Improving Road Safety – World Health Organization

The World Health Organization (WHO) has released a new report on road safety, “The Global Status Report on Road Safety 2013“, which estimates that 1.24 million

Traffic Congestion Costs More than Toll Roads

In Ontario, there is finally an open debate among decision-makers about the policies that are needed to reduce traffic congestion in, and fund public transit

Six Reasons to Support an Ambitious Cycling Strategy

On November 30, 2012, the Ontario Ministry of Transportation released a Draft Cycling Strategy that is intended to replace the Ministry’s 1992 Bicycle Policy. The proposal has

Hurricane Sandy – A Wake-up Call?

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, it seems an appropriate moment to re-examine the issue of climate change and its impacts on human health. For

Where do E-Bikes Belong?

Over the last several months, I have seen scooter style e-bikes everywhere in down town Toronto; parked on side walks and travelling on roads, bike lanes,

Why don’t we walk and cycle more?

I rode my bike everywhere when I was growing up.  As a teen I loved the independence it gave me.  I never thought or cared

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