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VISION ZERO: 5 cities Toronto could copy to improve road safety

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Sixteen pedestrians have been killed on Toronto streets in 2016. That's 16 more people than John Tory would like. His aim is to bring those pedestrian fatalities to a halt, with zero by … [Read more...]

VISION ZERO: New York City’s Vision Zero program sets strong example for Toronto

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Lessons from NYC, where their comprehensive Vision Zero campaign is seeing big results just a couple of years in... in 2015 New York saw the fewest deaths on their streets since they started keeping … [Read more...]

ELSEWHERE: Atlanta Puts ONE BILLION DOLLARS Towards Bike and Pedestrian Projects

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If you are wondering how Atlanta budgeting A BILLION DOLLARS over 25 years ($40 million/year) to make their city amazing stacks up against Toronto, our City Council will spend hours tomorrow wringing … [Read more...]

ELSEWHERE: Paris Goes Car-Free First Sunday of Every Month

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This is what "world class" cities do: The Paris Breathes campaign, responsible for implementing the program, blocks off 13 sections of the city at various times throughout the day. Sections are … [Read more...]

LESSON FOR TORONTO: Vancouver, BC is Totally Killing It With the Whole Biking Thing

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In Toronto, *days* of City Council are spent discussing a 2 km *pilot* of a bike lane.  The (ultimately successful) *pilot* that had the support of 6 (!) residents associations,  the majority of … [Read more...]

ELSEWHERE: Vancouver to soon boast highest percentage of commuting cyclists in North America

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This news is fitting right after the recent approval here in Toronto of a Bloor bike lane pilot. Vancouver, a city that has been (and continues to) investing in safe cycling infrastructure, is … [Read more...]

LISTEN: Janette Sadik-Khan’s Urban Revolution

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Great audio from this morning's Metro Morning, where Jannette Sadik-Khan stopped by to talk about transforming NYC streets and how Toronto can catch up to the rest of the world.   She also has a new … [Read more...]

OH YEAH: Building a New York street of mind in Toronto

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Excellent and really simple-to-implement ideas from New York, where streets have been transformed into people-friendlier places in just a few years. Janette Sadik-Khan, the New York transportation … [Read more...]

GENIUS: Washington D.C. Offers a $5 Annual Bike Share Membership for Low-Income Residents

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While Toronto is "looking at ways to make public transit more affordable" via a survey, D.C. is going all in and joining Boston and Chicago in doing an insanely genius thing and making bike sharing … [Read more...]

FOOLISH: Google introduces self-driving bicycle in the Netherlands

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How did I miss this foolish thing on Friday? Great job. The self-driving bicycle enables safe navigation through the city for Amsterdam residents, and furthers Google’s ambition to improve urban … [Read more...]