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New bike lane proposals up for discussion at Toronto city hall

Toronto's Public Works Committee meets to discuss proposals to create more bike lanes

A cyclist rides on a downtown bike lane.
Photo: Paul Chiasson/THE CANADIAN PRESS

Toronto's Public Works Committee meets Wednesday at City Hall to discuss proposals to create more bike lanes.

Routes that will be considered include downtown thoroughfares, like Richmond Street, between York and Bathurst Streets and Adelaide Street, between Simcoe and Bathurst Streets.

The proposed project has an estimated cost of $400,000.

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  1. franklin posted on 05/14/2014 09:33 AM
    C.mon.The city has road-pinting pick-ups which can surely paint a km an hour, just for the cost of paint and a driver, possibly with a helper. Not $400,000.
  2. Karl Burgin posted on 05/14/2014 11:06 AM
    Here we go again...
  3. spicygarage posted on 05/14/2014 11:49 AM
    Disconnected groups of roads only reach their full utility when they connect into a complete network.

    Disconnected groups of rapid transit lines only reach their full utility when they connect into a complete network.

    Disconnected groups of bike lanes only reach their full utility when they connect into a complete network. The current bike-lane map looks like someone took a giant eraser to it, leaving a dozen unconnected small groups of lanes. We need to connect those islands.
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