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Thursday, May 1, 2008: Is Toronto safe for cyclists?
Goldhawk LIVE tackles the tough issues affecting you in your city. From property taxes to crime, gun violence to elections, Dale Goldhawk welcomes local politicians, business leaders and concerned citizens to discuss the problems and seek solutions.
Call in with your comments and questions and watch LIVE at 9pm on Rogers Cable 10 in Toronto and 63 in Scarborough.
Toronto is considering converting a popular bike path that runs along the North side of Lakeshore Boulevard East into parkland. This point isn't to change the bike path, but to change the city's influence in the area. It's all part of a strategy to oppose the Walmart being planned for this part of the city.
The Urban Repair Squad, using actors, created this video for the Creative Activism exhibit at the Toronto Free Gallery. Enjoy. Very funny.
Via Boing Boing: a 60's bike safety film to prove that monkeys on bikes like to do things differently and end up dead. You want to stay alive? Then don't monkey around. And don't wear masks that make it difficult to see out of.
Here are some of the things the monkeys on bikes like Rooty, Tink, Floog, Rosby, Slim, Trigby, Nel, Filbert, and Stan don't like to do which humans should:
The Advocacy for Respect for Cyclists is seeking volunteers for Saturday September 15th 12noon to 2pm in the Pharmacy Ave and Lawrence Ave area to deliver flyers and posters seeking information in the death of Patrick Lonergan.
Patrick Lonergan was riding his bicycle in the area on the morning of Sunday September 2nd when he was struck down by a stolen truck. The driver has not been apprehended. Patrick was a mentally challenged individual who faced more obstacles every day than most people face in a lifetime, his best friend has told us he faced each day with a smile.