Bike Lanes, On-Street Parking and Business: A Study of Danforth Avenue in Toronto’s Danforth Neighbourhood

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In the winter term of 2014 (Jan-Apr), TCAT acted as the client for an Advanced Urban and Regional Planning Studio class at Ryerson University. The study that the Ryerson students conducted on TCAT’s behalf resulted in the report Bike Lanes, On-Street Parking and Business: A Study of Danforth Avenue in Toronto’s Danforth Neighbourhood.

This research report was designed to both replicate and extend the research methodology used for TCAT’s previous reports: Bike Lanes, On-Street Parking and Business: A Study of Bloor Street in Toronto’s Annex Neighbourhood and Bike Lanes, On-Street Parking and Business Year 2 Report: A Study of Bloor Street in Toronto’s Bloor West Village. The Danforth was chosen as an ideal study area to complement TCAT’s previous studies since it comprises the eastern section of the same street, and has both similarities to the Bloor Annex and Bloor West Village, as well as some distinct characteristics.

The report was released on August 21, 2014 and again, with amendments, on May 21, 2015. The PDF is available for download (below).

A summary of the findings:

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