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The News Cycle: Coroner’s Report / Bike Helmet Edition

The News Cycle: Coroner’s Report / Bike Helmet Edition

A couple weeks ago, the Chief Coroner released a report titled "Cycling Death Review: A Review of All Accidental Cycling Deaths in Ontario from January 1st, 2006 to December 31st, 2010" and made … [Read more...]

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The News Cycle for Monday, May 7, 2012

Jarvis safer since bike lanes, report shows

Cycle Toronto says city data shows Jarvis safer for everyone with a bike lane [OpenFile] While the Toronto Cyclist's Union Cycle Toronto's effort to force the city to conduct a time-consuming … [Read more...]

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The News Cycle for Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011

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Cyclist’s death prompts call for mandatory truck side guards [The Star] The NDP is calling for mandatory side guards on heavy trucks after the death of cyclist Jenna Morrison last week. Toronto MP … [Read more...]

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Crackdown on Sidewalk Cycling ignores Cause of Problem

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This is another case of treating the symptoms rather than the cause of a problem. According to the Star, there are plans to "crack down" on cyclists riding on sidewalks: Cycling on the sidewalk … [Read more...]

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How To Make Streets and Sidewalks Safer?

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Albert Koehl, an environmental lawyer, cycling advocate and adjunct professor of natural resources law at Osgoode has written a great letter to the Star discussing how fuzzy the purposes of sidewalks … [Read more...]

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Cyclist hit on Bloor Viaduct

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The Star has news about a cyclist hit on the Bloor Viaduct: A cyclist is in critical condition after being struck by a car on the Bloor viaduct. The 57-year-old man was cycling east bound towards … [Read more...]

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Making Leslie St. Safer for Cyclists and Pedestrians

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On Saturday, Nov. 20th, a group of people in South Riverdale got together to have a look at the safety features (or lack thereof) for pedestrians and cyclists on the stretch of Leslie Street between … [Read more...]

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On The Blogs: How To Light Your Bike

The Night Rider

Excellent and timely lighting post from Stephen on Cycling50+ ... a great rundown of the lights and reflectors you need to ensure drivers see you at night: Last week’s clock rewind is yet another … [Read more...]

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On The Blogs: How To Signal Right Turns

Why I Signal Right Turns With My Left Arm

Not only is it a great post about signaling right turns with your left arm (instead of your right), but Duncan's post on why he signals with his left has also spurred a great little discussion in the … [Read more...]

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On The Blogs: Car Insurance Tips for Driving near Cyclists

Esurance Offers Drivers Tips… From a Cyclist

Duncan's City Ride brings us a cool sheet of tips from Esurance: While modern cyclists have traded in jaunty caps for high-tech helmets and Grand Canyon-sized potholes for smooth, paved streets, … [Read more...]

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