Tag: Danforth

Patios, bike lanes and parklets: How COVID-19 may actually save Toronto’s main streets

August 29, 2020 By Tessa Kalinowski, YorkRegion.com The pandemic has broken Laura Sellors’s hungry heart. She loves the city’s food scene and has watched with dismay as the restaurant industry, an underpinning of main street life in Toronto, struggles under the COVID-19 closure and restricted openings. “The reality is there will be tons of vacancies across main… Read more »

Toronto City Council approves CaféTO plan to safely increase and quickly expand outdoor dining space for local restaurants and bars

June 29, 2020 The City of Toronto announced today that the CaféTO report, which directs the City to take quick action and make way for additional safe outdoor dining spaces for local restaurants and bars, was unanimously approved with amendments by Toronto City Council. It’s expected the first CaféTO locations will be in place on… Read more »

Toronto City Council approves 40 km of expanded and accelerated bike routes for ActiveTO

Toronto City Council today approved expanding and accelerating a total of 40 kilometres of the city’s cycling network as part of Toronto’s ActiveTO program. This initiative includes approximately 25 kilometres of new bikeways along with the final approval and acceleration of 15-kilomtres of cycling routes previously planned for this year, for a total of approximately… Read more »