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May 30: Toronto’s Weekly Carnage

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.


1994 Corolla Takes Out Mercedes And BMW After Crashing Into Auto Dealership

Officials at Auto City on Power St. in the Richmond and Parliament area are totaling their losses Tuesday, after the driver of a 1994 Toyota Corolla was clipped by another car and careened right through the window of the dealership during the afternoon ru

Star: Cyclist hit by car

The impact of the collision sent the man flying into the windshield of the car, which was cracked but did not shatter.

Cyclist Struck At Parliament And Lakeshore

A cyclist has been hit at the corner of Parliament and Lake Shore, prompting the closure of the downtown intersection.

Ten-Year-Old Cyclist Struck

A 10-year-old boy made out better than his bike did after reportedly being hit by a car near Queen and Woodbine.

Weekend crashes kill 2, seriously injure 4 others

Two teens are dead and four people seriously injured in accidents around the GTA yesterday.

Cyclist dies from injuries

The cyclist was eastbound on Eglinton Avenue West, just west of Avenue Road, when the occupant of a parked car opened the driver’s side door.

Cyclist dies after hitting opening car door

A 57 year-old male cyclist was killed today after a collision with an opening car door hurled him into oncoming traffic. He was the city’s 20th traffic fatality this year.

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TRUTH: The business of bikes and parking

Click on through to Spacing to see the full infographic. There has been some debate about whether bike lanes on Bloor would hurt or harm businesses. Spacing is republishing this infographic from our Fall 2014 issue to help inform the discussion. View Full Graphic: INFOGRAPHIC: The business of bikes and parking – Spacing Toronto

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VIDEO: A DIY repair shop created by students for students

A great video introduction to U of T’s BikeChain from Global News (except there’s an ad that runs before it): ‘Bikechain’ was created in 2005 as a student project serving the University of Toronto student community. This DIY bicycle repair shop is based out of the St. George campus and is open to everyone on […]

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MAPS! Helping cyclists avoid smoggy routes in Toronto and Montreal

  Amazing tool!  Played with it a long time.  Very telling that when you turn off the street map, high pollution levels still indicate where roads (and especially highways and the airport) are, and where the ravines (without highways) are. It is essentially a Google Map with an extra layer representing the average concentration of […]

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OH YEAH! Get Biking Toronto Updates, Win A Shirt

This is on until midnight on Saturday, April 30th, 2016! If you’re a regular visitor to Biking Toronto, you may notice little asks for you to join the update list.  This list updates you about new things on the site (and then you decide what you want to click through and read).  There are over […]

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NEWS: Bloor Bike Lanes Pilot Should Be a Council No-Brainer. Here’s Why It’s Not. 

An excellent piece in Torontoist about why a bike lane pilot designed to collect data about benefits/detriments and overwhelming supported by the community is getting static from politicians: There really should have been little to no debate about this 2.5 kilometre bike lane pilot project running along Bloor Street West from Shaw Street to Avenue […]