Archive For The “carnage” Category

Star squash player killed in accident on Wednesday

By | November 21, 2013

One of Canada’s top squash players has died after being hit by a car while cycling in Toronto. Squash Canada confirmed in a release that Ottawa’s Adrian Dudzicki died from injuries sustained in an accident on Wednesday when a vehicle struck him as he rode his bicycle to the National Squash Academy. Dudzicki, 23, was [...]

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Ghost bike left on Spadina for Carla Warrilow

By | October 28, 2013

I have no words.  I blame anyone against bikelanes, anywhere.  Anyone who doesn’t think people should be safe no matter what mode of transportation they use is an awful person. The group had gathered at Spadina Ave. and Dundas St. W. to chain a white “ghost bike” to a lamppost as a memorial to 25-year-old [...]

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Cyclist struck on Spadina Avenue dies in hospital

By | October 21, 2013

Sickening.  Keep her family in your thoughts, and continue to push for safer cycling infrastructure and side-guards on trucks. A 25-year-old woman struck by a vehicle on Spadina Avenue last week has died in hospital. Police say that the woman was struck by a vehicle towing a trailer while she cycled along Spadina Avenue near [...]

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The News Cycle for Wednesday, June 13, 2012

By | June 13, 2012

 Watch For Bikes Initiative [The Urban Country] In lieu of proper bike infrastructure, how can drivers and cyclists better co-exist on our streets? This is a question that is pondered frequently on this website and was the basis for our ‘i share the road’ campaign. An annual initiative called “Watch For Bikes” also attempts to address this [...]

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The News Cycle for Saturday, May 26, 2012

By | May 26, 2012

Toronto Bike Month 2012 [BlogTO] Toronto Bike Month 2012 is upon us, so if you haven’t already dusted off your helmet and climbed back in the saddle, now is definitely the the time to do it. The festivities kick off Monday with a group commute from Yonge and Bloor to downtown, and the City of Toronto and Cycle Toronto have [...]

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The News Cycle for Thursday, May 17, 2012

By | May 17, 2012

 Website rates Canadian cities on bike-ability [CBC News] Researchers at UBC and Simon Fraser University have come up with a way to rate how good major Canadian cities are for cycling. Modelled on a site called Walk-Score, researchers tallied up three factors: topography, bike accessibility to shops and the number of bike lanes. The results are [...]

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Cyclist Hit at Jarvis and Carlton

By | December 1, 2010

[photo by Pica A on Twitpic] Not seeing any stories in the news about this one yet… but will update this post when we do. The above photo was taken around 8 pm last night (Tuesday).  It’s on Jarvis just north of Carlton in front of the National Ballet School. Related posts:Photo of the Day: [...]

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  1. Photo of the Day: Yonge & Carlton
  2. Video: Jarvis with 4 Car Lanes, Still no Gridlock
  3. The Jarvis Bikelanes are Painted!

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Cyclist killed by Streetcar at Spadina and Lakeshore

By | November 19, 2010

Tragedy on the streets this morning: A cyclist was struck and killed this morning by a streetcar on Spadina Ave. The accident occurred around 7:30 a.m. near the intersection of Spadina and Lake Shore Blvd. W. The male cyclist, in his 60s, was declared dead at the scene, Const. Hugh Smith said. This was the [...]

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  1. Cyclist Pinned Under Streetcar on Spadina
  2. Cyclist Hit at Front & Spadina
  3. Cyclist Killed in the West End

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