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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...]

OH YEAH!  Everyone agrees.  The #Danforth NEEDS bikelanes.

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I live on the Danforth.  Tons of people bike on the Danforth.  There is room for protected bike lanes on the Danforth without losing any (or very much) car parking. BUILD BIKELANES ON THE … [Read more...]

NEWS: More than 100 drivers ticketed so far in Toronto bike lane blitz

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My favourite part of this article is in the second half, where it's mentioned that one delivery company visited the city to pay off "scores" of parking tickets after being shamed … [Read more...]

NEWS: The Mayor wants to scale back the Bike Plan

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In today's news - base the idea of a network of bikelanes that actually goes the city on a *2 km pilot* on Bloor Street.  If the pilot goes badly, then we'll hear "see? bikelanes aren't worth it!", … [Read more...]

OH YEAH!  Toronto Twitter bot tracks pedestrian and cyclist collisions

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If you visit/share/RT only 1 twitter account today, make it @StruckTOBot.  The creator, James Tubbs, is totally right - most of Toronto just goes "oh, someone else was killed by a car... ho-hum", like … [Read more...]

NEWS: City committee backs off on bike-lane studies

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It's not much of a cycling network if you don't put safe infrastructure on streets that actually go somewhere... The public works and infrastructure committee gave the green light to a 10-year … [Read more...]

Why are so few Black people cycling in Toronto?

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Although hard numbers on cycling diversity, or the lack thereof, are hard to come by, its popularity remains uneven across ethno-racial lines. Or put another way, cycling still seems a white … [Read more...]

NEWS: Poll shows Torontonians want more bike lanes and they want them now

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A new poll shows Torontonians want to put their money where their bicycles are. The poll, conducted by Angus Reid and commissioned by Evergreen, shows a majority of residents want the city to … [Read more...]

OH YEAH! New poll says Torontonians want a safe cycling network built as soon as possible 

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Check out the full report (PDF) from this giant new poll of Torontonians.  Epic stuff here. An Angus Reid Forum poll shows that 86% of Torontonians support a safe cycling network with 67% of … [Read more...]

NEWS: Toronto Star editorial argues for fast implementation of new bike plan

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Canada’s largest city is considering a 10-year plan to create 525 kilometres of new bike routes – roughly doubling what’s available now. That prospect is, indeed, worth cheering. The plan, which is … [Read more...]