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GETTING LEGAL: Rules to Promote Safety on Trails


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...]

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Die-in at City Hall


From BlogTO: This is what a bike die-in protest looks like in Toronto … [Read more...]

NEWS: Toronto cyclists hold ‘die-in’ at Nathan Phillips Square


Cyclists gathered at Nathan Phillips Square on Friday morning to protest three fatal collisions involving cyclists in the past several weeks. CBC's Linda Ward reported from the scene that cyclists … [Read more...]

NEWS: Halifax cyclist Adam Excell, killed in Toronto accident, lived for the outdoors

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The 26-year-old was on his bike Saturday night, heading home from his latest camping trip in Pennsylvania, when he was struck and killed in a hit-and-run at the intersection of Avenue Rd. and … [Read more...]

EVENT: Protect the Lives of People Who Ride: Die-in at City Hall


Friday morning, 830 AM. City Hall. 3 people riding bicycles were killed in Toronto in the last 2 weeks. Please join us Friday morning at 830am at Nathan Phillips Square and show solidarity with … [Read more...]

DATA: Toronto bicycle collisions mapped over 25 years


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...]

OH YEAH! Ontario approves tougher distracted driving penalties


The Making Ontario's Roads Safer Act will: Increase fines for distracted driving from the current range of $60 to $500 to a range of $300 to $1,000, assign three demerit points upon … [Read more...]


June 3rd Rally

Note: Singer Kwinter will be contributing a few posts to BikingToronto in June in honour of Brain Injury Awareness Month. The release of the 2015 Ontario Budget by the Liberals seeks a dramatic … [Read more...]

NEWS: Trucks fitted with new guard could save cyclists’ lives

A GTA concrete company is taking an unusual step to protect cyclists and pedestrians who may come into contact with their trucks on the road. Innocon has designed a thick nylon panel called 'The … [Read more...]

READ: Is the pro-bike helmet argument based on faulty research?


You know them; you love them = extreme pro-helmet people.  Their arguments may be based on faulty research. I personally wear a helmet.  I also personally support the right of other adults to … [Read more...]

NEWS: Car Columnist has trouble remembering bicycle turn signals; bitches about it

A car columnist for the Globe whines about hand signals being too confusing for him.  Because remembering stuff is hard. He also blames car-bike collisions on drivers not understanding bike hand … [Read more...]

OH YEAH: Don’t make bicyclists more visible. Make drivers stop hitting them.

About 100 years ago, the auto industry pulled off a neat trick: It stole the public roadways from us. See, in the early days of the motor vehicle, there used to be this quaint idea that the … [Read more...]