07 February 2012

Coroner's Inquest into Cycling Deaths in Ontario

Wow, it's been a long time since my last post!  I have been writing blog entries all along in my head, I assure you, but I guess it's harder for you to read them that way.

Earlier this year, as a result of public pressure and unfortunate cycling tragedies, Ontario's Chief Coroner announced an inquest into cycling deaths in the province.  You can read about some of the details in this news article from October.

A call for submissions went out to the public and I took the opportunity to work with my local Toronto Cyclists Union ward group and draft a set of proposals for increasing safety on our roads.  We developed a set of nine suggestions based around our three pillars of safety: infrastructure, education, enforcement.

Continue reading for our proposals.  We welcome your comments and feedback.

03 August 2011

01 August 2011

Ring and Post Flowers

The other day I was riding through Kensington Market and saw these great flowers growing from ring and post bicycle parking.

30 July 2011

Art Bike Strikes Again!

Saw this sweet second 'art bike' this morning when my partner and I were out for a morning coffee and croissant. Check out more photos inside.

20 July 2011

Ford Nation Meet Bicycle Nation: Ride for Jarvis!

This evening over 1,000 people in this great city of ours took to the streets to register our discontent with the recent decision of city council to remove three bike lanes in Toronto, and we took to the streets to show our support and resolve for a better cycling city for everyone.