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NEWS: Toronto man to serve three months for hit-and-run that killed cyclist

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I'm not going to comment because it would just be a lot of swearing.  Basically, if you're not in a car, the system says your life is worth nothing. A Toronto driver who hit a bicyclist and left … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Will Toronto Commit To Eliminating Traffic Fatalities?

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At a press conference in North York this morning, Public Works Chair Jaye Robinson (Ward 26, Don Valley West) announced that Toronto would implement some version of Vision Zero. Vision Zero is the … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Will 2016 be the year Toronto gets serious about road safety?

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It's really disappointing that this article includes a quote from Toronto's manager of transportation, who seems to think that 64 deaths per year is somehow acceptable. Despite the high number of … [Read more...]

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Vision Zero: Could we end deaths on the street?

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It can happen in an instant — a moment of distraction, a surge of speed — and a life is lost and others are affected forever. Thirty-four people have been killed in traffic collisions in the … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Female cyclists have lower hospitalization rates, plus helmets make no difference 

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If you click through to the actual study, you'll read some interesting things that anyone with a brain already knows: ▪ We found that females had lower bicycling hospitalisation rates than males in … [Read more...]

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CARNAGE: 26+ People in Toronto / the GTA were killed by cars in October 2015

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Alongside BikingToronto, I also collect articles about the damage that car culture is doing to the families and lives of Torontonians. Toronto Carnage isn’t an exhaustive list of the death and … [Read more...]

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OH YEAH! Cyclists Get Lit, Stay Safe

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Cycle Toronto is handing out free bike lights.  If you need some, get some! Last week, when Milway was out handing out free lights, donated by Urbane Cyclists Worker’s Co-op and Sweet Pete’s Bike … [Read more...]

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How many Torontonians were killed by cars in September?

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NEWS: Cyclist struck, seriously injured in Mississauga

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A Mississauga cyclist suffered serious injuries after being struck by a vehicle Wednesday evening. Peel Regional Police said the middle-aged male cyclist was struck on southbound Southdown Road, near … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Cyclist seriously injured after being struck by truck

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A woman suffered serious injuries when she wast struck by a truck while riding her bike at Spadina Ave. and Dupont St. Friday morning. According to police, the woman has sent to a trauma centre with … [Read more...]