Dandyhorse: Pride and privilege on Bloor

Albert Koehl’s Dandyhorse article features highlights from the recent panel discussion about the History and Future of Bike Lanes on Bloor.

“Although opposition from merchants is dropping — only 41% oppose the bike lane while 53% are in favour (6% are neutral) — the issue usually gets as much attention as complaints about car travel times. The decline in merchant opposition is likely the result of a number of studies by TCAT beginning in 2009. Smith Lea, TCAT director, recalled that she was initially “shocked” at the numbers from their Bloor-Annex parking study: a mere 10% of shoppers arrive by car.”

Read full article here.


Posted On: February 27, 2017