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Toronto cyclist relies on hand signals as key safety measure

Meredith Johnson is cycling with a friend down Midland Avenue. They both stop to make a right turn, and in unison they lift their left arms out and up to signal before they make the turn.

“I first learned about signalling from a childhood friend’s parents who used to bring me along on their family bike rides,” she said.

Johnson, 26, is a Torontonian who cycles everywhere. She commutes via bike year round, so she’s quite used to signalling.

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Debate rolls on: Bike lanes on Bloor?

Bloor Street may soon be a safer place for cyclists. The popular east-west route in downtown Toronto was recently the topic of discussion at a Public Works and Infrastructure Committee meeting at City Hall. The…