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OP-ED: Road Safety for All — What’s Not to Like?

In contrast to past battles, opponents of the extension of bike lanes further west on Bloor are facing a City Council that has strongly supported complete streets


By Albert Koehl and Roger Morier, road safety advocates and members of the We Belong on Bloor campaign of Community Bikeways. There’s nothing new about NIMBY-ists circling their wagons to bleat about new public infrastructure that causes minor inconvenience to their way of life but delivers major benefits to many others. What’s new about a recent example in Etobicoke is the unified response by City Council to the NIMBY group. At issue this time around is not a neighbourhood multiplex or a... Read more

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