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ACTION ALERT: Support a Lake Shore Blvd W Cycle Track

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via Cycle Toronto: Just two years ago, Sue Trainor was travelling westbound in the passing lane on Lake Shore Bldv W., near First St. In a tragic turn of events, her wheel got caught in the … [Read more...]

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WTF: Former Canadian celebrity calls cyclists “pricks”

TORONTO, ON- APRIL 2     April 2, 2015 .   Radio personality Mike Bullard poses  with his motorcycle at Aviation Motorcycle on Lakeshore Rd E in Mississauga. Vince Talotta/Toronto Star

Remember Mike Bullard?  Apparently he misses people listening to him, because he has started whining and swearing about people on bikes via his twitter account. It seems he's upset about not … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Saks blinks on removing Richmond bikelane

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An update from this crazy story from a couple days ago... Saks, when contacted by Toronto news outfits about their plans to move the super successful Richmond bikelane to have valet parking for … [Read more...]

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WTF: Toronto’s Saks Fifth Avenue wants to destroy the new Richmond Cycle Track

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UPDATE: Saks blinks on wrecking the Richmond bikelane, and refreshingly, Toronto politicians tear them a new one.  Metaphorically. If you listen to this clip from Metro Morning, you'll hear that … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Safe roads are way more important than wearing a helmet.

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Excellent summary by Lloyd Alter in TreeHugger about how  it's not about what is (or isn't) on your head, but how the safe the cycling infrastructure is. Bicycle helmets are mandatory in parts of … [Read more...]

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VIDEO: Why We Bike in the City

Wonderful video by Pier of GreaterGoods.ca... not only about the Coldest Day of the Year Ride, but about why people ride bicycles.  Great job Pier! Pier from GreaterGoods.ca joins hundreds of … [Read more...]

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OH YEAH: Anti-bike “journalist” gets pwned by his own poll

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UPDATE 2: It seems like the Toronto Sun has re-set the poll.  Are they upset that not everyone wants a dirty city filled with cars? UPDATE: As of 6:01 pm on Thurs, Feb 4, the YES is at 78% (3089 … [Read more...]

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ELSEWHERE: 70% of US Mayors Would Prefer Bike Lanes Over More Parking or Car Lanes

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US cities are undergoing rapid changes. The rising costs of road building and maintenance, combined with out-of-control congestion and urban pollution is forcing many cities to rethink the way they … [Read more...]

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ELSEWHERE: In Vancouver, Business loves Bikes!

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Click through to the Global Vancouver video story about proposed bike lanes for Commercial Drive, the predictable local BIA coming out against them, and BIA business members asking why the BIA is … [Read more...]

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NEWS: This is cycling’s pivotal moment in Toronto

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This is a pivotal time for cycling in Toronto, with a cautious optimism among advocates that real change is at hand. A 10-year bike plan will launch in 2016, requiring a substantial boost in funding … [Read more...]