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NEWS: Cyclist dies after being struck by car east of Toronto

A 60-year-old cyclist has died after he was struck by a vehicle in the municipality of Clarington on Sunday morning. Durham Regional Police say the accident happened just before 11 a.m. at the … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Bicycle award divides Toronto’s cycling community

Toronto's recent "Gold" designation (and the division about it) is hitting the mainstream media.  I tend to agree with Jared of Cycle Toronto... there are enough uninformed and anti-car politicians … [Read more...]

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INFRASTRUCTURE: A New Bike Corral on Harbord!

Spotted on Harbord by Harbord Collegiate (just west of Bathurst) - a bike corral!  Now a dozen bikes can be parked in the space formerly wasted on just 1 car. Look at what just popped up on Harbord … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Toronto receives “gold” award at the Ontario Bike Summit. No one is sure why.

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Toronto received a "gold" bicycle friendly community designation at the Ontario Bike Summit from Share the Road earlier this week, but no one really knows why.  Unlike the League of American … [Read more...]

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INFRASTRUCTURE: College and Spadina under construction for most of April

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  The city is letting cyclists know that the College & Spadina intersection will be a construction workzone for most of April.  Using Harbord may be a smoother trip. I know the College … [Read more...]

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INFRASTRUCTURE: Being Hit by a Car and Vision Zero in Toronto

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I'm good friends with Hyedie, the writer of the post linked below.  Hyedie was hit by a car, and the driver admitted guilt, but escaped ANY kind of repercussions.  Read about Hyedie's experience and … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Women are the ‘indicator species’ for cycling safety

Toronto’s new cycling manager will measure her success, in part, by how many women she sees pedalling around the city. Like many urban centres, Toronto has a cycling gender gap. In 2006, two thirds … [Read more...]

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NEWS: TTC’s new ‘bendy’ buses still without bicycle racks

Cyclists are still waiting for the TTC to restore bike racks to its new buses, after they were removed due to driver visibility problems. TTC buses are equipped with bike racks mounted to the … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Cycling: The great right-hand turn debate rages in Toronto

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Slow news day perhaps.  Is there really a debate?  They only wrong way to signal, is to use no signal at all. There are three types of cyclists in Toronto: those who signal with their left … [Read more...]

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NEWS: Should texting cyclists in Toronto be treated like distracted drivers?

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A proposal to treat cyclists caught texting on two wheels the same as distracted drivers is getting a lukewarm reception in Toronto. Politicians at Queen’s Park are currently debating Bill 31, which … [Read more...]

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