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OH YEAH!  Toronto Twitter bot tracks pedestrian and cyclist collisions

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If you visit/share/RT only 1 twitter account today, make it @StruckTOBot.  The creator, James Tubbs, is totally right - most of Toronto just goes "oh, someone else was killed by a car... ho-hum", like … [Read more...]

NEWS: Cyclist in hospital after she was hit by driver on College Street

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I hate seeing these new stories come up in my feed. We need the College St. bikelanes reconfigured to make them protected.  Put them right beside the sidewalk, with flex-bollards (like on Richmond … [Read more...]

NEWS: Trial begins for man accused of running red light and killing cyclist

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A black BMW blew through a red light at the intersection of Sheppard Ave. W and Kodiak Cres. and slammed into a cyclist using the crosswalk killing him almost instantly, witnesses testified Monday in … [Read more...]

NEWS: Is the car becoming a ‘weapon of choice’?

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“We really need new laws that protect vulnerable road users,” said Patrick Brown, who has been suing drivers involved in collisions with pedestrians and cyclists for the past 20 years.“My clients are … [Read more...]

MUST READ: In our system you can kill a cyclist, pay $500

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A must read piece in the Star about how the recent travesty of justice in the Tom Samson case is just the tip of the iceberg.  Most drivers who kill someone with their car pay a few hundred bucks in … [Read more...]

NEWS: Humanity ‘disgusted’ by sentence in Tom Samson case

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There's a HUGE problem with these stories, and that it marks off and confines the disgust to "Toronto Cyclists".  How about "People who value human life"? I often feel the media, in pursuit of easy … [Read more...]

NEWS: Toronto man to serve three months for hit-and-run that killed cyclist

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I'm not going to comment because it would just be a lot of swearing.  Basically, if you're not in a car, the system says your life is worth nothing. A Toronto driver who hit a bicyclist and left … [Read more...]

NEWS: Cyclist in trauma centre after collision

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A cyclist has been taken to a Toronto trauma centre following a collision Sunday.Emergency services crews were called to Dufferin St. near Davenport Rd. around 6:40 a.m.A Toronto Paramedic Services … [Read more...]

NEWS: Witnesses sought after cyclist struck in Don Mills

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Toronto police are looking for witnesses after a cyclist was struck in the Don Mills area on Sunday night. The man, believed to be in his 20s, was hit near Don Mills Road and Lawrence Avenue East … [Read more...]

NEWS: Cyclist dead following collision in Etobicoke

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A male cyclist is dead after two collisions near Woodbine Racetrack in Etobicoke at about 6 p.m. on Tuesday. The man was struck and thrown off his bike by the first vehicle, and then hit by a … [Read more...]