Steven Farber in the U of T News – U of T researchers play important role in City of Toronto’s Bloor Street bike lane evaluation
Toronto City Council will decide the fate of the Bloor Street bike lanes on Nov. 7.
The lanes – running from Shaw Street to Avenue Road – were installed as a pilot project to encourage more Torontonians to get on their bikes.
Experts from all over the city, including the University of Toronto, contributed to a massive and thorough evaluation of the bike lanes – looking at everything from safety to how the lanes affected local business. ..