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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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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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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...]

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GETTING LEGAL: What are your rights as a cyclist in Toronto?

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Note: For this post contributed by Singer Kwinter, I asked them to summarize cyclists' legal rights.  I hear far too many stories about cyclists in accidents that are intimidated by a system that … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Toronto councillor pushes stiffer penalties for hitting, injuring cyclists

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A Toronto city councillor wants the province to get tough with drivers who injure and kill vulnerable road users. Mary-Margaret McMahon, who was hit by a vehicle while cycling in July 2014, has … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Chris Harper, cyclist killed in Milton, focus of crowdfunding campaign

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After a popular teacher and father of five was killed while cycling this weekend, an online campaign has sprung up to help his family. Oakville's Chris Harper, a 50-year-old married father of two … [Read more...]

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