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Ontario Cycling

 

Keeping Ontario Roads Safe Act, March 17, 2014

25 Mar 2014, Posted by David Laing in Ontario Cycling

By passing Keeping Ontario Roads Safe Act, cyclists motorists and all citizens can benefit Ontario Ministry of Transportation is proposing legislation to amend the Highway Traffic Act in a manner that would impact cyclist and motorist interaction in the province. “The proposed legislation would respond to municipal requests, stakeholder input and recommendations from the Office of the Chief Coroner for Ontario to promote cycling as active transportation and improve cyclist safety by: Allowing cyclists to use the paved  shoulders on…

#CycleON: Ontario’s Cycling Strategy

10 Feb 2014, Posted by David Laing in Ontario Cycling

This September 2013 report by the Ministry of Transportation lays out the strategy for the next 20 years and outlines what needs to be done to promote cycling across the province as a viable mode of transportation. Vision 2033: “Cycling in Ontario is recognized, respected, and valued as a core mode of transportation that provides individuals and communities with health, economic, environmental, social and other benefits.” Aspirational Goals for 2033 Ontario is recognized as the best Canadian province for cycling and ranked among…

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