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VISION ZERO: Drivers who kill or injure pedestrians, cyclists often avoid criminal charges

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The driver who ran a red light in Scarborough and killed cyclist Edouard Le Blanc received a $700 fine and was handed six demerit points. “Justice is not being served, not for the victims, … [Read more...]

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

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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...]

INFRASTRUCTURE: How Bike Lanes Get Installed in Toronto

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...]