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VISION ZERO: Toronto mayor vows quicker action on road safety after intense criticism

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It looks like Mayor Tory and Public Works Chair Jaye Robinson have started to realize you can't promise to end road deaths in Toronto and then only commit to reducing deaths 20% over 10 years. The … [Read more...]

VISION ZERO FAILURE: Toronto says “Let’s Save Lives”, but not too many, because cars are more important, mmmkay?

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Today in "politicians failing people spectacularly", the mayor and chair of public works, Jaye Robinson, who *literally* just said “There’s no level of fatalities that are acceptable and my vision is … [Read more...]

VISION ZERO: Why Metro is pushing to fix Toronto’s deadly streets

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In advance of an road safety announcement today by Councillor Jaye Robinson, chair of the Public Works Committee, Metro newspaper has started a series of stories about the high death toll of designing … [Read more...]

NEWS: Riskiest spots for pedestrians and cyclists get new rules in road-safety plan

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The strategy, in the works for over a year, aims to reduce the number of vulnerable road users killed and hurt on the city’s roads. “I think the stats speak for themselves. We can no longer ignore … [Read more...]

EVENT: Sat, June 18 – Yonge Loves Bike Ride

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  Ready to ride Yonge Street without the fear of being hit by a car? Join us on Saturday June 18th at 2:00pm at City Hall as we prepare to ride along Yonge St with the protection of a … [Read more...]

NEWS: 10 Year Cycling Network Plan passes Toronto City Council, with most major streets ignored.

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The 10 year cycling network plan passed Council today, unanimously, through a lot of compromise.  While east end councillors, (with the support of Cycle Toronto volunteers, business owners, business … [Read more...]

ELSEWHERE: Atlanta Puts ONE BILLION DOLLARS Towards Bike and Pedestrian Projects

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If you are wondering how Atlanta budgeting A BILLION DOLLARS over 25 years ($40 million/year) to make their city amazing stacks up against Toronto, our City Council will spend hours tomorrow wringing … [Read more...]

FAILURE: Police brag about 273 tickets over 5 days in bike lane parking crackdown

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Seriously?  How is 273 tickets over 5 days a success? Police added a dozen officers last week to focus *solely* on bike lane parking.  273 tickets over 5 days by 12 officers is 4.5 tickets per … [Read more...]

OH YEAH! The Danforth Loves Bikes (and wants bike lanes!)

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Over the past day, I've been taking and tweeting a few photos of *some* of the businesses on the Danforth (google map) who want the street to be better and safer by adding some bikelanes (which make … [Read more...]

MUST READ: All the collisions involving pedestrians and cyclists in just the last month

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NOW Magazine mapped the collisions involving cars and cyclists or pedestrians reported by police (and compiled by @StruckTOBot, covered in this blog post) in just May 2016. In just 1 month, 10 … [Read more...]