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DATA: Toronto bicycle collisions mapped over 25 years


Bicycles plus data.  I'm in heaven. The Globe's bicycle data tracker maps 25 years of collision information from Toronto's Traffic Safety Unit. Add your own markers to highlight dangerous … [Read more...]

OH YEAH! Ontario approves tougher distracted driving penalties


The Making Ontario's Roads Safer Act will: Increase fines for distracted driving from the current range of $60 to $500 to a range of $300 to $1,000, assign three demerit points upon … [Read more...]


June 3rd Rally

Note: Singer Kwinter will be contributing a few posts to BikingToronto in June in honour of Brain Injury Awareness Month. The release of the 2015 Ontario Budget by the Liberals seeks a dramatic … [Read more...]

NEWS: Trucks fitted with new guard could save cyclists’ lives

A GTA concrete company is taking an unusual step to protect cyclists and pedestrians who may come into contact with their trucks on the road. Innocon has designed a thick nylon panel called 'The … [Read more...]

READ: Is the pro-bike helmet argument based on faulty research?


You know them; you love them = extreme pro-helmet people.  Their arguments may be based on faulty research. I personally wear a helmet.  I also personally support the right of other adults to … [Read more...]

OH YEAH: Don’t make bicyclists more visible. Make drivers stop hitting them.

About 100 years ago, the auto industry pulled off a neat trick: It stole the public roadways from us. See, in the early days of the motor vehicle, there used to be this quaint idea that the … [Read more...]

GRAPHIC: Safety Nannies vs. Fear


Saw this on Copenhagenize's twitter feed.  Agree completely. … [Read more...]

DEATH CAB: Toronto Cabbies to ILLEGALLY use Tablets instead of Radio Dispatch

Everyone (including me) who bikes in Toronto has a story about a cab driver hitting them.  At the least, you've had a near miss with one, because taxi drivers are always in a rush and do not abide by … [Read more...]

NEWS: Top 10 worst intersections for cyclists, vehicles in Toronto

The City of Toronto has identified its top 10 worst intersections for collisions involving cyclists, and those for other vehicles.For cyclists, the following intersections had the highest rate of … [Read more...]

NEWS: Cyclist dead after collision in Scarborough

A male cyclist has died after being struck by a vehicle in Scarborough, Toronto Paramedic Services confirm. The collision occurred around 2:15 p.m., on Warden Ave., near Bertrand Ave., north of … [Read more...]

NEWS: Cyclict suffers serious head injury in collision with streetcar

A middle-aged male cyclist is the third person to be struck by a TTC streetcar in less than three weeks.Paramedics responded to a call of a cyclist hit by a streetcar on Queen St. W. near Spadina Ave. … [Read more...]

Cyclist struck, seriously injured at Shaw and Dundas


A man in his 20s was taken to hospital with serious injuries after he was struck by a vehicle while riding his bike in the city’s west end. It happened around 1:30 a.m. as the man was riding his … [Read more...]