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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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

On The Blogs: How To Light Your Bike

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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...]

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...]

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...]

Cyclist Pinned Under Streetcar on Spadina

Be careful out there everyone.  It's a good idea NOT to cut in front of streetcars. A cyclist was pinned under a streetcar in Chinatown on Sunday, suffering severe but not life-threatening … [Read more...]

Blue Bike Lanes for Toronto

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The Spacing website has started off their "Ideas for Toronto" series of posts with a doozy (of a great idea) - coloured bikelanes! Coloured bikelanes range from The colours range from red in the … [Read more...]

Video: How To Pass A Cyclist

Toronto Cyclist John Spragge has compiled a nice little montage of videos he has taken from his bike to demonstrate safe and unsafe passing by cars and trucks, from a cyclists' … [Read more...]

Changes Coming to the Bloor Viaduct Bikelanes

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The Bloor Viaduct bikelanes are essential pieces of cycling infrastructure for residents of East York, the Danforth, Riverdale, Leslieville, the Beaches, etc... but they have some problems including … [Read more...]

Cyclist Hurt in Hit & Run at King & Dufferin

3 am this morning saw a collision at King & Dufferin that resulted in serious injuries to a cyclist, and the vehicle involved left the scene: Toronto police are looking for two suspects after a … [Read more...]

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