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Reader Letter: Bike lanes needed on east side

As anyone who lives on or drives on Riverside Drive East knows, the traffic flows 24-7. While I applaud all the bicycle lanes being funded and built on the west side of Windsor, there is a glaring omission on the east side. 160 more words

Letters

Toronto police launch cycling safety, bike lane enforcement initiatives

Toronto police have launched initiatives to promote road safety and target vehicles blocking bike lanes.

The “S.P.A.C.E. to Cycle” campaign, which stands for Safety, Prevention, Awareness, Courtesy, Education, begins June 12 and ends June 18. 509 more words

Canada

Councillors split on bike lane additions to Northmount Drive N.W.

The city has released plans to improve road safety in the communities of Brentwood and Collingwood, including the proposed addition of bike lanes.

Part of the… 441 more words

Local News

Bike lanes coming to Carlson Boulevard in Richmond

Four miles of new bike lanes connecting BART and bus stations are coming to Richmond. The $500,000 project will reduce lanes for vehicular traffic in some areas, drawing criticism from people concerned about congestion. 48 more words

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If only the streets were that clean ...

I found the above picture on a Facebook meme. It reminded me of my recent siting of street sweepers in North Kansas City. Early one morning, headed to work, there there were cleaning the streets. 256 more words

Social Issues

Another look at Marcos Highway pedestrian overpasses - Part 1

My daily commute allows me to have a look at the progress of the LRT Line 2 Extension construction. I also became curious about the situation of the pedestrian facilities along Marcos Highway particularly the crossings since many at first seemed to be affected by the elevated rail structure that was to be built. 546 more words

Highways And Streets

Opinion: Bicycle lanes are not anti-poor

By Gwen Nwenya

One of the significant challenges of urban development is the conflict between development beneficiaries. Underpinning the anti-poor rhetoric that often accompanies gentrification and one of its signifiers, bicycle lanes, is the notion that it benefits the well-off at the expense of the poor. 933 more words