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NEWS: Cyclict suffers serious head injury in collision with streetcar

A middle-aged male cyclist is the third person to be struck by a TTC streetcar in less than three weeks.Paramedics responded to a call of a cyclist hit by a streetcar on Queen St. W. near Spadina Ave. shortly before 1:30 a.m.The cyclist was taken to hospital with a serious head injury, said EMS. More: Cyclict […]


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INFRASTRUCTURE: Should the Jarvis bike lanes be re-installed?

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The removal of the Jarvis bike lanes in November 2012 was costly and disregarded the wishes of the residents and cyclists who protested the removal and demanded public consultation. The removal of these lanes damaged Toronto’s reputation on a national and international scale at a time when other cities were forging ahead with more bike […]


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NEWS: #MinimumGrid – A model for protected-lane politics

Very cool.  Cycle Toronto‘s #MinimumGrid campaign makes it onto the People for Bikes blog. Almost all urban politicians will tell you they think bikes are great. But only some actually do anything to make biking more popular. In Toronto’s current mayoral and city council election, a new political campaign is focusing candidates on a transportation policy […]


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Join (or Renew) with Cycle Toronto, get a free shirt

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Just a quick reminder post.  In the upcoming days I’ll have posts featuring the companies and organizations who have donated prizes.  You can see them listed below as well.  Also, if you are (or work with) a company or organization interested in donating a prize and getting some exposure on BikingToronto, get in touch with […]


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INFRASTRUCTURE: This Yonge-401 Bypass Trail idea is amazing!

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Well, this is pretty much GENIUS.  A wonderful infrastructure idea from the CycleToronto Yonge Working Group that solves the problem of making safe cycling infrastructure in the Yonge and 401 area that also eliminates the descent into and crazy climb out of Hogg’s Hollow. More info here: http://cycleto.ca/yonge Yonge-401 Bypass Trail – Overview – YouTube.


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Cyclist struck, seriously injured at Shaw and Dundas

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A man in his 20s was taken to hospital with serious injuries after he was struck by a vehicle while riding his bike in the city’s west end. It happened around 1:30 a.m. as the man was riding his bike at Dundas and Shaw streets. More: Cyclist struck, seriously injured in west end | CP24.com.


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80% of responding Toronto Mayoral and Council candidates support building the Minimum Grid

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Today, Cycle Toronto is pleased to announce that 80% of 142 responding candidates from 42 of Toronto’s 44 wards support building the Minimum Grid in the next term of council. 63% of council incumbents responded to our election questionnaire and 92% of those incumbents support building the Minimum Grid in the next term of council. […]


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Join (or Renew) with Cycle Toronto, Get Free Stuff and Win Prizes

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Biking Toronto has made a bit of revenue this year from ads and it is enough to get 100 shirts printed.I thought that a good way to decide who to give the shirts to would be to tie it in to people joining or renewing their membership with CycleToronto via their Refer-A-Rider campaign.If you’re not familiar […]


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OH YEAH! FREE I Bike T.O. Shirts and Prizes for supporting cycling in Toronto!

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It’s time for Cycle Toronto’s Refer-A-Rider campaign, and I’m taking part!   If you join up (or renew – just use the same email and you’ll get a year added onto your current membership), not only will you support CycleToronto’s amazing work, but also get superb member benefits! Also – because I like you, I’m […]


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INFRASTRUCTURE: Flex-post bollards now installed on Adelaide

Awww yeah.  Flex-post bollards on Adelaide.  Let’s get these on every bikelane. Bollards now installed to Adelaide CycleTrack, Bathurst-Spadina via Toronto Cycling on Twitter


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