I call these ridges "Death Valley"... but no matter what you call them they are a danger. Glad to see The Star's Fixer address these... too bad it's just one out on Victoria Park. Next up would be the entire length of Steeles, much of Keele, Bathurst, Wilson... and I'm certain there's more in the core as well.
A big, bad bus knuckle on Victoria Park Ave. is waiting to sucker-punch unsuspecting cyclists or motorcycle riders.
Anyone who drives in Toronto has bumped across a ridge in the pavement at spots where TTC buses discharge or pick up riders, and often don't see them until they've hit it.
Over time, the weight of a bus stopping in the same place forms two grooves in the road. The asphalt eventually rises between the grooves and forms a ridge that looks like a knuckle.
For a car, a bus knuckle is no big deal. But for people on a bike or motorcycle, they're hard to see and deadly.
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