Globe and Mail: Pilot project for bike lanes on Bloor Street could open by summer

The Globe and Mail’s Oliver Moore interviewed TCAT Director Nancy Smith Lea about TCAT’s past and current research studying the travel behaviour and economic impact of bike lanes on Bloor Street.

“A push to gather data about the effects of the lanes, research funded by the Metcalf Foundation and the local business improvement areas, would also inform efforts to roll out bike infrastructure more broadly. The research would look at updating an earlier study, which showed that only a small minority of shoppers along parts of Bloor arrived by car, far fewer than merchants believed. And it would try to measure what impact the bike lanes would have on economic activity along the street.”

Read the full article here.

Posted On: March 8, 2016