Archive For The “Toronto Police” Category

Why is the Queen’s Quay Bike Lane a Parking Lot?

By | April 5, 2012

The bike lane on Queen’s Quay at Bathurst has always been a parking lot. This lane, connecting directly to the Martin Goodman Trail to the west, is bordered by condos, townhomes and a park. The condo tower on the corner of Bathurst and Queen’s Quay contains a small grocery store, one that constantly receives deliveries […]

Read more »

Why is the Queen’s Quay Bike Lane a Parking Lot?

By | April 5, 2012

The bike lane on Queen’s Quay at Bathurst has always been a parking lot. This lane, connecting directly to the Martin Goodman Trail to the west, is bordered by condos, townhomes and a park. The condo tower on the corner of Bathurst and Queen’s Quay contains a small grocery store, one that constantly receives deliveries [...]

Read more »

Report Toronto Traffic Problems Online

By | October 25, 2011

It sometimes feel like Toronto police get stuck in a rut when it comes to enforcing traffic violations. They have their preferred locations where they camp out and rarely seem to stray from these established areas. To me, that means that many places in the city, places where law violations seriously risk the safety of […]

Read more »

Acura brings “elegance” to vehicular homicide

By | April 2, 2011

Since I work in marketing, and advertising is a large part of what I do, I tend to spend a lot of time thinking about words. I’ll turn over a short sentence dozens of times trying to find a word or words that instantly convey my message. Some sentences speak volumes and every ad copy [...]

Related posts:

  1. Changing My Point of View
  2. Bike share brings out creativity
  3. Set an Example; Stop for Open Streetcar Doors

Read more »

Important Number Missing From Toronto Police Bicycle “Blitz”

By | August 27, 2010

Every time the Toronto Police launch a “blitz” campaign, all we seem to care about are the numbers.
How many tickets were issued? How many law-breakers were brought to justice? How many scofflaws now have to pay a hefty fine?
But when all is said and done there is one number that is almost always absent. This [...]

Related posts:

  1. Toronto Police Officers on Bikes; Pylon Training
  2. What Would a Bicycle Licence Program in Toronto Mean?
  3. TAVIS – Visible, Approachable Police Officers on Bikes and Foot

Read more »

Set an Example; Stop for Open Streetcar Doors

By | August 10, 2010

Toronto Police Services are currently handing out warnings to drivers and cyclists who fail to stop for open streetcar doors.
I’ve seen some people on bikes coast by open doors in the hopes of passing streetcars and getting ahead of traffic. While illegal this behaviour is also incredibly rude. People often rush when leaving or trying [...]

Related posts:

  1. Fewer Stop Signs Attract Motorists, Not Cyclists
  2. Handling Street Car Tracks and Difficult Intersections With “Indirect Left Turns”
  3. A Pro Skateboarder’s Lesson for Cyclists and Bad Drivers

Read more »