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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 York, a ticket for riding on the sidewalk is $3.75. That odd gap, which has remained since the city’s amalgamation, highlights a problem with […]

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Are Toronto Police Ticketing Cyclists More?

From the Forums: The Bike Union is reporting that some cyclists are reporting that the police are looking for cycling infractions more recently: http://bikeunion.to/news/2010/03/02/ticket-alert-cyclists-reporting-more-fines-police-attention Have you noticed anything? It’s been the same on my commute (I hardly *ever* see any cops). The Union offers a few good tips too: “Please also note that officers should […]

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