The City of Toronto today announced the major weekend road closures for ActiveTO and also highlighted other routes that will be available for people to safely get outside for exercise on Saturday, July 24 and Sunday, July 25.
ActiveTO locations this weekend will include:
- Lake Shore Boulevard East (eastbound lanes), between Leslie Street and Kew Beach Avenue;
- Bayview Avenue, from Lawren Harris Square to Rosedale Valley Road, and River Street, between Bayview Avenue and Spruce Street;
- Lake Shore Boulevard West (eastbound lanes), between British Columbia Road and Stadium Road; and
- The Meadoway in Scarborough (Brimley Road to Scarborough Golf Club Road); and
- roads within High Park.
ActiveTO routes are open to people on bikes and pedestrians. Residents planning to use ActiveTO routes or visit High Park are asked to access them by bike or on foot due to limited nearby parking and no available on-site parking.
City staff actively monitor traffic congestion around ActiveTO closures to help keep vehicles moving and people safe. Drivers are reminded to plan their trips in advance to avoid all vehicle closures, if possible, and consider using a wayfinding app to understand detours and travel times.
ActiveTO was designed in response to COVID-19 to provide more space for people to practise physical distancing while outside, support the overall wellbeing of residents and to quickly connect and expand Toronto’s cycling network by installing safe, separated, temporary bike routes that mirror major transit lines.
Bike Share Toronto stations are available along ActiveTO routes. Download the PBSC app to get started.
A detailed Backgrounder, including spring traffic data and cycling and pedestrian counts is available.
More information about ActiveTO, including the new ActiveTO Bayview Cycling Corridor, is available at toronto.ca/ActiveTO.
View maps and details for available paths and trails.
Learn more about cycling in Toronto by visiting toronto.ca/Cycling.
SOURCE City of Toronto