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From the Star: Police do it. EMS workers and bylaw officers do it. But the city wants more of its employees to use sustainable transportation on the job. That’s why Toronto’s Smart Commute office has set up a bike-sharing program where employees can sign out two wheels instead of four from Toronto’s fleet if they [...]
Cyclist takes city to labour board, claiming roads are unsafe workplace for those who bike for a living. From the Star: Ten years ago, bike courier Wayne Scott won an epic battle against Revenue Canada. His arguments persuaded the Federal Court of Appeal to rule that bike couriers could claim food as a fuel expense [...]
A Toronto Police officer who parked his cruiser in a bike lane to get his lunch is getting no love from his superiors, who are coming down hard on his “stupid” and “unacceptable” actions. On Sunday,the Sun witnessed a city cop sitting inside the Grillway Cafe, at Runnymede Rd. and Annette St., while his cruiser [...]
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What’s on this week: View more than the next week on the BikingToronto Events Page. 20091123 20091123 Nov 23 6:30pm-8:30pmComplete Streets Update Public Meeting Streets designed for living? Where all users are not just considered but required in the design and redesign of our streets? That’s what we’re calling for with the Complete Streets Campaign! [...]
Happy Friday to you. Here’s all the New stuff! Bikelane Parking Action Alert The Toronto Cyclists Union has a campaign going now to not only increase the amount of the fine someone gets for parking in a bikelane, but also to get parking enforcement officers to pay attention to bikelane parkers more: Lend your voice [...]
A CUPE local in Ottawa has negotiated a bicycling travel allowance: Members of CUPE 3942 who work as mental health and social services workers at the Ottawa Salus Corporation have bargained what is a first for a CUPE Local: a bicycling travel allowance. A section of the Local’s Collective Agreement that deals with expenses now [...]
The Toronto Cyclists Union has a campaign going now to not only increase the amount of the fine someone gets for parking in a bikelane, but also to get parking enforcement officers to pay attention to bikelane parkers more: Lend your voice in support of added enforcement for parking/stopping in bike lane infractions, and to [...]
Great post from The Urban Country about some previously unreleased details about the Bixi public bike system that Toronto is getting next year: Photo by James D. Schwartz / The Urban Country After a successful launch in Montreal last May, BIXI has served more than 1 million users – an amazing accomplishment for its first [...]
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