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Toronto: Police hand out 273 tickets in bike lane parking crackdown
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The Toronto police handed out nearly 300 tickets last week as part of a crackdown on drivers who park in bike lanes.The parking enforcement unit …Continue

Tags: Parking, Tickets, Lanes, Bike, Toronto

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paul Lazzaro Jun 6.

Bike Video from Chicago (1939)
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Duppie Apr 17, 2014.

Watch out for Divvy Trucks
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I rode by a non-unformed guy loading up Divvy bikes into a Ryder van the other day and thought it suspicious but was in a rush so I didn't stop.Today I saw a Divvy-uniformed worker loading up bikes…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chitown_Mike Oct 11, 2013.

 

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Paul Lazzaro replied to pat 5.5mi's discussion Toronto: Police hand out 273 tickets in bike lane parking crackdown
"The political backlash would be too intense.  The media would be filled with commentary about elite, privileged, entitled cyclists vs ordinary, good and decent citizens who have no choice but to defend themselves in this 'war on…"
Jun 6
V W replied to pat 5.5mi's discussion Toronto: Police hand out 273 tickets in bike lane parking crackdown
"I'd like to see a crackdown on dooring. So few of those cases, if any, are properly handled by CPD."
Jun 6
Maurice replied to pat 5.5mi's discussion Toronto: Police hand out 273 tickets in bike lane parking crackdown
"I've never seen a bike cop write a ticket for parking in the bike lane, though I've often seen them ride past cars parked in the bike lane without even suggesting that they move.   I saw a Dept. of Revenue "meter maid" on a…"
Jun 6
Anne Alt replied to pat 5.5mi's discussion Toronto: Police hand out 273 tickets in bike lane parking crackdown
"I sometimes see bike cops watching the bike lanes and writing tickets. I just wish they did it more often."
Jun 6
Maurice replied to pat 5.5mi's discussion Toronto: Police hand out 273 tickets in bike lane parking crackdown
"I'll never understand why they don't do that here.  Politicians constantly complain that they don't have enough money, but yet they ignore this obvious revenue stream.  I see multiple cars illegally parked in…"
Jun 6
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Toronto: Police hand out 273 tickets in bike lane parking crackdown

The Toronto police handed out nearly 300 tickets last week as part of a crackdown on drivers who park in bike lanes.The parking enforcement unit launched the weeklong “Right 2 Bike” campaign last Monday to coincide with the start of the annual Bike Month. According to Brian Moniz, acting officer-in-charge for parking enforcement, by Sunday officers had given out 273 tickets for $150…See More
Jun 6
pat 5.5mi replied to Haddon's discussion ...and you will know me by the awesomness of my wheels.
"what do this look like at speed?  brown?  :)"
May 8, 2015
Dan and pat 5.5mi are now friends
Apr 27, 2015
pat 5.5mi replied to Yasmeen's discussion Do you use hand signals while riding?
"I 'try' to signal all turns or lane changes.  I signal slowing down very rarely.  One instance I can remember was when I knew something was coming and it may not have been expected to others.  There was a short stretch of…"
Jan 6, 2015
pat 5.5mi replied to Yasmeen's discussion Do you use hand signals while riding?
"The trouble with only signaling when traffic is around is that using signals is most beneficial for YOU th signaler when there are people around that you don't know about.   "
Jan 6, 2015
pat 5.5mi replied to Andrew Bedno's discussion Sign the petition: Two tickets for murder
"I signed because... I don't want this to happen to my daughter."
Dec 9, 2014
pat 5.5mi replied to Alex Z's discussion Acceptable to shoal in this circumstance?
"I would go around to the car's left. Caveat: I would do this only if I was familiar with the light, in the sense that I was confident that I could filter through the cars to the front before the light turns green.  If not, then I would…"
Oct 29, 2014
pat 5.5mi replied to Kevin C Dormant's discussion Road Construction Report(s)
"The Morgan Street Bridge near UIC has reopened to car/bike traffic."
Oct 8, 2014
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Sep 30, 2014
pat 5.5mi replied to Vilda's discussion Think of this as a Missed Connection.
"You: Everyone on a bike back in Chicago. Me: Guy driving a rental car in North Dallas for work for the week. Can't wait to rejoin you at the end of the week."
Jun 3, 2014
pat 5.5mi replied to Kevin C Dormant's discussion Road Construction Report(s)
"What about Halsted?  "
May 28, 2014

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