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VISION ZERO: Victim of Toronto’s deadly streets speaks out

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If you get hit by a car as a cyclist or as a pedestrian, the phone in your pocket is likely worth more than your life.  That's messed up. “If I never got on my bike again, they would have won,” … [Read more...]

VISION ZERO: Toronto needs to plan around pedestrians, not drivers

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It's not about bad drivers.  It's not about bad pedestrians.  It's not about bad cyclists. It's about a badly planned system.  A system that causes death. “The thing that strikes me the most … [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...]

VISION ZERO: Toronto mayor vows quicker action on road safety after intense criticism

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It looks like Mayor Tory and Public Works Chair Jaye Robinson have started to realize you can't promise to end road deaths in Toronto and then only commit to reducing deaths 20% over 10 years. The … [Read more...]

VISION ZERO FAILURE: Toronto says “Let’s Save Lives”, but not too many, because cars are more important, mmmkay?

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Today in "politicians failing people spectacularly", the mayor and chair of public works, Jaye Robinson, who *literally* just said “There’s no level of fatalities that are acceptable and my vision is … [Read more...]

VISION ZERO: Why Metro is pushing to fix Toronto’s deadly streets

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In advance of an road safety announcement today by Councillor Jaye Robinson, chair of the Public Works Committee, Metro newspaper has started a series of stories about the high death toll of designing … [Read more...]

NEWS: Riskiest spots for pedestrians and cyclists get new rules in road-safety plan

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The strategy, in the works for over a year, aims to reduce the number of vulnerable road users killed and hurt on the city’s roads. “I think the stats speak for themselves. We can no longer ignore … [Read more...]

EVENT: Sat, June 18 – Yonge Loves Bike Ride

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  Ready to ride Yonge Street without the fear of being hit by a car? Join us on Saturday June 18th at 2:00pm at City Hall as we prepare to ride along Yonge St with the protection of a … [Read more...]

NEWS: 10 Year Cycling Network Plan passes Toronto City Council, with most major streets ignored.

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The 10 year cycling network plan passed Council today, unanimously, through a lot of compromise.  While east end councillors, (with the support of Cycle Toronto volunteers, business owners, business … [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...]