Five things we learned from Toronto’s cycle track pilots

Nicholas Sanderson
Mar 1 · 4 min read

What are they?

Looking north on Simcoe Street — cycle track protected by planters, wands and dividers

1. They make cycling popular

2. They make streets significantly safer

3. Even drivers prefer them

4. Pedestrians need greater protection, city-wide

5. Cycling is a quick and cost-effective boost to transport capacity

Nicholas Sanderson

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Urban Planning and Transportation policy consultant and advising on communications. New to Toronto.

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