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More Sidewalk Conflicts in the ‘Burbs

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Yet another article from the 'burbs about pedestrians being unhappy with cyclists using the sidewalk: Oshawa bylaws only prohibit cyclists on downtown sidewalks. But Atkinson and her husband Thomas, … [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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Inconsistencies in Antiquated Bicycle Bylaws

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Via TheStar.com In downtown Toronto, cyclists caught zipping down sidewalks can get slapped with a $90 fine. The same offence elsewhere will only cost you lunch money: In Scarborough and North … [Read more...]