Archive For The “fines” Category

Councillor Josh Matlow to ask for higher bikelane parking fines

By | September 19, 2011

City Council is meeting this coming Wednesday (Sept. 21st) and Councillor Josh Matlow (Ward 22, St. Pauls) has a proposal on the agenda by substantially increasing the fine (to $500) for parking on city arterials or in bikelanes during rush hour periods. I don’t see parking enforcement officers ticketing bikelane parkers much (but do, on [...]

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Inconsistencies in Antiquated Bicycle Bylaws

By | January 27, 2011

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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