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Assault in bike lane has Toronto Police on the lookout for e-scooter driver

Earlier today we let you know that police were looking for an e-biker / e-scooter user who had assaulted a cyclist in the Spadina & Harbord area: The driver of the e-scooter allegedly punched the cyclist several times in the face before driving away, police say. The suspect is described as white, 5-foot-six, with shoulder-length […]

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Assault in bike lane has Toronto Police on the lookout for e-scooter driver

Assault in bike lane has Toronto Police on the lookout for e-scooter driver

  The driver of the e-scooter allegedly punched the cyclist several times in the face before driving away, police say. The suspect is described as white, 5-foot-six, with shoulder-length blond hair. He was  wearing a black/red winter jacket and khaki pants. Read the full post: “Assault in bike lane has Toronto Police on the lookout […]

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The News Cycle for Wednesday, Aug 8, 2012

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About the News Cycle The News Cycle is a periodic post which brings together links to news, events and other things which may be of interest to Toronto’s cyclists. Other ways to get the News Cycle: All News Cycle links are shared first on our Facebook and Twitter accounts. Every page of BikingToronto has a “The Feed” section on the right side. […]

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The News Cycle for Thursday, May 17, 2012

June is Bike Month across Canada

 Website rates Canadian cities on bike-ability [CBC News] Researchers at UBC and Simon Fraser University have come up with a way to rate how good major Canadian cities are for cycling. Modelled on a site called Walk-Score, researchers tallied up three factors: topography, bike accessibility to shops and the number of bike lanes. The results are […]

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Toronto Police and CAA Launch “Watch for Bikes” Campaign

Watch for Bikes

  This morning, the Toronto Police Service and the South Central Ontario Chapter of the Canadian Automobile Association launched their annual “Watch for Bikes” sticker campaign (PDF): So far this year in Toronto, 106 cyclists have been involved in car−bike collisions and 40 charges of “Open Vehicle Door Improperly” have been laid. In 2010, there […]

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Toronto Police start Bicycle and Pedestrian Campaign

Toronto Police used to do this once a year, but with more cyclists on the road these days, they are doing this multiple times per year: Between Monday, August 23, 2010 and Wednesday, August 25, 2010, 54 and 55 Divisions will be joining together and enforcing bicycle and pedestrian rules of the road. To date, […]

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Bike Unionist Busted for Biking down the Middle of Jarvis

What a tabloid-esque headline for a biking story! Yesterday, the Executive Director of the Toronto Cyclists Union, Yvonne Bambrick (I think she’s also the Director of Communication and Events, but I don’t know if she’s made the switch yet) received two tickets for riding her bike down the middle of Jarvis.  She now has two […]

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Toronto Police Launching Week-Long Bicycle Campaign

Tomorrow (Monday) morning at 8 AM at the intersection of Broadview and Danforth, the Toronto Police Service is launching their latest bicycle safety campaign: On Monday, March 29, 2010, at 8 a.m., 54 Division and 55 Division officers will start a week−long, zero−tolerance bicycle campaign in the Danforth Avenue/Broadview Avenue area. Officers will be enforcing […]

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Are Toronto Police Ticketing Cyclists More?

From the Forums: The Bike Union is reporting that some cyclists are reporting that the police are looking for cycling infractions more recently: http://bikeunion.to/news/2010/03/02/ticket-alert-cyclists-reporting-more-fines-police-attention Have you noticed anything? It’s been the same on my commute (I hardly *ever* see any cops). The Union offers a few good tips too: “Please also note that officers should […]

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