Monday, September 16, 2013

Much talk but little action on improving city for Toronto’s ‘Little Bike People’

In 2011, Toronto council pushed through new plans for the bikeway network. Some features:
  • Install cycle tracks on Bloor Street East, from Sherbourne to Broadview, in 2011
  • Install cycle tracks on Wellesley in 2012
  • “Assess the feasibility of separated bike lanes on Adelaide Street and/or Richmond Street.”
  • Install cycle tracks on Harbord Street and Hoskins Avenue next year.
But little of this has been done. A “delivery schedule” says the city will build the Wellesley cycle track from Yonge to Parliament between May and September, 2013. The work has not begun. Read more.

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