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Public Open House
Public Open House
Shaw St. "Contra Flow" Bicycle Lanes
Shaw St. "Fluxo Contra" Ciclovia
We invite you to a Public Open House and walk, to discuss plans
to install a bike route on Shaw Street, between the existing
Davenport bicycle lanes and a connection to the "West Toronto
Railpath (South Section Phase 2)" which is currently being
planned.
Date: Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m contra flow bicycle lane
walk (meet at Bob Abate front doors)
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Public Open House
Location Bob Abate Community Centre Gymnasium
485 Montrose Ave (at Bloor Street)
Data: terça-feira, 19 Fevereiro, 2013
Hora: 5:30 - 6 da tarde caminhada ao longo Montrose
ciclovia fluxo de contra com o pessoal da City
(reunir-se nas portas principais no centro Bob
Abate)
6:00 -8:00 da noite Reunião Communitária
Localização: Centro Communitário Bob Abate (No Ginásio)
485 Montrose Ave (na Bloor Street)
Background
In an effort to improve cycling conditions in Toronto's downtown
west end, the "West End Bikeways" cycling network planning project was launched in the fall of 2008.
The goal was to talk to local area residents, and use local knowledge to identify cycling routes for
infrastructure projects that could be completed in 2009 and 2010.
In May 2008 and August 5, 2009 Toronto City Council approved the installation of a "contra flow"
bicycle lane on Shaw Street, from Dundas Street West to Harbord Street, and from Barton Avenue
to Dupont Street. In order to create a connected cycling route, shared lane road markings called
"sharrows" would also be installed.
We Want to Hear From You:
Queremos Sua Participação:
If you are unable to attend the public event, you
can still get involved by reviewing information
available online and contacting Transportation
Services:
Se você não puder attender o evento público,
ainda pode se envolver pela revisão das
informações disponíveis on-line e/ou entrar em
contato com Serviços de Transporte da Cidade:
Transportation Services
Cycling Infrastructure & Programs
100 Queen St W, City Hall,
22nd Floor East Tower
Toronto, ON M5H 2N2
24 hr voicemail: 416-338-1066
Fax: 416-392-4808
E-mail: [email protected]
If you would like to contact the office of Councillor Mike Layton please phone Ashley Da Silva at 416-392-4010
or e-mail [email protected] Se desejar contatar o escritório de Verador Mike Layton, por favor contatar
Ashley Da Silva 416-392-4010 ou por e-mail [email protected]
www.toronto.ca/cycling/shaw
What is a "Contra Flow" Bicycle Lane?
Shaw Street is currently one-way southbound, between
Dundas Street West and Dupont Street. No road users are
permitted to travel northbound on this section of Shaw
Street.
The installation of a "contra flow" bicycle lane will provide
cyclists with a space where they may legally cycle
northbound. Because the "contra-flow" bicycle lane is for
the restricted use of bicycles only, Shaw will become a twoway street for bicycles. Because motor vehicles are not
permitted to drive in the bicycle lane, Shaw street will
continue to be one-way southbound for motorists.
"Contra-flow" bicycle lanes exist in many
neighbourhoods in Toronto. An example
of an installed west-end "contra-flow"
bicycle lane that is in use is on Montrose Avenue,
between Harbord Street and Bloor Street West.
A "contra flow" bicycle lane, will make Shaw St.
a 2-way street for bicycles
between Dundas St. W and Dupont St.
What is a "Sharrow"?
"Sharrow" markings are used in shared lanes to indicate the
ideal cyclist position in the lane (away from the curb and
parked cars) and to remind drivers to share the road.
Sharrows are marked on the roadway with two white
chevrons and a bicycle symbol. Sharrows do not include a
diamond symbol. The diamond marking for "reserved
lanes" is used in bicycle lanes.
Parking on Shaw Street
The installation of bicycle lanes and sharrows on Shaw St.
will not affect the number of on-street parking spots
available.
Where a contra-flow bicycle lane is being installed, between
Dundas St. West and Dupont St permit parking must be
maintained on one side of the street, and will no longer "flip"
Shaw St "Fluxo Contra" Ciclovia
Example of how "sharrow" markings will look,
between Dundas St. W and Queen St. W
Nós convidamos você a uma reuniao e caminhada pública para discutir os planos para instalar um
percurso de bicicleta na Shaw Street, entre as pistas de bicicleta existentes na Davenport e uma conexão
com o "West Toronto Railpath (Sul Fase Seção 2)", que está em atual sendo planeado.
Informação
Em Maio de 2008 e 05 de Agosto de 2009, O Conselho Municipal de Toronto aprovou a instalação de um
"fluxo contra" ciclovia na Shaw Street, de Dundas Street West até Harbord Street, e de Barton Avenue até
Dupont Street.
Para criar uma rota de ciclismo ligado, marcações na estrada de pista comum que se chama "sharrows"
também serão instalados "Contra-fluxo" ciclovias existem em muitas áreas de Toronto. um exemplo existe na
West-End. Aqui, "contra-fluxo" ciclovia que está em uso na Montrose, entre Harbord Street e Bloor Street
West.
Estacionamento Na Shaw St
A instalação de ciclovias e "sharrows" na St. Shaw não afetará o número de lugares disponíveis de
estacionamento na rua.
For more information:
www.toronto.ca/cycling/shaw
Information at the open house will be collected in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. With the
exception of personal information, all comments will become part of the public record.
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