The YongeTOmorrow project will be voted on by Toronto City Council later today and we expect it to pass. At time of posting, 15 Councillors have pledged their support for a redesign of Yonge Street downtown that puts people before cars.
Parry Sound. That’s where Christopher McGarrell had to go to purchase his new bike this summer. It was more than a two hour drive to pick up something that helps him have fun, get some exercise, keep his spirits up, and move around the city.
City Council, including the Mayor, voted 18-5 in favour of moving forward with the REimagining Yonge project. This will see Yonge Street in North York transformed when it is rebuilt as a “complete street.”
As we saw with bike lanes being ripped out in Scarborough while bike lanes connecting Thorncliffe Park and Flemingdon Park still have not been built, there is more work to be done. That is why we are launching Move365.
Our commitment to Move365 is about more than bike lanes. It’s about building relationships and supporting people. With bike lanes being removed from Brimley Road in Scarborough this past week, I’m reminded of bike lane removals on Pharmacy & Birchmount
Riding a bike is a year-round activity and this winter it could be easier than ever to ride your bike in Toronto.
Councillor Crawford and Deputy Mayor Thompson joined City staff in announcing they would be tearing out the protected bike lanes on Brimley Road in Scarborough ASAP.
Move365 is an education and encouragement campaign that will co-power community leaders with the knowledge, expertise, and tools to create possibilities and change transportation infrastructure in their communities
The REimagining Yonge Street Environmental Assessment is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for residents of North York Centre and surrounding neighbourhoods to shape their future.
We need to respond rapidly and adapt quickly to make our city safe and accessible this winter due to the pandemic.