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VISION ZERO? City asks for crosswalk phone ban

While not directly about cycling, the safety of our streets is important, and victim-blaming doesn't solve anything. Listen, I get it.  We don't want anyone to be distracted when using the roads. … [Read more...]

POLITICS: Does Your City Councillor Support Bike Lanes?

This article has an interesting concept, but the data visualization is impossible.  It may be time for me to crank through the data like I did a few years ago (2010!) for the post "How Bike-Friendly … [Read more...]

MAKE BELIEVE: Three Myths Used to Argue Against Toronto Bike Lanes 

Excellent piece in Torontoist about the misguided views that suburban councillors (or suburbia in general) have about bike lanes: In light of upcoming cycling matters—namely, a 10-year plan aimed at … [Read more...]

REMINDER: Write the Public Works Committee to support building Toronto’s new Bike Plan!

This post originally on Cycle Toronto: NOTE: Please write by TODAY, Friday May 13 at 4:30 pm. Hot on the heels of our landslide victory for pilot Bloor bike lanes, another major cycling item … [Read more...]

DO IT! Write the Public Works Committee to support building Toronto’s new Bike Plan!

This post originally on Cycle Toronto: NOTE: Please write by Friday May 13 at 4:30 pm. Hot on the heels of our landslide victory for pilot Bloor bike lanes, another major cycling item is on … [Read more...]

NEWS: Ending the tyranny of the car in Toronto requires political courage

Are there epic changes on the way in how Torontonians move through our city? Big changes could be coming to the way Toronto lives. A provincial government paper on climate change envisions a massive … [Read more...]

NEWS: Bloor Bike Lanes Pilot Should Be a Council No-Brainer. Here’s Why It’s Not. 

An excellent piece in Torontoist about why a bike lane pilot designed to collect data about benefits/detriments and overwhelming supported by the community is getting static from politicians: There … [Read more...]

LOVE: Celebrate Valentines with a Toronto Politician

Hope you had a great day. Here are some funny cards featuring Toronto politicians, plus my fave featuring Jennifer Keesmaat, our City Planner, above. Feel the Love: #TOpoli Valentines 2015 - Album … [Read more...]

NEWS: Dandyhorse breaks down the leading Mayoral Candidates (and a clown)

Sketchy the Clown would make a terrible mayor, especially for those of us you who have an unnatural fear of clowns. But the candidate does support Toronto’s cyclists. Doug Ford would also make a … [Read more...]

NEWS: Ward 18’s Ana Bailao lying about supporting bikes?

I guess it means something that politicians are now blatantly lying to try and garner votes from cyclists. Before reading article linked below, I'll quote this article from 2012, after Bailao voted … [Read more...]