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Toronto’s Weekly Carnage: 4 Dead

About Toronto’s Weekly Carnage:
Toronto’s Weekly Carnage is inspired by NYC’s Streetsblog Weekly Carnage feature. The aim of this series of posts is to bring attention to the death and destruction wrought by automobiles and an auto-centric culture. Pursuing policies promoting walking, cycling and public transit could help reduce the carnage.



Two Serious Crashes Put Several In Hospital

A pair of major crashes has left two people fighting for life in hospital and several others with serious injuries.

Man Charged After Officer Hit With Car

Police have laid a slew of serious charges against a man accused of hitting an officer with his vehicle.

QEW westbound shut at Burlington

All westbound lanes of the QEW are closed at Highway 403 in Burlington after a car struck and killed a pedestrian

Fail To Remain Collision Involving Cyclist

The witnesses state the pick-up truck approached the intersection of Old School Road and Torbram Road, failed to stop at the stop sign and collided with a cyclist on the roadway.

Pedestrian Killed in Hamilton Accident

A female pedestrian was struck and killed by a car on Highway 6 north of Hamilton Sunday night. The driver says the woman just appeared out of nowhere and it was impossible to stop.

Fatal Accident Shuts Down Portion Of Westbound QEW

A fatal accident has shut down the Niagara-bound QEW at the westbound 403. OPP said a woman from the Stoney Creek area, believed to be in her early 50s, was hit by a pick-up truck just before 4am Thursday while walking along the highway.

Woman Dies After Car Crash, Fire Near St. Clair

A woman was killed after a dump truck struck the car she and her sister were travelling in on Thursday afternoon.

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: Rubble territory

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NEWS: A Complete List of Bloor Bike Lane Articles

After 4 decades (!) of Toronto considering the possibility of bike lanes on Bloor, Toronto City Council overwhelmingly voted (38-3) in favour of a 1 year pilot to collect data and evaluate a 2 km stretch of Bloor with bikelanes. I think a lot of people were surprised at just how lopsided the vote was… […]

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Thanks to Biking Toronto Sponsors

Just a quick post to mention and thank the current sponsors of Biking Toronto who have been generous enough to partner with the site  to help keep this website moving forward. Pay them a visit today, they believe in biking in Toronto. Singer Kwinter‘s goal is to help riders understand their rights.  Named one of Canada’s top […]

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OH YEAH! Bloor bike lanes finally get the go ahead in Toronto

With a vote of 38-3 (!!!), City Council has approved a 1-year pilot of bike lanes on Bloor St! Bike Lanes are finally a reality on Bloor St. After years of campaigns and debate, city council voted 38-3 in favour of a pilot project that will see cycling infrastructure installed between Shaw St. and Avenue […]

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OH YEAH! Suburban Etobicoke councillor changes vote on Bloor bike lanes to a ‘yes’

More proof that politicians who actually take time to understand the issues are, in fact, better politician. “Riding it, you do realize a separate bike lane is infinitely safer than riding with traffic,” Campbell said. The councillor was leaning toward voting against the pilot project before his daughter started texting him, praising the bike lane […]