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WTF: Driver runs down cyclist who allegedly slapped him


The video appears to show the cyclist slapping the male pedestrian, causing something to fall on the ground. The cyclist continued east on College Street toward Markham Street. The pedestrian got … [Read more...]

How many Torontonians were killed by cars in September?


Alongside BikingToronto, I also collect articles about the damage that car culture is doing to the families and lives of Torontonians. Toronto Carnage isn't an exhaustive list of the death and … [Read more...]

NEWS: Cyclist struck, seriously injured in Mississauga


A Mississauga cyclist suffered serious injuries after being struck by a vehicle Wednesday evening. Peel Regional Police said the middle-aged male cyclist was struck on southbound Southdown Road, near … [Read more...]

NEWS: Cyclist struck on College Street


A cyclist was struck by a vehicle just west of University Avenue on College Street on Thursday morning. A woman riding the bicycle was brought to hospital with head injuries, and is in serious … [Read more...]

NEWS: Chris Harper, cyclist killed in Milton, focus of crowdfunding campaign


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


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.


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


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


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...]