Bloor Street Bike Lanes – Feedback Survey

The City of Toronto Bloor St. bike lane survey is live now. This online survey is a key part of the evaluation that will record public perception of the bike lanes and their impacts and benefits to all street users, local businesses, and the community. TL;DR, the city is looking for feedback on the Bloor bike lanes. Share your thoughts …

Sauce Weekly: March 7

WOW Today’s weather is AMAZING! We sure hope there is more of this on the horizon…Spring Fever here we come…
1. Bike Build Wednesdays continue
2. Volunteer meeting NEXT Wednesday
3. Advocacy Updates

Harbord Street Loves Bikes (Even More than Before)

Cyclist will notice a bunch amazing improvements along Harbord Street this week. First, there is the bike box. Bike boxes allow cyclists to “pool” in front of cars at stop lights. This is helps avoid collisions between cyclists and motor vehicles, particularly with right-turning cars. Both cyclists and motorist should love the new boxes. Approved in April/May at City Council, …

Municipal Election Day is Monday Oct 25.

YOUR CITY, YOUR VOTE They’re here! They’re here! Municipal Elections are here, Monday October 25!!! * Why should I vote? What are municipal issues? * Municipal issues include: streets (including bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure), public libraries, parks, child care, housing, community centres, community health centres, public transit, (tap) water, garbage collection and more!!! * Am I eligible to vote? * …

‘Sauce Goes to the BIXI Launch on July 28 (and so should you)

On May 11-12, 2010, City Council passed motion PW32.8, adopting a BIXI Public Bike Share system here in Toronto. BIXI systems, born in Montreal, have already been successfully launched in several other cities, such as London, Washington and Boston. Not too long ago, Toronto’s public bike system was in¬†jeopardy. Cyclists, advocates, activists and citizens alike flooded councillors’ email inboxes with …

Painting Jarvis Street

It’s here! It’s finally here! The paint has finally been put down on Jarvis Street! The press release came out July 14, saying that the work on Jarvis was about to begin. The lights down the reversible middle lane were removed and solid yellow lines were painted to indicate to drivers that they should no longer use this infamous lane. …

SoDa Bikes: Ward 30 Advocacy Meeting, Tues. July 6, 7pm @ ‘Sauce

Want to make the streets of Ward 30 and the City a better place to bike? Have ideas of improvements to cycling infrastructure that you’d like to see implemented? Then join the meeting on Tuesday July 6!!! SET BUG (South East Toronto Bicycle User Group) and SoDa: Ward 30 Advocacy Group (South of Danforth) will be holding our monthly advocacy …

New Paint on the Prince Edward (Bloor) Viaduct

Have you had a chance to go for a ride over the Bloor Viaduct yet this week?¬† Have you seen the new, wider bikes lanes and the sharrows at the conflict zones? Over the past 2 years or so, Ward 29 Bikes, and the bike community, have been advocating for a safer crossing for cyclists along the busy Bloor/Danforth bridge. …