lawyer Clayton Ruby. One major point of contention is the lack of an EA, the same point that has been raised with the ECO […]
Ride This Saturday
We’re riding again – this Saturday – leaving at 11:30 from either end of the subway to meet by the ROM on Ave. Rd. to ride down University Ave. to the anti-Afghan-war rally. Pick-up points en route again with stops at Pharmacy, Greenwood, Chester@Grassroots and Sherbourne St. From the west: Durie St. south side, High […]
More Photos surface of 2nd lane.
These are photos from a passerby that originally alerted us to the 2nd lane. “I was riding west along Bloor after having attended the Take the Tooker event on Friday. As I passed Spadina I began to notice stencils of bicycles – what looked to be the makings of a real live bike lane on […]