A Toronto Police officer has gained fame for calling out drivers on social media who block bicycle lanes.
Kyle Ashley, a 29-year-old who received social media training at the city’s police college earlier this year, has been a hit on Twitter the past month for promoting cycling safety.
— PEO K. Ashley (@TPS_ParkingPal) June 4, 2017
His role, initially a one-month pilot project, has been extended through the end of June following positive feedback from the community.
— PEO K. Ashley (@TPS_ParkingPal) June 12, 2017
Ashley tweets regularly, offering advice to cyclists and posting photos of motor vehicles that obstruct lanes. He’s also been collecting and mapping data.