A Toronto cyclist alleges she was almost hit by Police Chief Bill Blair’s SUV after it swerved into a bike lane.
Meghan Orlinski was biking to class at Ryerson University Wednesday around 12 p.m. When she crossed the intersection at University Avenue and College Street and noticed a large black SUV encroaching on the bike lane.
Orlinski says she was twice forced to swerve when the large vehicle veered into the bike lane.
ELSEWHERE: bike lane protection style from China: the low fence: Here in the United States, designers of bike-friendly streets probably don't spend enough time talking about the biggest of the world's great bike countries: China."I'm a big fan of the low fences used in Beijing and other Chinese cities," reader Charlie writes, pointing us to the photo above. "They are modular and easy to install, yet quite effective."More: A bike lane protection style...
ELSEWHERE: Why don’t more African-Americans ride bicycles?:
From the states, but equally applicable here?
It took a week in Copenhagen for Albus Brooks to start thinking seriously about bicycling.The Denver city councilman, 35, had never owned a bike. By the time he headed home from a study tour in Denmark last month, he knew those days were over."We biked every day, so I found myself, on a personal point, increasingly happy," Brooks said, l...
OH YEAH: Cargo Bikes: The New Minivan:
Great article by Chris Bruntlett of Modacity about the exploding cargo bike market
Vancouver’s cargo bike market remains quite small, but growing as our bike network improves. “Many retailers have been hesitant to stock them, because of their size and infrequent sales. However, with much higher interest and more options available, conditions are shifting, and cargo bikes are now starting ...