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WHAAAAT?  Rob Ford endorses cycling event

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Guess what Cycle Toronto received in the mail?  A signed "congratulations" from Councillor, and former Mayor Rob Ford (yes, that Rob Ford) on their Coldest Day of the Year Ride, coming up on Jan. … [Read more...]

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INFRASTRUCTURE: What the West Toronto Railpath extension will look like

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The extension of the West Toronto Railpath hasn't exactly been on the radar over the last little while as city staff were in the midst of an extensive Environmental Assessment of the route of Phase 2. … [Read more...]

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INFRASTRUCTURE: Study Finds Sharrows Don’t Make Streets Safer

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Sharrows.  Painted bicycle symbols that do nothing to make roads safer.  Cities install them (and count them as bicycle infrastructure) when they want to look like they're doing something.  Anyone who … [Read more...]

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INFRASTRUCTURE: Plan in the works to redesign King Street — and quickly

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Huge props to Toronto Chief Planner Jennifer Keesmaat for embracing the experiences and knowledge from other cities who have done this quickly and successfully.  The vision calls for space for bikes, … [Read more...]

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MUST READ: In our system you can kill a cyclist, pay $500

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A must read piece in the Star about how the recent travesty of justice in the Tom Samson case is just the tip of the iceberg.  Most drivers who kill someone with their car pay a few hundred bucks in … [Read more...]

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OH YEAH: Toronto’s Chief Planner talks bikes

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An interesting short interview by Dandyhorse with Jennifer Keesmaat.  I've quoted below some of the bicycle-related stuff. If we can get the minimum grid endorsed by City Council it would be a way of … [Read more...]

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OLD MAN YELLS AT CLOUD: Bike lanes make no sense in winter

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Today in humour:  A driver gets ranty that bikelanes exist, because anything in his way is evil.  His rationale is that because less cyclists use bikelanes in the winter, they shouldn't exist.   I … [Read more...]

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TONIGHT! Bikelanes Mean Business!

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TONIGHT!  Learn about how safer streets for cyclists create conditions that hugely benefit businesses on those streets! Thursday, January 14; 7 PM Ciro's House of Imported Bier Address: 1316 … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Humanity ‘disgusted’ by sentence in Tom Samson case

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There's a HUGE problem with these stories, and that it marks off and confines the disgust to "Toronto Cyclists".  How about "People who value human life"? I often feel the media, in pursuit of easy … [Read more...]

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OH YEAH! Shirt Sale Extended to Thurs, Jan. 14

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Sale extended to Thurs, Jan. 14th! 15% Off to Start the Year off Right There’s no better way to start the year than by getting  bike shirts for 15% off.  Our online supplier of Spreadshirt, … [Read more...]

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