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Oct. 4: New in the BikingToronto Forum

Myth and Reality of Cycling and Safety

Posted: 03 Oct 2009 02:40 PM PDT

Great article from RaiseTheHammer.org: Myth and Reality of Cycling and Safety Too much of the car-vs-bicycle debate is overrun by myths and rank misinformation. Myth: Cyclists don’t pay for the roads… Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

Yonge St. Bike Lane Ribbon Cutting – Tues, Sept 29th @ 11:30am

Posted: 03 Oct 2009 09:38 AM PDT

Oooh, that is not good news about cars parked in the bikelane. … Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

Advertising on the Forum

Posted: 03 Oct 2009 09:34 AM PDT

The BikingToronto Forum runs advertising. This is to cover the costs of running and hosting the site. A portion of all revenue received via advertising goes to the BikingToronto Fund, which gives mon… Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

Yonge St. Bike Lane Ribbon Cutting – Tues, Sept 29th @ 11:30am

Posted: 03 Oct 2009 07:46 AM PDT

I biked this the day after the opening. It was full of cars from the hotel parked in it. Apparently the hotel driveway wasn’t enough. We can paint lines on the road, but we need better enforcement to … Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

Cycling’s Enemy is not the Car

Posted: 03 Oct 2009 06:58 AM PDT

@lock – I agree but I think perhaps my (or rather the original author’s) choice of the word ‘idiot’ is the problem. I think for the majority it isn’t a problem of intelligence but of a willingness to … Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

Wheels of love turn slow but true

Posted: 03 Oct 2009 06:26 AM PDT

Cute piece in The Star. Note that the writer’s name is almost “lonely”: Wheels of love turn slow but true Oct 03, 2009 04:30 AM Sydney Loney Special to the Star When Barry Fraser met Karen Robock fo… Click to read more in the Forum >>>…

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MAPS! Helping cyclists avoid smoggy routes in Toronto and Montreal

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

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