All posts tagged “bike

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Toronto’s great streets

Last week the Ryerson City Building Institute published a terrific report on Toronto’s Great Streets. It profiles five streets in the city that have been “redesigned for greatness.” They are: Harbord Street (continuous bike lanes) Roncesvalles Avenue (placemaking and people) St. Clair Avenue West (dedicated streetcar… Read More

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Adelaide cycle tracks

Earlier this week I was on Adelaide Street (Toronto) for a morning meeting. This is further north than my typical routine. For those of you not familiar with Toronto, Adelaide is a one-way street with separated bikes lanes. These “cycle tracks” were installed as part… Read More

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Inviting behaviors

The following paragraph is a great way to describe urban cycling and to explain how our built environment can explicitly invite certain behaviors: “If you want people to drive, build more automobile infrastructure. If you want people to bike, build better bike infrastructure. In San… Read More