Archive For The “streetcar tracks” Category

City to launch streetcar track bike safety project

By | November 14, 2012

The city is set to embark on a pilot project to keep cyclists safe from a ever-present menace: streetcar tracks.   A report going before the public works committee next week recommends testing safety measures at trouble spots where riders frequently get their wheels caught in the tracks.   If approved, the pilot project will [...]

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City of Toronto Addresses Streetcar Track Hazards for Cyclists; New Bike Lanes Absent

By | November 13, 2012

According to the report, City staff recommend developing a “streetcar track and cyclist” safety strategy. The goal of the strategy will be to actively collect data on streetcar track incidents, communicate safety tips and to ultimately launch a pilot project that will test various pavement markings to improve visibility for cyclists. Cycle Toronto proposed similar [...]

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City of Toronto Addresses Streetcar Track Hazards for Cyclists; New Bike Lanes Absent

By | November 13, 2012

According to the report, City staff recommend developing a “streetcar track and cyclist” safety strategy. The goal of the strategy will be to actively collect data on streetcar track incidents, communicate safety tips and to ultimately launch a pilot project that will test various pavement markings to improve visibility for cyclists. Cycle Toronto proposed similar [...]

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Streetcar tracks blamed for a third of bicycling injuries

By | October 19, 2012

  Streetcar tracks may be a factor in almost a third of all bicycle crashes in Toronto, new research suggests. Of 276 Toronto cyclists interviewed, 90 reported that streetcar tracks were directly involved in their crashes, says Kay Teschke, a professor in the University of British Columbia’s School of Population and Public Health. About half [...]

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Streetcar tracks blamed for a third of bicycling injuries

By | October 19, 2012

  Streetcar tracks may be a factor in almost a third of all bicycle crashes in Toronto, new research suggests. Of 276 Toronto cyclists interviewed, 90 reported that streetcar tracks were directly involved in their crashes, says Kay Teschke, a professor in the University of British Columbia’s School of Population and Public Health. About half [...]

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Make Your Voice Heard about Cycling with Streetcar Tracks

By | September 10, 2012

Via CycleToronto: The issue of what to do regarding removing or paving over the decommissioned streetcar tracks on Wychwood Ave (following a recent cycling death there) will be discussed at the upcoming Public Works and Infrastructure Committee (PWIC) meeting this Wednesday September 12th.  A motion requests that City staff explore improvements to both decommissioned streetcar tracks [...]

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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 Lean

By | December 10, 2010

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Red

By | December 6, 2010

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Night Lights

By | December 1, 2010

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University of Toronto Blur

By | November 23, 2010

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Green Bicycle

By | November 22, 2010

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Foggy Toronto

By | November 15, 2010

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Crossing Spadina

By | September 22, 2010

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Methods of Transportation

By | September 21, 2010

via Paul Flynn on Flickr Related posts:G20 Riders G20 Bicycle Ride G20 Fences

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Big Hair

By | September 14, 2010

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June Critical Mass Toronto

By | September 7, 2010

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G20 Riders

By | September 3, 2010

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G20 Lineup

By | August 30, 2010

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Summer in the City

By | August 24, 2010

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