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Queens Quay Revitalization Environmental Assessment Completed – Final Comment by Jan 26

Posted on January 13, 2010

Waterfront Toronto, in partnership with the City of Toronto, completed a Class Environmental Assessment (EA) Study for the revitalization of Queens Quay in Toronto’s central waterfront. The purpose of the study was to create a plan for Queens Quay that successfully accommodates the various users – pedestrians, transit, cyclists, automobiles, recreational – while enhancing landscape and the public realm; and to develop and evaluate a number of alternative solutions and design concepts for pedestrian, transit, cycling, and automobile improvements along Queens Quay.

Fort York Pedestrian and Cycle Bridge Environment Assessment Completed – Final Comment by Feb 8

Posted on January 13, 2010

In August 2008, the City of Toronto initiated a Class Environmental Assessment Study for a pedestrian and cycle route/bridge over the railway corridors north of Fort York. This bridge is intended to provide a key link between Stanley Park to the north and the western area of the Fort York grounds to the south, improving connections to the waterfront.

The Toronto Star: No comparing Toronto, Denmark

Posted on December 12, 2009

TCAT’s Nancy Smith Lea has responded to a recent article by the Toronto Star on cycling in Denmark versus cycling in Toronto. Read the full response here.

The Toronto Star: Denmark cycles in future, while Toronto ‘lags behind’

Posted on December 12, 2009

TCAT’s Fred Sztabinski was featured in a recent Toronto Star article on cycling in Denmark versus cycling in Toronto. Read the full report here.

The Strand: Completing Toronto’s streets

Posted on October 15, 2009

TCAT’s Nancy Smith Lea was featured in The Strand’s article on Complete Streets. Read the full article here.

Torontoist: Complete Streets

Posted on September 30, 2009

Val Dodge, a volunteer on the newly created Complete Streets Campaign Committee, a joint initiative of the Toronto Coalition for Active Transportation and Toronto Cyclists Union has written an article on Complete Streets. Read the full article here.  

Harvey Kallas Collections Magazine: Bike Lanes Good for Us, Our City, and the Bottom Line

Posted on June 25, 2009

An article written by TCAT’s Nancy Smith Lea is featured in the current issue of Harvey Kallas Collections Magazine. Read the full article here.

CityNews: Mayor supports more bike lanes, as new bike parking facility unveiled at Union Station.

Posted on May 26, 2009

TCAT’s Nancy Smith Lea was featured in a recent CityNews article on bike lanes. “…there’s no war between cyclists and drivers. This is simply about giving cyclists more options on the road. What we’re talking about is re-allocating public space and people really need options.” Read the full article here.

CityNews: Bloor and Danforth bike lane proposal sparks controversy

Posted on May 20, 2009

“Cyclists need direct routes just like everybody else does.”  TCAT’s Nancy Smith Lea is interviewed in a recent article by CityNews about the need for bike lanes on Bloor Street and Danforth Avenue. Read the full article here.