Some east-end residents, particularly those frequenting Danforth Avenue, are not happy with the bike lanes implemented by the city.
With the potential of more snow hitting Toronto, the city is scrambling to clear bike lanes after the previous big storm.
As temperatures drop and snow storms become the norm for February, Toronto’s cycling community has struggled with the state of the bike lanes.
Toronto launched a new campaign this November to keep drivers and cyclists focused on the roads.
“We went to 50,000 doors during the campaign,” says new councillor Brad Bradford. “That sort of communication and engagement with residents isn’t going to stop for me now that the election is over.”
Dozens of demonstrators held a die-in in front of city hall Monday evening, hoping it would send the mayor and city council members a message.
A month after the Woodbine Avenue bike lanes were opened in East York, locals still seem divided on whether to keep or get rid of them, with duelling petitions fighting it out online.
This week I tried out the new Woodbine Avenue bike lane, cycling the full length from O’Connor Road in the north to Queen Street in the south.
A 39-year-old female cyclist is facing serious injuries after being struck and dragged by a garbage truck at the corner of Lesmount Ave. and Cosburn Ave. on Sept 12.Police say the call came in at approximately 8:45 a.m.
Woodbine bike lanes open Sept. 10 with celebration of local cyclists and city councillors Janet Davis and Mary-Margaret McMahon.