Category Archives: Toronto

Days numbered for York University GO Station

York University GO Station was my local train station for many years.  But for most of that time, I never used it because it was only served by two trains per weekday, which were not at useful times for me. … Continue reading

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Richmond-Adelaide cycle track review

In November 2011, City of Toronto council voted to introduce separated bicycle lanes on Richmond Street, Adelaide Street, Simcoe Street and Peter Street, creating a continuous network of bicycle routes through the core of the city.  Prior to the Richmond-Adelaide bicycle … Continue reading

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Queen’s Quay Boulevard Cycle Track: Reconciling cyclists and pedestrians

Last week I gave a quick overview of the new Queens Quay Boulevard bicycle path, which has been completed between Spadina Avenue and Bay Street in Toronto.  It is a joy to ride, being laterally separated from motor traffic as well as … Continue reading

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Queen’s Quay Boulevard Cycle Track: Introducing Toronto’s new waterfront boulevard

On Friday June 19th 2015, Queens Quay Boulevard was officially re-opened.  Through years of design, consultation and construction, the street was transformed from an ordinary road to a grand boulevard. The project, led by Waterfront Toronto, was to completely redesign the central … Continue reading

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Review: Shaw Street Bicycle Lanes – Toronto

Toronto Bicycle Route 29 runs north-south from the Waterfront Trail to Davenport Road, along Shaw Street and Strachan Avenue. With a length of 5 km, it is the longest north-south bicycle route in the city centre. Shaw street was one-way … Continue reading

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