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CHATTER: Cyclists prey for open doors (Dec. 2017)

December 15th, 2017 · Comments Off on CHATTER: Cyclists prey for open doors (Dec. 2017)

The Public Works and Infrastructure Committee (PWIC) of city council has been asked to help reduce the number of “doorings” — when a car door is opened into the path of an oncoming cyclist — in Toronto. Although this falls under the provincial jurisdiction of the Highway Traffic Act, one advocate believes the city needs to act.

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NEWS (Oct. 2017): Here to stay?

November 2nd, 2017 · Comments Off on NEWS (Oct. 2017): Here to stay?

Committee votes in favour of Bloor Street bike lanes

Toronto City Council’s Public Works and Infrastructure Committee voted in favour of making the Bloor Street pilot bike lanes permanent. The lanes have been very popular with cyclists since being installed, and a recent study demonstrated that the lanes have not had a negative impact on local business. COURTESY ANDRE VALLILLEE

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NEWS: Bike lanes for Bloor Street

May 13th, 2016 · Comments Off on NEWS: Bike lanes for Bloor Street

Council votes in favour of pilot project

PHOTO BY BRIAN BURCHELL/GLEANER NEWS: Gleaner intern Geremy Bordonaro interviews eight-year-old Malina Fritz-Schwartz after her deputation at the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee on April 25.

PHOTO BY BRIAN BURCHELL/GLEANER NEWS: Gleaner intern Geremy Bordonaro interviews eight-year-old Malina Fritz-Schwartz after her deputation at the Public Works and Infrastructure Committee on April 25.

By Geremy Bordonaro

At long last, bike lanes are coming to Bloor Street.

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