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    Cyclist and Driver Education

    Posted: 10 Sep 2009 06:36 PM PDT

    That first lady could have been in Fargo :) I am curious about the Chicago municipal bylaws protecting cyclists – particularly requiring motorists to yield to cyclists on right turns and allotting 3 f… Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

    Cyclist and Driver Education

    Posted: 10 Sep 2009 06:07 PM PDT

    “In ChiKAgo, we share the road” Great video, it looks like they got their everyday cyclist interviews from some public event. I was at the CNE where our Armed Forces were showing off tanks and guns an… Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

    Cyclist and Driver Education

    Posted: 10 Sep 2009 05:44 PM PDT

    I might suggest that police education is important as well (though I can’t say one way or another whether our police are well educated relative to cycling). Regardless, it looks like Chicago also thin… Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

    Cyclist and Driver Education

    Posted: 10 Sep 2009 04:28 PM PDT

    lOCk… well, the testing to get your driver’s license is supposed to evaluate your road intelligence… unfortunately it seems that many rules are forgotten or dismissed after testing is done. Adding… Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

    Chris Chopik Spreads His Message By Strida

    Posted: 10 Sep 2009 04:24 PM PDT

    Via Globe and Mail: Talk about the medium being the message. Chris Chopik, the quixotic Green Party candidate running in next week’s Ontario by-election to replace Michael Bryant, gets around the St… Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

    Cyclist and Driver Education

    Posted: 10 Sep 2009 04:02 PM PDT

    A drivers license is NOT an intelligence test… HELLO???? … Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

    Cyclist and Driver Education

    Posted: 10 Sep 2009 02:02 PM PDT

    I would say that I hear, “Get off the road!” at least 3 times a week. That, or I’ll get a honk from behind and see someone frantically waving their arms for me to move over… I’m guessing on top of t… Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

    Cyclist and Driver Education

    Posted: 10 Sep 2009 01:43 PM PDT

    Classic example: While it has never happened to me I’ve heard many friends being told by drivers to “Get on the sidewalk!” which is illegal. People of similar mindset to those yelling often post “and … Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

    Cyclist and Driver Education

    Posted: 10 Sep 2009 01:14 PM PDT

    The Varsity has an article about the lack of educational information leading to accidents between cyclists and drivers: Government to blame for bumpy ride Lack of safety information is the main reaso… Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

    City Council to discuss lowering speed limits to 30 km/h

    Posted: 10 Sep 2009 08:32 AM PDT

    My gut tells me that cars traveling at slower speeds would be able to better respond to and avoid collisions and in turn, cause less death. It’s nice to see statistics to back up common sense. … Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

    City Council to discuss lowering speed limits to 30 km/h

    Posted: 10 Sep 2009 08:26 AM PDT

    Great idea to lower the speed limits – at least in the downtown core. Much of the time it will be meaningless anyway given the speed at which traffic is able to move, but still a nice gesture. In this… Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

    City Council to discuss lowering speed limits to 30 km/h

    Posted: 10 Sep 2009 07:58 AM PDT

    Bill Saundercook (co-chair of the Pedestrian Committee) is proposing lowering limits to 30 km/h to make things safer for pedestrians, as well as having a pilot project in front of Union Station with t… Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

    Searching for a Compromise between Bikes and Cars

    Posted: 10 Sep 2009 07:50 AM PDT

    Bike war or class war? I’ve lost friends as “col­lateral damage” in a war that badly needs peace The car is quintessentially top-down: it’s about status, speed, steel, ego, privacy, convenience, the … Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

    Searching for a Compromise between Bikes and Cars

    Posted: 10 Sep 2009 07:49 AM PDT

    Cycle of conflict It’s a safe bet that every cyclist’s mind flew to an encounter of his or her own on learning of courier’s death I don’t know if, as some say, Sheppard died because he was a cyclist…. Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

    Winnipeg starts its own Ciclovia

    Posted: 10 Sep 2009 05:05 AM PDT

    Winnipeg becomes the first canadian city to adopt Ciclovia! It’s time to take to the streets Winnipeg! On Sunday, September 13 from 8am until 6pm, the entire north side of Broadway will be closed t… Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

    What We Wear When Cycling in Toronto

    Posted: 10 Sep 2009 05:01 AM PDT

    Fantastic post Duncan! … Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

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