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City to launch streetcar track bike safety project

City to launch streetcar track bike safety project

The city is set to embark on a pilot project to keep cyclists safe from a ever-present menace: streetcar tracks.   A report going before the public works committee next week recommends testing … [Read more...]

City of Toronto Addresses Streetcar Track Hazards for Cyclists; New Bike Lanes Absent

City of Toronto Addresses Streetcar Track Hazards for Cyclists; New Bike Lanes Absent

According to the report, City staff recommend developing a “streetcar track and cyclist” safety strategy. The goal of the strategy will be to actively collect data on streetcar track incidents, … [Read more...]

Streetcar tracks blamed for a third of bicycling injuries

Streetcar tracks blamed for a third of bicycling injuries

  Streetcar tracks may be a factor in almost a third of all bicycle crashes in Toronto, new research suggests. Of 276 Toronto cyclists interviewed, 90 reported that streetcar tracks were … [Read more...]

Make Your Voice Heard about Cycling with Streetcar Tracks

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Via CycleToronto: The issue of what to do regarding removing or paving over the decommissioned streetcar tracks on Wychwood Ave (following a recent cycling death there) will be discussed at the … [Read more...]

The News Cycle for Wednesday, Aug 8, 2012

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About the News Cycle The News Cycle is a periodic post which brings together links to news, events and other things which may be of interest to Toronto’s cyclists. Other ways to get the News … [Read more...]

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