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NEWS: City fails to move forward as Avenue Road plans evolve (Fall 2021)

November 11th, 2021 · Comments Off on NEWS: City fails to move forward as Avenue Road plans evolve (Fall 2021)

Bike lanes added to Avenue Road re-design

Avenue Road Safety Coalition has introduced a project that would create a bike lane on the east side of Avenue Road in a shared space with pedestrians. COURTESY BROWN AND STOREY

By Margarita Maltceva

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NEWS: Report urges reduction of traffic lanes on Avenue Road (Aug. 2021)

September 8th, 2021 · Comments Off on NEWS: Report urges reduction of traffic lanes on Avenue Road (Aug. 2021)

Cyclist death spotlights lack of bike lanes in the plan

The Avenue Road Safety Coalition proposes reducing Avenue Road from six lanes to four and adding a linear park. COURTESY BROWN AND STOREY

By Madeline Smart

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CHATTER: Huron St. Playground going leash-free (Jan. 2021)

January 27th, 2021 · Comments Off on CHATTER: Huron St. Playground going leash-free (Jan. 2021)

300 square metres of off-leash freedom is being implemented on the West side of the park. BRIAN BURCHELL/GLEANER NEWS

The Annex has just three designated off-leash dog park areas: Bickford Park, Ramsden Park, and Vermont Square Park. A 2018 motion to add a fourth off-leash area (OLA) in the neighbourhood is now underway at Huron Street Playground. Located just northwest of Bloor Street West and St. George Street, the park currently has a few playground structures including a rope climber, a sandbox, a swing set, and a small rock-climbing structure. 

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