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INFRASTRUCTURE: College and Spadina under construction for most of April

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  The city is letting cyclists know that the College & Spadina intersection will be a construction workzone for most of April.  Using Harbord may be a smoother trip. I know the College … [Read more...]

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INFRASTRUCTURE: Being Hit by a Car and Vision Zero in Toronto

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I'm good friends with Hyedie, the writer of the post linked below.  Hyedie was hit by a car, and the driver admitted guilt, but escaped ANY kind of repercussions.  Read about Hyedie's experience and … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Women are the ‘indicator species’ for cycling safety

Toronto’s new cycling manager will measure her success, in part, by how many women she sees pedalling around the city. Like many urban centres, Toronto has a cycling gender gap. In 2006, two thirds … [Read more...]

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NEWS: TTC’s new ‘bendy’ buses still without bicycle racks

Cyclists are still waiting for the TTC to restore bike racks to its new buses, after they were removed due to driver visibility problems. TTC buses are equipped with bike racks mounted to the … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Cycling: The great right-hand turn debate rages in Toronto

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Slow news day perhaps.  Is there really a debate?  They only wrong way to signal, is to use no signal at all. There are three types of cyclists in Toronto: those who signal with their left … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Should texting cyclists in Toronto be treated like distracted drivers?

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A proposal to treat cyclists caught texting on two wheels the same as distracted drivers is getting a lukewarm reception in Toronto. Politicians at Queen’s Park are currently debating Bill 31, which … [Read more...]

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DEATH CAB: Toronto Cabbies to ILLEGALLY use Tablets instead of Radio Dispatch

Everyone (including me) who bikes in Toronto has a story about a cab driver hitting them.  At the least, you've had a near miss with one, because taxi drivers are always in a rush and do not abide by … [Read more...]

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HELP WANTED: Hoopdriver Bicycles

...the position requires significant bicycle shop experience, very clean work habits, great organizational skills, effective communication, quick learning, multi-tasking and/or concentration, and the … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Vaughan cycling group seeks bike space on proposed GTA West highway

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Cyclists on the highway? That’s the hope of a group of cyclists in Vaughan, who want the province to make space along the proposed GTA West highway corridor for two-wheeled commuters. The Vaughan … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Bikes included in re-development of Honest Ed’s property?

Early days here, and I encourage you to click through to the full Globe article to get all the details... but I'm optimistic about these two sentences about Markham St being left mostly as is, but … [Read more...]

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