By Michael Holloway, October 21, 2018 3:34 AM When Transportation Division engineers model traffic flows on their computers using massive data-bases, they model traffic across the city that moves as many cars as possible. While that may be appropriate in the areas of the City outside the old City of Toronto that were built for … Continue reading With regard to Transportation Modeling, Toronto & East York Precinct is ‘Special’
By Michael Holloway, October 12, 2018 7:06 AM This is an alphabetically ordered list of all the registered candidates running in new Ward 14: Toronto-Danforth - and the contact information we dug up for them online: (The names of all those who responded have links down to their answers.) Lanrick Bennett - firstname.lastname@example.org Chris Budo … Continue reading Ward Candidate Active Transportation Survey Results
By Sylvia Slaughter, May 28, 2018 8:45 AM Happy Spring everyone! With the weather in full spring mode we hope you're been out enjoying life on 2 (or 3) wheels! A quick recap... Back in February Bike Share Toronto announced another major expansion, with Ward30 shaded in their expansion zone map In April, a few … Continue reading Ward 30 Bikes Spring 2018 News
By Michael Holloway, April 8, 2014 2:04 PM Ward 30 Bikes asked the City of Toronto Open Data portal for any Bike Count Data they had for Ward 30. We received five data sets: Martin Goodman Trail East (5 days) Lake Shore / Logan (9 days) Lower Don Trail at Queen Street Bridge (6 days) … Continue reading City of Toronto Bicycle Count Data – Plotted on Line Graphs
By Michael Holloway, March 30, 2014 8:15 PM At development meetings I get into trouble advocating for bike parking. What they want to demolish – 1327 Queen East (right) and 1329 Queen East. The houses to the east of this are included in this proposal. They would disappear as well. (Image via The Ashbridge's Neighbourhood … Continue reading "I advocate for "Liveable Cities" Re-development; therefore I advocate for GREAT Bicycle Parking."
By Michael Holloway, March 18, 2014 10:33 PM The Leslie Street reconstruction configuration has changed. Ped&Cyclist walk of Leslie planned for Wednesday (6:30pm at Community office)#biketo @Ward30Bikes @Ward32Spokes pic.twitter.com/aDH8gY0yOi — Leslie Barns (@TTCLeslieBarns) March 11, 2014 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js The @TTCLeslieBarns Public Liason Committee is walking the new traffic re-routing as concerns cyclist and pedestrian detours from … Continue reading @Ward30Bikes ‘Pre-Walk’ of the @TTCLeslieBarns Public Liaison Committee’s – March "Safety Walk"
By Michael Holloway, February 28, 2014 11:11 AM Ward 30 Councillor Paula Fletcher, City Staff and Ward 30 Bikes conduct a site visit to see if it's possible to create an cut-through on this Traffic Island - Felstead Avenue, one block West of the Greenwood Bike Lanes, four blocks South of Danforth. Below we're measuring … Continue reading Proposed Felstead Avenue Filtered Access for Bicycles – Site Visit
By Michael Holloway, February 26, 2014 9:23 PM I took a bicycle ride and made a map that shows how the Felstead Ave route 'cut-through' can connect several existing Cycle Infrastructure via On-Street Routes and Informal Connections - some of which also provide opportunities for better Quality connections. @Ward30Bikes - Felstead Ave Connections Map The … Continue reading Felstead Ave Connections & Opportunities for better Quality Connections
By Michael Holloway, February 15, 2014 12:53 AM I've been through planning. What I saw is democracy filtered out reality. Here's the thing: The Tragically Hip: "Now For Plan A" Sounds like Eno. Bigger. If we plan to plan out of hell - will the hell we live in be the opal we see out … Continue reading "Nothing short of everything" – i hate my life; I hate this thing
By Michael Holloway, February 14, 2014 2:30 PM I went for several walk-abouts this week, of the TTC Leslie Barns Construction site on Leslie between Queen St East and Commissioners - Video Camera in hand. This article is mainly about the deplorable condition of the Walking Detour infrastructure around the site This is one of … Continue reading TTC Leslie Barns Street Reconstruction – Cyclist & Pedestrian Detour Issues: North/South Walking Routes