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VISION ZERO: 5 cities Toronto could copy to improve road safety


Sixteen pedestrians have been killed on Toronto streets in 2016. That's 16 more people than John Tory would like. His aim is to bring those pedestrian fatalities to a halt, with zero by … [Read more...]

VISION ZERO: ‘We’re asking our politicians to act': Victims of Toronto’s deadly streets call for change


I'm devastated just reading this article.  I would've been a mess at the press conference.  Shame on politicians who think *any* death on our streets for the sake of speedy travel by cars is … [Read more...]

INFRASTRUCTURE: How Bike Lanes Get Installed in Toronto


TL;DR - There's a ton of red tape. Hayward-Gulati says the City uses a design guidebook called the Ontario Traffic Manual when planning new roadways. The guide defines the dimensions, signage, and … [Read more...]

EVENT: Sat, June 18 – Scarborough Cycles Bike Hub Launch

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Date: Sat. Jun. 18 Time: 12 pm – 2 pm Where: Scarborough Cycles Bike Hub at AccessPoint (Danforth and Vic Park) Join us to celebrate our new community bicycle hub! Events include: bike … [Read more...]

VISION ZERO: Friends and family of road violence victims call for end to traffic fatalities and serious injuries


Friends and family of road violence victims gathered at Nathan Phillips Square to call on City Council for an end to traffic-related fatalities and severe injuries. Council is set to vote on the new … [Read more...]

INFRASTRUCTURE: How Council Likes Bike Lane Plans More than Bike Lanes


On the surface, the [new 10-year cycling network] plan appears to be a healthy step forward for cycling in Toronto. After a rocky series of events for the Bloor bike lane pilot project, the 10-year … [Read more...]

VISION ZERO: Mayor John Tory responds to criticism by embracing Vision Zero road safety plan


For a guy who doesn't bike often, he sure is backpedaling furiously...  although let's note that he's not offering a date as a goal. Toronto’s new road safety plan has gone from “Zero Vision” … [Read more...]

VISION ZERO: Victim of Toronto’s deadly streets speaks out


If you get hit by a car as a cyclist or as a pedestrian, the phone in your pocket is likely worth more than your life.  That's messed up. “If I never got on my bike again, they would have won,” … [Read more...]

VISION ZERO: Toronto needs to plan around pedestrians, not drivers


It's not about bad drivers.  It's not about bad pedestrians.  It's not about bad cyclists. It's about a badly planned system.  A system that causes death. “The thing that strikes me the most … [Read more...]

VISION ZERO: New York City’s Vision Zero program sets strong example for Toronto


Lessons from NYC, where their comprehensive Vision Zero campaign is seeing big results just a couple of years in... in 2015 New York saw the fewest deaths on their streets since they started keeping … [Read more...]