Crossing busy city streets can be dangerous, especially for young students, who, like all Toronto pedestrians, must deal with speeding cars, stopping just before a crosswalk or racing through before those on foot have made it to the other side.
The city of Toronto recently launched new traffic safety campaign, just as the end of daylight saving time ushers in darker days and winter driving conditions. The campaign, featuring ads on TTC vehicles with the slogan ‘Stay Alert – Stay Safe’, aims to educate the drivers, pedestrians, motorists and cyclists, to use extra caution as […]
Const. Hugh Smith has seen drivers doing some pretty irresponsible things, he says. “Shaving, putting eyeliner on,” he said. “I even observed someone with a whole pizza box, open lid covering the steering wheel, and they were pulling the pizza apart with both hands — all while driving down a busy street.”
A Toronto cycling advocate supports the arrival of a new bike-sharing enterprize in the city. Bixi offers cyclists, who buy monthly or annual passes, a service to share bikes on a user need basis. Already popular in Montreal, London and Paris, Bixi will be inaugurated in Toronto in May next year. Over 1,000 bikes will […]