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= Data files Here's how we accessed data for all these files vancouver.csv: Vancouver bicycle accidents. Years: 2006 to 2010 Source: Vancouver Police Department License: Public domain Edits: - merged deaths and accidents into single spreadsheet with "fatal" column - changed Jul 26 to Jul 28 for 2006 accident at Clark/Grandview calgary.csv: Calgary bicycle accidents. Years: 1996 to 2011 Source: Calgary Police Department License: Public domain Edits: - formatted into prettier text - Replaced strings like "On RICHMOND RD SW between SARCEE TR SW & 51 S" with strings like "RICHMOND RD SW at SARCEE TR SW", for Google's geocoder ottawa.csv: Ottawa bicycle accidents. Years: 1999 to 2010 (details only in 2006-2010) Source: Ottawa Police Service & City of Ottawa License: Public domain Edits: - Transcribed details from paper copy for 2006-2010 toronto.csv: Toronto bicycle accidents. Years: 1986 to 2010 Source: License: Public domain Edits: - removed many columns - removed rows with malformed dates and integers - set time-of-day on rows with malformed times to 00:00 halifax.csv: Nova Scotia bicycle accidents. Years: 2006 to 2010 Source: Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations Collected and provided to SNSMR by policing agencies License: Public domain Columns: "Charges": police charges against the motor vehicle driver. 122 (2) The driver of a vehicle who has stopped as required by law at the entrance to a through highway shall yield to other vehicles within the intersection or approaching so closely on the through highway as to constitute an immediate hazard, but said driver having so yielded may proceed, and other vehicles approaching the intersection on the through highway shall yield to the vehicle so proceeding into or across the through highway. 83 (2) It shall be an offence for the driver of any vehicle or for the motorman of any street car to disobey the instructions of any official traffic sign or signal placed in accordance with this Act, unless otherwise directed by a peace officer. R.S., c. 293, s. 83. 93 (2) The drivers of vehicles, pedestrians, and all other traffic approaching or at an intersection or on a part of the highway controlled by any of the traffic signals mentioned in subsection (1) shall act in obedience to the traffic signals in accordance with the following instructions: 97 (4) Any peace officer who is a witness to or who investigates any accident in which a vehicle upon a highway is involved, whether or not required to be reported under this Section, shall forward to the Registrar, in addition to any other report that may be required under this Section, a report setting forth full particulars of the accident, the names and addresses of the persons involved, the extent of the personal injuries or property damage, if any, and such other information as may enable the Registrar to determine whether any driver involved in or contributing to the accident should be prosecuted, and where the peace officer or any other person has laid an information against a driver of a vehicle in connection with such accident, such fact shall be stated in the report. 170A (1) In this Section, "bicycle" includes any device designated to transport passengers and to be drawn by a bicycle. (2) No person shall ride on or operate a bicycle unless the person is wearing a bicycle helmet that complies with the regulations and the chin strap of the helmet is securely fastened under the chin. 171 (2) No person shall ride a bicycle, tricycle, or similar machine on a sidewalk, provided, nothing in this Section shall be deemed or construed to prevent the use of velocipedes or similar machines by children on a sidewalk in a public square, park, city or town. (3) Where a roadway has a bicycle lane for bicycles travelling in the same direction that a cyclist is travelling, the cyclist shall ride in the bicycle lane unless it is impracticable to do so. (I have to look into this one: I don't think it's right) 174A (1) Notwithstanding Section 174, every motor vehicle equipped with one or more headlamps must be equipped with lighted daytime running lights or lighted headlamps at all times while being operated upon a highway within the Province. (2) Subsection (1) does not apply to a motor vehicle registered as an antique vehicle. 2008, c. 62, s. 2. = Finding latitudes and longitudes. Use the script `../importer/importer.py` to import each CSV file. To import them all, run `../importer/import-all.sh`. Google's terms of service forbid us from redistributing latitudes and longitudes in any city except Toronto (where our initial dataset included latitudes and longitudes). That's why you can't download them. The importer can only geocode a certain number of accidents per day: a Google geocoder limit. Just wait 24 hours and re-start it. = Corrections We used Google's geocoder to find locations based on the addresses here. Sometimes, Google would return the wrong location. We tried to detect every error, then offer a correction: another address Google would be able to geocode correctly. These are in the `CITY-geocoding-errors.txt` files. Each line looks like "bad address--good address". After geocoding, we ran `../importer/geocoder_take2.py` on each of the `CITY-geocoding-errors.txt` files to correct the latitudes and longitudes. Where an address made no sense, we positioned it at (0, 0). = Google Fusion Tables After all this is done, we need CSV files to upload to Google Spreadsheets. Run `../importer/exporter-all.sh` to export a CSV per city.