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...]
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...]
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...]
Doorings are a common occurrence on Toronto’s streets, and the results can be fatal. In 2008, a driver doored a 57-year-old man, throwing the cyclist into oncoming traffic, where he was struck by … [Read more...]
Go read this right now at Dandyhorse. Any politician who votes against Vision Zero is effectively voting FOR people dying on the streets. Your kids, your friends, and you.
Is Vision Zero, the … [Read more...]
Following up on the post from yesterday, a good first step to making our streets safer:
On Monday evening, members of Toronto-East York community council voted unanimously to reduce speed to 30 km/h, … [Read more...]
Surprise! Drivers are inattentive and cause the majority of collisions.
One of the more encouraging parts of the report is what McKeown calls the “safety in numbers effect.”
“As more people cycle … [Read more...]
Whether drivers will abide by new speed limits is another question, but this is a great first step.
On Monday evening, councillors in the Toronto-East York community council convene for a special … [Read more...]
Note: Singer Kwinter will be contributing a few posts to BikingToronto in June in honour of Brain Injury Awareness Month.
For more information about head injuries, check out The Brain Injury … [Read more...]
Cyclists gathered at Nathan Phillips Square on Friday morning to protest three fatal collisions involving cyclists in the past several weeks.
CBC's Linda Ward reported from the scene that cyclists … [Read more...]
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...]
Friday morning, 830 AM. City Hall.
3 people riding bicycles were killed in Toronto in the last 2 weeks. Please join us Friday morning at 830am at Nathan Phillips Square and show solidarity with … [Read more...]