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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...]

NEWS: Hit and run kills cyclist in Milton

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A cyclist is dead after a hit and run on Tremaine Road in Milton. Halton Regional Police say they were called to the scene shortly after 9 p.m. The victim had no vital signs and was pronounced dead … [Read more...]

NEWS: Cyclist dead following 2-vehicle collision on Dufferin St.

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The cyclist wasn't on the road (standing on sidewalk), but car struck a hydro pole, which then killed them. Awful. A cyclist has been confirmed dead by York Regional Police following a vehicle … [Read more...]

OH YEAH! Toronto sets 30 km/h speed limit for downtown residential streets

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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...]

NEWS: Walking, biking the deadliest commutes in Toronto

Five people have been killed by collisions with the St. Clair streetcar since November 2013.

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...]

NEWS: Toronto cyclists hold ‘die-in’ at Nathan Phillips Square

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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...]

NEWS: Halifax cyclist Adam Excell, killed in Toronto accident, lived for the outdoors

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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...]

NEWS: Cyclist killed; police looking for driver in fatal Yorkville hit-and-run

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Again. This is the 3rd death in two weeks.  Awful. Toronto police are looking for a driver who fled the scene of a fatal hit-and-run involving a cyclist in Yorkville Saturday night. The collision … [Read more...]

NEWS: Ghost Bike Memorial Ride for prominent Toronto architect and urbanist, Roger du Toit

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There is a tradition in the Toronto cycling community: The Ghost Bike Memorial Ride, where cyclists meet in a mid-town park one week after a cyclist dies on the road, do a mass ride to the location … [Read more...]

NEWS: Cyclist, 75, dies in hospital after being hit by vehicle in Rosedale

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A local architect has died of his injuries in hospital after he was struck by a vehicle while cycling in Rosedale last month. The man – identified by police Tuesday as 75-year-old Roger du Toit – … [Read more...]

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