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NEWS: Toronto cyclists hold ‘die-in’ at Nathan Phillips Square

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Cyclists gathered at Nathan Phillips Square on Friday morning to protest three fatal collisions involving cyclists in the past several weeks. CBC's Linda Ward reported from the scene that cyclists … [Read more...]

NEWS: Adam Excell, cyclist killed in Toronto, mourned in Halifax

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Friends in Halifax will hold a memorial bike ride Saturday for Adam Excell, a former resident who died in an apparent hit-and-run in Toronto last weekend. Excell loved active living, photography … [Read more...]

NEWS: Toronto’s deadly streets: City must unite around safer roads

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Everyone is a pedestrian, but they never speak with one voice. That’s the message from Walk Toronto’s Dylan Reid, who’s calling for change in the wake of an alarming increase in road … [Read more...]

NEWS: Halifax cyclist Adam Excell, killed in Toronto accident, lived for the outdoors

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The 26-year-old was on his bike Saturday night, heading home from his latest camping trip in Pennsylvania, when he was struck and killed in a hit-and-run at the intersection of Avenue Rd. and … [Read more...]

NEWS: Downtown Toronto to get more separated bike lanes

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A recommendation to extend separated bike lanes on downtown Richmond and Adelaide Sts. breezed through Toronto’s public works committee.Councillors gave a unanimous green light to the city staff … [Read more...]

DATA: Toronto bicycle collisions mapped over 25 years

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Bicycles plus data.  I'm in heaven. The Globe's bicycle data tracker maps 25 years of collision information from Toronto's Traffic Safety Unit. Add your own markers to highlight dangerous … [Read more...]

GETTING LEGAL: Ontario Cyclists Affected by Changes to the Highway Traffic Act

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Note: Singer Kwinter will be contributing a few posts to BikingToronto in June in honour of Brain Injury Awareness Month.   Ontario recently passed a number of changes to the Highway … [Read more...]

NEWS: New Adelaide & Richmond bike lanes are speeding up travel times for cars (and bike traffic is skyrocketing)!

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It's not really emphasized in the city reports, but not only are the new separated bikelanes on Adelaide, Richmond and Simcoe not "impeding" car traffic, it's actually making it faster. Someone … [Read more...]

NEWS: Cyclist killed; police looking for driver in fatal Yorkville hit-and-run

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Again. This is the 3rd death in two weeks.  Awful. Toronto police are looking for a driver who fled the scene of a fatal hit-and-run involving a cyclist in Yorkville Saturday night. The collision … [Read more...]

NEWS: Cyclists navigate a rough road in Queens Quay revamp

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For a few seasons, eons in cyclist years, one crosstown Toronto bike route went from best to worst. Underutilized and outdated, kind of blah – that may have been the consensus among planners about … [Read more...]

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