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New “Doored!” website tracks Toronto “door prizes”

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  When it came out that Toronto Police weren’t tracking “dooring” incidents, one Toronto man and coder decided he’d build a system to allow everyone to submit dooring incidents. Check out Doored!.


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Bicyclist charged in Mississauga senior’s death

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So… yes.. this is good. Failing to remain at the scene of an accident is awful and I’m glad this person was charged. BUT.. this happens SO MANY times to cyclists.  Cars clip them and then just drive away, leaving the cyclists hurt and bleeding in the street.  Even when license plate numbers are recorded […]


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What pedestrians, cyclists and drivers need to know about being in an accident in Toronto

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The Insurance Bureau of Canada estimates that an average of six pedestrians are hit each day in Toronto, a city that also has the highest number of cyclist collisions in the country. Automobile drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians are all at risk of injury when navigating Toronto streets but many don’t think ahead about how to […]


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Video: Vancouver’s Velo Vision: Safe Biking for All Ages

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Vancouver’s Velo Vision: Safe Biking for All Ages from Streetfilms on Vimeo. Great video from Streetfilms about biking on our west coast.


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Event: Street Smarts Workshop with City Councillor McMahon

 Haven’t been on a bicycle since you were 9? Hoping to brush up on your skills? Join us and Ward 32 Councillor Mary-Margaret McMahon at Main Library on Monday, October 22nd from 6:30 – 8:15pm for our interactive Street Smarts Workshop. We’ll cover the many reasons to ride, address the obstacles to riding, review safe […]


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Separated bike lanes make cyclists safer, study says

Separated bike lanes make cyclists safer, study says

One of the most ambitious studies of bicycle injuries ever conducted in Canada has reach a conclusion that won’t surprise anyone who rides to work: It is far safer to travel on a physically separated bike lane than on busy city streets. The research, led by Prof. Kay Teschke of the University of British Columbia’s […]


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Streetcar tracks blamed for a third of bicycling injuries

Streetcar tracks blamed for a third of bicycling injuries

  Streetcar tracks may be a factor in almost a third of all bicycle crashes in Toronto, new research suggests. Of 276 Toronto cyclists interviewed, 90 reported that streetcar tracks were directly involved in their crashes, says Kay Teschke, a professor in the University of British Columbia’s School of Population and Public Health. About half […]


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Make Your Voice Heard about Cycling with Streetcar Tracks

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Via CycleToronto: The issue of what to do regarding removing or paving over the decommissioned streetcar tracks on Wychwood Ave (following a recent cycling death there) will be discussed at the upcoming Public Works and Infrastructure Committee (PWIC) meeting this Wednesday September 12th.  A motion requests that City staff explore improvements to both decommissioned streetcar tracks […]


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The News Cycle: Coroner’s Report / Bike Helmet Edition

The News Cycle: Coroner’s Report / Bike Helmet Edition

A couple weeks ago, the Chief Coroner released a report titled “Cycling Death Review: A Review of All Accidental Cycling Deaths in Ontario from January 1st, 2006 to December 31st, 2010″ and made recommendations to make our streets safer.  They were, among others: Adoption of a “complete streets” approach in community planning Development of an Ontario Cycling […]


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Deal: 4 LED Valve Stem Lights for just 10 Bucks

$10 for 4 Motion Activated LED Valve Stem Lights ($40 Value)

It’s not often that something cool AND bike-related shows up on one of those Groupon-like deal sites, but “TeamBuy” has a very cool one going on now, so I wanted to share because 1) these valve stem lights look very cool, 2) the more lighting we all have on our bike, the better, and 3) […]


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