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Bike union ‘strong voice’ for cyclists

It is the perfect storm for cyclists. Climate change, obesity andtraffic congestion are persuading more of us to view cycling as alegitimate mode of transportation rather than just recreation.


It is the perfect storm for cyclists. Climate change, obesity and traffic congestion are persuading more of us to view cycling as a legitimate mode of transportation rather than just recreation.


Yesterday, those conditions converged with the launch of the Toronto Cyclists Union and a $5 million Metrolinx program designed to make biking and public transit more compatible.


Rick Conroy, of the new cycling union, said his volunteers want to provide “a strong, unified voice advocating for the rights of all ages and all types of cyclists.”


 
 
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