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  1. #1
    Evil Jr.
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    Hamilton Traffic Blitz Thursday Morning

    Heads up on your bikes tomorrow morning - the police are going to help us reduce congestion!

    Traffic blitz Thursday morning

    All on-duty officers will be out to enforce intersection safety Thursday morning.

    From 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., all available police from patrol to the Chief’s office will be looking for drivers failing to stop completely at red lights and stop signs, pedestrians crossing against lights, and cyclists riding through intersections.

    The blitz is part of the “all hands on deck” program, and will be the fourth time the service has done it.

    Police are warning pedestrians and cyclists that they can be issue ticket for failing to obey traffic laws.

    The event is intended increase safety and reduce congestion on city streets.
    Please enjoy seeing this terrible collection of me - something wonderful is about to happy.

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    Where in the HTA is the prohibition on cyclists "riding through an intersection"?
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    All my faucets is Moen.
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    shoutout to whoever created the bike box

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    Quote Originally Posted by ghettocruiser View Post

    Where in the HTA is the prohibition on cyclists "riding through an intersection"?
    When under pressure, your level of performance will sink to your level of preparation.

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    I've seen those bike boxes on UofT campus, but I'm slightly embarrassed to say that I don't actually get what they're supposed to be for... I hope it's not something about giving more space/time to wobbly cyclists getting up to speed on the green light.... enlighten, please!

    All hands on deck is a nice touch. The stats for Toronto in recent years show cyclists receiving anywhere from 20-40% of citations in the annual bike week blitz whilst making up less than 2% of total road users. Hope you do better than that in Hamilton!

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    I'm glad I started my commute at 6:30AM! 9 is a little late for a morning 'blitz' isn't it?
    phil shep


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