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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?

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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...]

STUFF: Volvo designed a reflective spraypaint to make cycling safer at night

Here's a good idea: Instead of spending millions of dollars developing a reflective spray paint that only lasts for 10 days (what a waste of money!), how about Volvo educates all their customers about … [Read more...]

GRAPHIC: Safety Nannies vs. Fear

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Saw this on Copenhagenize's twitter feed.  Agree completely. … [Read more...]

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...]

DEATH CAB: Toronto Cabbies to ILLEGALLY use Tablets instead of Radio Dispatch

Everyone (including me) who bikes in Toronto has a story about a cab driver hitting them.  At the least, you've had a near miss with one, because taxi drivers are always in a rush and do not abide by … [Read more...]

NEWS: Toronto cyclists rally behind pitch for lower speed limits

For those who commute on two wheels, safer streets are slower streets. Cyclists in Toronto are rallying behind a provincial proposal to reduce residential speed limits, saying the change would mean … [Read more...]

NEWS: Top 10 worst intersections for cyclists, vehicles in Toronto

The City of Toronto has identified its top 10 worst intersections for collisions involving cyclists, and those for other vehicles.For cyclists, the following intersections had the highest rate of … [Read more...]