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News, Articles and Opinion

  • Risk of cycling exaggerated according to new research Cycling is not as risky as official statistics suggest according to new British research - in fact, for young men it is safer than driving.  A team from the Department of ...
    Posted Dec 27, 2012, 6:47 AM by Avery Burdett
  • New guidelines for road design in Ottawa  Urban planners in Ottawa's bureaucracy have now adopted this configuration as their preferred intersection design in their crusade to promote cycling and reduce accidents.This design coming to Ottawa ...
    Posted Nov 5, 2012, 5:02 PM by RCC Admin.
  • City responds to RRC media release on education? Cycling education needs work, advocates say. Children from Kenmore learn how to properly wear a helmet during one of Canbike's bike rodeos for children in June. Emma Jackson The ...
    Posted Aug 24, 2012, 5:32 AM by RCC Admin.
  • MEDIA RELEASE - City Cycling Program Collapsing MEDIA RELEASE - Subject: City Cycling Program Collapsing - August 1, 2012The Ottawa-based Responsible Cycling Coalition calls on the City of Ottawa to re-examine its cycling priorities. While the ...
    Posted Aug 11, 2012, 2:58 PM by RCC Admin.
  • Ottawa Sun covers bike lane incident "Bike lanes put inexperienced cyclists at risk: (says) cycling coalition" The Ottawa Sun has a coverage of the incident that Bruce Lowe reported on yesterday."A cyclist hit by a ...
    Posted Jul 25, 2012, 1:54 PM by RCC Admin.
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Recent Announcements

  • UK Report skeptical of benefits of cycling infrastructure   We have added to our reference material folder a review of published research on the affect of infrastructure on the causation and reduction of injuries to cyclists.  It was carried ...
    Posted Dec 22, 2011, 5:02 PM by RCC Admin.
  • Become a Can-Bike Instructor The City of Ottawa sent us this message       From: MacGregor, Gord <Gord.MacGregor@ottawa.ca>Date: Mon, Jun 13, 2011 at 8:19 AMSubject: call for: Cycling Instructors   We ...
    Posted Jun 19, 2011, 7:53 PM by Avery Burdett
  • Ottawa Cycling Safety Evaluation Project     Two slide presentations received by RCC from the City of Ottawa have been uploaded into the Reference Material folder.
    Posted Apr 21, 2011, 6:58 AM by RCC Admin.
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Recent Reference Material

  • MTOResponse3.doc   50k - Jan 20, 2013, 8:24 AM by RCC Admin. (v1)
    ‎RCC's response to the province's draft cycling strategy‎
  • UKInfrastructureReview.pdf   593k - Dec 22, 2011, 4:57 PM by RCC Admin. (v2)
    ‎Infrastructure and Cyclist Safety, UK Transportation Research Laboratory, December 2010. A comprehensive review of published research on the affects of cycling infrastructure on causation or reduction of injuries to cyclists. Authors are skeptical of benefits. ‎
  • RCCtotheCoroner.pdf   30k - Nov 30, 2011, 1:45 PM by RCC Admin. (v3)
    ‎RCC submission to the investigation into cycling fatalities by the Ontario Coroner.‎
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Recent Videos

  • City cycling for all Links to EnviroCentre OttawaCan-Bike TrainingTurning left in OttawaNavigating multiple lanes in OttawaPositioning through a roundabout
    Posted Dec 25, 2012, 2:08 PM by Avery Burdett
  • $50 ticket in NYC for "not riding in the bike lane"
    Posted Dec 25, 2012, 1:48 PM by Avery Burdett
  • An intersection in NYC ... "3-Way Street" from vimeo.com (originally posted on TriRudy.com)
    Posted Jun 9, 2011, 8:46 AM by RCC Admin.
  • Hey city....here is some innovative positive marketing.
    Posted Jan 24, 2011, 10:21 AM by Eric Wright
  • League of American Bicyclists The video shows an instructor riding his bicycle as a driver of a vehicle, making normal vehicular maneouvres including lane control, lane sharing, left and right turns, through movements and ...
    Posted Dec 25, 2012, 2:34 PM by Avery Burdett
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Personal Perspectives

  • David McCrindle comments on City traffic calming mechanisms Carleton Avenue is signed as a street that forms part of the Bicycle Route Network.  This street is used by many cyclists because of the safe access it provides to ...
    Posted Aug 31, 2012, 12:21 PM by RCC Admin.
  • Response to Ontario Coroner's Cycling Death Review I wrote an email to the coroners office, after reading the recently released report. The reply was "I once again sorry to hear of your disappointment. Unfortunately, one of our ...
    Posted Aug 12, 2012, 10:18 AM by Graydon Patterson
  • Doug van den Ham - Letter to Coroner Regional Supervising Coroner – Toronto West Region Office of the Chief Coroner 26 Grenville StreetToronto ON M7A 2G7Occo.inquiries@ontario.ca Dr. Dan Cass Re:  Ontario Coroners Review of ...
    Posted Dec 1, 2011, 3:24 PM by RCC Admin.
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