Bicycle Safety

31 Jul 2019
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York Region Tests Intersection Safety Program

In an effort to make the roadways safer for pedestrians and cyclists, York Region is launching a pilot program that will make changes to major intersections in the area. Alarming…

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30 Apr 2019
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Spring is a Time for Bicycle Safety

As warm weather returns, more cyclists will be taking to our crowded roads. With this in mind, the Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) presents useful resources to help cyclists stay…

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28 Jun 2018
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City of Mississaugua Proposes Major Cycling Improvements

On Wednesday, members of the General Committee endorsed the 2018 Cycling Master Plan. This is an important step because bicycle riding is on the rise in Canada and has doubled…

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31 May 2018
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Ellen’s Law at One Year: Little Has Changed

The CBC notes that it has been a year since Ellen’s Law—designed to protect bicyclists from collisions with automobiles—has passed. In that year, many say that very little has changed…

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18 May 2018
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2018 Could Mark Record Pedestrian and Cyclist Deaths in Toronto

Despite joining other cities in the “Vision Zero Pledge” nearly two years ago, Toronto authorities recently announced that 2018 may be the city’s deadliest year for both pedestrians and cyclists….

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20 Apr 2018
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Ontario Roads Need to be Safer for Bicyclists

Public Health Ontario currently reports that at least seven cyclists will find themselves in a trauma or emergency ward every day—an alarming statistic that is currently increasing. In recent years, the…

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01 Jun 2017
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A Toddlers Tragic Death Launches a Review of How Toronto is Keeping Bicyclists Safe on Pedestrian Trails Near Heavy Traffic

A tragic bicycle death has raised concerns across the community launching a safety review of pedestrian trails throughout Toronto – most of which are located near vehicle traffic. A five-year-old…

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04 May 2017
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May is Bike Month in Canada

Bike events will be held throughout the Greater Toronto & Hamilton areas in celebration of 2017 Bike Month, held May 29- June 30th. Bike month is a way to bring…

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24 Jan 2017
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Toronto Announces “Vision Zero Road Safety Plan” for 2017

City officials in Toronto have developed a plan to reduce preventable injuries and fatalities on the roads of Toronto. The “Vision Zero Road Safety Plan” will strategically target at risk…

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28 Sep 2016
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Statistics Show One Bicyclist or Pedestrian is Struck By a Vehicle Every 2.5 Hours in Toronto

New statistics from the Toronto Police Department indicate that this summer was extremely dangerous for bicyclists and pedestrians in the Greater Toronto Area. According to Police, 542 pedestrians and 541…

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