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DO IT! Help make protected bike lanes on Woodbine Ave a reality!

via Cycle Toronto: Attend a public meeting this week and help make protected bike lanes on Woodbine Ave a reality! The City is considering protected bike lanes on Woodbine Ave but it won’t … [Read more...]

VISION ZERO: Beefed up road safety plan approved by city hall committee

This is one of those times when tons of outcry about a politician's proposal (aiming to reduce road deaths by a paltry 20%) actually changes a politician's mind.  I mean, outcry by non-drivers. Mayor … [Read more...]

MUST READ: The most condescending things city councillors said about cyclists last week

People are literally dying on the streets because some politicians don't want cars to slow down even a little bit. This article is a must read.  It starts with a mother trying to explain to her … [Read more...]



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VISION ZERO: Torontonians share personal stories of close calls on city’s deadly streets

Everyone has a story of cars hitting themselves or someone they love.  EVERY DAY I have a story seeing a driver/car almost hitting someone at College and Bay (near my work), and I cross that … [Read more...]



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NEWS: Bikeshare Toronto System is Temporarily Closed

Bikeshare Toronto is closed this weekend to upgrade all their systems and to get ready for a big expansion! The Bike Share Toronto system is temporarily closed. If you have a bike out, please return … [Read more...]

VISION ZERO: Drivers who kill or injure pedestrians, cyclists often avoid criminal charges

The driver who ran a red light in Scarborough and killed cyclist Edouard Le Blanc received a $700 fine and was handed six demerit points. “Justice is not being served, not for the victims, … [Read more...]



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

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...]



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VISION ZERO: ‘We’re asking our politicians to act’: Victims of Toronto’s deadly streets call for change

I'm devastated just reading this article.  I would've been a mess at the press conference.  Shame on politicians who think *any* death on our streets for the sake of speedy travel by cars is … [Read more...]



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INFRASTRUCTURE: How Bike Lanes Get Installed in Toronto

TL;DR - There's a ton of red tape. Hayward-Gulati says the City uses a design guidebook called the Ontario Traffic Manual when planning new roadways. The guide defines the dimensions, signage, and … [Read more...]

EVENT: Sat, June 18 – Scarborough Cycles Bike Hub Launch

Date: Sat. Jun. 18 Time: 12 pm – 2 pm Where: Scarborough Cycles Bike Hub at AccessPoint (Danforth and Vic Park) Join us to celebrate our new community bicycle hub! Events include: bike … [Read more...]