Archive For The “police” Category

Website aims to do what police won’t: record ‘dooring’ accidents

By | August 8, 2013

UPDATE: The website is http://www.doored.ca/ It’s called a “door prize” but it’s not one any Toronto cyclist wants to get. It’s when the door of parked or stopped car opens and hits a cyclist riding by. Police no longer keep track of the number of ‘doorings’ that happen in Ontario since a 2012 change in the [...]

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Toronto police wont track dooring until they’re ordered

By | August 7, 2013

This is disappointing to say the least. The police *know* that cyclists are getting hurt, but are refusing to record the data that could lead to helping reduce these kinds of collisions? Police say they won’t start tracking how many cyclists are “doored” by cars until the police board orders them to do so, a [...]

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VIDEO: Police Board Chairs wants “Doorings” tracked again

By | August 7, 2013

A pretty decent story from CityNews about the push for police to start tracking dooring incidents again. Well, except for the word “wamts” in the title. Proofread please, Citynews. Special appearance by Yvonne Bambrick.  Great job Yvonne!  

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VIDEO: Police Board Chairs wants “Doorings” tracked again

By | August 7, 2013

A pretty decent story from CityNews about the push for police to start tracking dooring incidents again. Well, except for the word “wamts” in the title. Proofread please, Citynews. Special appearance by Yvonne Bambrick.  Great job Yvonne!  

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Police board wants Toronto cops to review ‘dooring’ policy

By | August 6, 2013

Well, this is good news.  The slow wheels of the bureaucracy are moving… but it still begs the question of why tracking dooring data was stopped in the first place.  Surely the Toronto Police Services Board approved that change as well? The chair of the Toronto Police Services Board wants the force to track how [...]

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Police board wants Toronto cops to review ‘dooring’ policy

By | August 6, 2013

Well, this is good news.  The slow wheels of the bureaucracy are moving… but it still begs the question of why tracking dooring data was stopped in the first place.  Surely the Toronto Police Services Board approved that change as well? The chair of the Toronto Police Services Board wants the force to track how [...]

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Here’s the Photo of the E-Biker who Assaulted a Cyclist

By | November 8, 2012

Earlier today we let you know that police were looking for an e-biker / e-scooter user who had assaulted a cyclist in the Spadina & Harbord area: The driver of the e-scooter allegedly punched the cyclist several times in the face before driving away, police say. The suspect is described as white, 5-foot-six, with shoulder-length [...]

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Here’s the Photo of the E-Biker who Assaulted a Cyclist

By | November 8, 2012

Earlier today we let you know that police were looking for an e-biker / e-scooter user who had assaulted a cyclist in the Spadina & Harbord area: The driver of the e-scooter allegedly punched the cyclist several times in the face before driving away, police say. The suspect is described as white, 5-foot-six, with shoulder-length [...]

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Assault in bike lane has Toronto Police on the lookout for e-scooter driver

By | November 8, 2012

  The driver of the e-scooter allegedly punched the cyclist several times in the face before driving away, police say. The suspect is described as white, 5-foot-six, with shoulder-length blond hair. He was  wearing a black/red winter jacket and khaki pants. Read the full post: “Assault in bike lane has Toronto Police on the lookout [...]

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Assault in bike lane has Toronto Police on the lookout for e-scooter driver

By | November 8, 2012

  The driver of the e-scooter allegedly punched the cyclist several times in the face before driving away, police say. The suspect is described as white, 5-foot-six, with shoulder-length blond hair. He was  wearing a black/red winter jacket and khaki pants. Read the full post: “Assault in bike lane has Toronto Police on the lookout [...]

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The News Cycle for Wednesday, Aug 8, 2012

By | August 8, 2012

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 Cycle: All News Cycle links are shared first on our Facebook and Twitter accounts. Every page of BikingToronto has a “The Feed” section on the right side. [...]

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The News Cycle for Wednesday, Aug 8, 2012

By | August 8, 2012

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 Cycle: All News Cycle links are shared first on our Facebook and Twitter accounts. Every page of BikingToronto has a “The Feed” section on the right side. [...]

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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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Toronto Police and CAA Launch “Watch for Bikes” Campaign

By | June 13, 2011

  This morning, the Toronto Police Service and the South Central Ontario Chapter of the Canadian Automobile Association launched their annual “Watch for Bikes” sticker campaign (PDF): So far this year in Toronto, 106 cyclists have been involved in car−bike collisions and 40 charges of “Open Vehicle Door Improperly” have been laid. In 2010, there [...]

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Yonge Street Cops

By | September 15, 2010

via kwazy on flickr Related posts:Bike Cops on Standby Yonge and Bloor Scramble Yonge Lights

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G20 Police Barrier

By | September 8, 2010

via michaeldharvie on flickr

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G20 Fences

By | September 6, 2010

via Paul Flynn on Flickr

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G20 Lineup

By | August 30, 2010

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Proud Bike Cop

By | August 25, 2010

via sjgardiner on flickr

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Toronto Police start Bicycle and Pedestrian Campaign

By | August 23, 2010

Toronto Police used to do this once a year, but with more cyclists on the road these days, they are doing this multiple times per year:
Between Monday, August 23, 2010 and Wednesday, August 25, 2010, 54 and 55 Divisions will be joining together and enforcing bicycle and pedestrian rules of the road.
To date, eight [...]

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G20 Tall Bike

By | August 10, 2010

via brian cameron on flickr

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G20 Bike Line

By | August 9, 2010

via dandmb50flickr on flickr

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