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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...]

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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...]

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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...]

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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...]

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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...]

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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...]

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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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NEWS: Richmond, Adelaide bike lanes see tripling of cyclist traffic

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The overall cycling volume on Richmond, Adelaide and Simcoe Streets has tripled since bike lanes were installed last year, while vehicle traffic appears to be moving at the same speed, city statistics … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Cyclist dies at the scene of hit-and-run accident

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A cyclist is dead and a 23-year-old woman is in custody after a hit-and-run early Thursday morning. More: Cyclist dies at the scene of hit-and-run accident … [Read more...]

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OH YEAH! Bike Traffic TRIPLES on Richmond and Adelaide

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Great (and unsurprising) news:  cycling traffic has tripled on Richmond and Adelaide during the cycle track pilot.  Car traffic has barely been affected, and a majority of road users love the cycle … [Read more...]