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GETTING LEGAL: Tenants Insurance: How does this relate to biking?


  Note: Singer Kwinter will be contributing a few posts to BikingToronto in June in honour of Brain Injury Awareness Month.   One major difference between homeowners and renters is … [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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

VISION ZERO: Friends and family of road violence victims call for end to traffic fatalities and serious injuries


Friends and family of road violence victims gathered at Nathan Phillips Square to call on City Council for an end to traffic-related fatalities and severe injuries. Council is set to vote on the new … [Read more...]

VISION ZERO: Mayor John Tory responds to criticism by embracing Vision Zero road safety plan


For a guy who doesn't bike often, he sure is backpedaling furiously...  although let's note that he's not offering a date as a goal. Toronto’s new road safety plan has gone from “Zero Vision” … [Read more...]

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


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...]