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OH YEAH! The Bloor Viaduct bikelane gets some green paint

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Check this out.  The most dangerous section of the Bloor Viaduct bikelane has changed, with a bit of green paint. I tweeted out a quick photo (above) of it this morning as I was headed to work, but … [Read more...]

OH YEAH! Flower-filled Planter Boxes on Simcoe’s Separated Cycle Tracks!

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    So wonderful.  Can we get these on all of Toronto's bikelanes please? New planter boxes on Simcoe increase safety for cyclists and beautify the street. Kudos to Transportation … [Read more...]

OH YEAH! Toronto sets 30 km/h speed limit for downtown residential streets

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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...]

OH YEAH! 30 km/h limits likely for local downtown streets

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Whether drivers will abide by new speed limits is another question, but this is a great first step. On Monday evening, councillors in the Toronto-East York community council convene for a special … [Read more...]

GETTING LEGAL: Rules to Promote Safety on Trails

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Note: Singer Kwinter will be contributing a few posts to BikingToronto in June in honour of Brain Injury Awareness Month.  For more information about head injuries, check out The Brain Injury … [Read more...]

TONIGHT at 6 PM! Welcome Back Queens Quay! Let’s Ride the Waterfront

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Update from the Waterfront Toronto people, who have reserved a part of the opening for us!!! Facebook Event Page Time: 6pm Where: just east of HTO park What: Come wave the big blue ribbon, … [Read more...]

NEWS: Toronto’s deadly streets: City must unite around safer roads

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Everyone is a pedestrian, but they never speak with one voice. That’s the message from Walk Toronto’s Dylan Reid, who’s calling for change in the wake of an alarming increase in road … [Read more...]

NEWS: Downtown Toronto to get more separated bike lanes

New bike lanes on Richmond, Adelaide and Simcoe Streets.

A recommendation to extend separated bike lanes on downtown Richmond and Adelaide Sts. breezed through Toronto’s public works committee.Councillors gave a unanimous green light to the city staff … [Read more...]

DATA: Toronto bicycle collisions mapped over 25 years

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Bicycles plus data.  I'm in heaven. The Globe's bicycle data tracker maps 25 years of collision information from Toronto's Traffic Safety Unit. Add your own markers to highlight dangerous … [Read more...]