Cyclists, like pedestrians, are vulnerable to significant injuries or death in crashes with cars. While the top contributing factors attributed to crashes with cyclists are driver distraction and failure to yield, there are things that both drivers and cyclists can do to help everyone stay safe.
Cycling Canada is excited to officially publish its new 10-year strategic plan to 2030. Formally approved by Cycling Canada’s board in late 2020, the plan outlines a bold and transformative pathway for the organization and the sport in Canada over the next decade.
Cycling advocates say bicycle theft is a large barrier in Vancouver that keeps many would-be riders from strapping on a helmet and hitting one of the city’s many bike lanes.
Many years from now, 2020 will be just another entry in the history of sports. In the meantime, we are the unwitting actors as that history is written; all we can do is stay safe, knowing that we will get through this together and be stronger as a result.
The continued growth of cycling in Canada is leading to the development of infrastructure that better serves the safety and mobility needs of cyclists. A new report from the Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) will help practitioners evaluate the potential safety performance of new facilities for cycling.