Bloor Loves Bikes campaign update: 2016 pilot bike lanes on Bloor inch closer to reality
Design options revealed by City staff: attend an upcoming public meeting
Recently, City staff held a small stakeholder meeting to present preliminary design options for the proposed Bloor Bikeway Pilot Project. Multiple design options are under consideration for Bloor St including painted bike lanes and fully separated bike lanes. City staff are planning a public drop-in event on Dec 2, 2015 from 4-8pm at Trinity-St. Paul's United Church (427 Bloor St W) for you to provide feedback on the design options. Review the options below and save the date - click here for more details!
Watch: Bike Lanes on Bloor Make Sense
The folks behind the annual Bells on Bloor ride have recently released a video with interviews with patrons in the Bloor Annex - watch it now!
Bloor Bikeway Pilot Project heads to Public Works early next year
More than 5,000 people have now signed our Bloor Loves Bikes pledge calling on City Council to install a pilot bicycle lane on Bloor St in 2016. We’re anticipating that the Bloor pilot will come to Public Works & Infrastructure Committee in early 2016. Sign the pledge now! Already signed? Please share it widely!
Bloor Bikeway Pilot Project West options -- Shaw St to Spadina Ave
Option A includes buffered bike lanes and potential bollards in both directions with no on-street parking (similar to Richmond St-Adelaide St design); Option B retains on-street parking with conventional bicycle lanes (similar to Harbord St design); Option C retains on-street parking but puts a buffer in the door zones; Option D uses on-street parking to separate one side of the street (similar to new Hoskin Ave design)
Bloor Bikeway Pilot Project East options -- Spadina Ave to Avenue Rd
Option A includes buffered bike lanes and potential bollards in both directions (similar to Richmond-Adelaide design); Option B includes conventional bicycle lanes with on-street parking but puts a buffer in the door zones; Option C flips the on-street parking and uses it to protect cyclists (similar to new Hoskin Ave design)