A study published this year by the Centre for Active Transportation looked at the economic impact of putting pilot bike lanes on Bloor. Its conclusion: “Monthly customer spending and number of customers served by merchants both increased on Bloor Street during the pilot.” In other words, a safe cycling environment and a flourishing commercial strip can go hand in hand.
Have your say on the future of downtown Yonge by visiting the city’s brief “Yonge Tomorrow” survey. Survey closes Dec. 6.
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