Spring. It’s time to plant more bike lanes! 🌷 🚲

SubscribePast IssuesRSSTranslate Newsletter of Ward 14 Bikes View this email in your browser Ward 14 Bikes: The Cycling Advocacy Group in Toronto-Danforth Ward 14 Cycling Update - Spring 2021 Greetings, everyone! Ward 14 Bikes has been meeting online and here’s a few things we’ve been up to. Thanks for reading, and come join us the third … Continue reading Spring. It’s time to plant more bike lanes! 🌷 🚲

W14B Republishes CT’s Ring & Post: Riding Through a Pandemic

Featuring Ward 14 Bikes in the 'Ward Group Highlight' section! April 4, 2020 Riding through a pandemic, bike lane construction, Bike Month, essential businesses, and more! We urge our community to follow the most up-to-date public health recommendations around COVID-19 even if you’re symptom free, including avoiding non-essential trips and practicing Physical Distancing to help slow the … Continue reading W14B Republishes CT’s Ring & Post: Riding Through a Pandemic

An Open Letter to Mayor Tory from 32 Spokes and Ward 14 Bikes

[Cross-posted with 32 Spokes] Dear Mayor Tory, We are writing to you on behalf of 32 Spokes, Ward 14 Bikes, and Toronto East Cyclists—safe streets and bike advocacy groups in the east end. According to a recent CBC article, 1100 pedestrians have been hit in Toronto this year alone and 31 have died. The city’s … Continue reading An Open Letter to Mayor Tory from 32 Spokes and Ward 14 Bikes

Lower Don Trail Detour Through Port Lands Flood Protection / Gardiner Rehabilitation Construction Phasing

By Michael Holloway Sunday, November 24, 2019 Having digested all the info I have researched over the last 3 days, and after having completed a comprehensive Riding Site Visit today (Sat, Nov 23, 2019) - here's where I think Ward 14 Bikes' strategic situation sits with regard to cycling connections across the lake front through … Continue reading Lower Don Trail Detour Through Port Lands Flood Protection / Gardiner Rehabilitation Construction Phasing

W14B republishes Cycle Toronto’s “A recap of the Danforth pop-up …”

Rendering of a possible Danforth created for Cycle Toronto by Perkins + Will Dear [Subscriber's Name], Last weekend, 8 80 Cities held a temporary Vision Zero pop-up at Danforth and Woodbine. The reimagined street included widened sidewalks, increased seating and a play area, a planter-protected bike lane, and slower car traffic. It was great to … Continue reading W14B republishes Cycle Toronto’s “A recap of the Danforth pop-up …”

W14B republishes Cycle Toronto’s “Protected lanes on Bloor and Danforth could be coming!” action alert email

[Sign up for Cycle Toronto's email updates: https://www.cycleto.ca/civicrm/profile/create?gid=3&reset=1%5D Progress on the Bike Plan has been slow, and City Council is planning what to do next. This is the good opportunity to let them know what you think! In late June, the Infrastructure and Environment Committee (IEC) passed the Cycling Network Plan Update and the 2019 … Continue reading W14B republishes Cycle Toronto’s “Protected lanes on Bloor and Danforth could be coming!” action alert email

Count Up Timer – “Jan 28-29, 2019 Snowfall Ended”

By Michael Holloway February 4 2019 Ward 14 Bikes is tracking the efficacy of City of Toronto Winter Maintenance Operations with regard to snow clearing of bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure on Toronto roadways using user posts from Twitter and Facebook. This is an embed of a link to a 'count up timer' which we are … Continue reading Count Up Timer – “Jan 28-29, 2019 Snowfall Ended”

W14B republishes Cycle Toronto’s, “Snow in the bike lane? Here’s what to do.

February 1, 2019 Toronto now has a Cycling Snow Routes Network - but is it enough? Read on for our winter cycling advocacy priorities. Dear #BikeTO, When it comes to navigating our streets, if the roads were covered with snow or ice, would you say it’s too dangerous to drive? Of course you would, but … Continue reading W14B republishes Cycle Toronto’s, “Snow in the bike lane? Here’s what to do.

Ward 14 Bikes republishes Cycle Toronto’s December Ring & Post e-newsletter

Sign up to get Cycle Toronto's Ring & Post in your email inbox every month: https://www.cycleto.ca/civicrm/profile/create?gid=3&reset=1 December, 2018 Happy Holidays from Cycle Toronto! Let's keep riding this winter (Photo: David Keogh) Share your winter biking snaps with us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook Contents  Standing Committees should represent the whole city We're working to #EndBikeTheft Last-minute gift … Continue reading Ward 14 Bikes republishes Cycle Toronto’s December Ring & Post e-newsletter

Media Release – Traffic Count Indicates Huge Demand for Bike Lanes on Danforth

Danforth Bike Count Indicates Huge Demand for Bike Lanes TORONTO - Tuesday, July 3, 2018: A recent Danforth Ave. bicycle count confirms what active transportation advocates have long known: there are thousands of cyclists on the Danforth and the potential for growth with a long-awaited bike lane would send the numbers skyward. A comprehensive bike … Continue reading Media Release – Traffic Count Indicates Huge Demand for Bike Lanes on Danforth