Whatever Happended to Vision Zero?

cyclist riding alongside Toronto streetcar Seventeen pedestrians were injured in separate incidents in the Toronto area on a rainy night in early November of 2018. After two years of press conferences, millions in infrastructure improvements, and repeated promises by the city of Toronto, pedestrian safety still goes out the window every time mother nature has a bad day. Vision Zero … Continued

Cyclist Killed. Cyclist Killed. Cyclist Injured. Cyclist Killed.

Bike rack It seems like these could be the headlines of any Toronto newspaper on any given day this summer. According to this article in the Toronto Star, there have already been more cyclist/pedestrian deaths this year in Toronto than in any other year in the past decade. And, there is a lot of cycling season left … Continued

Should Crosswalk Illusions Be a Reality?

boy standing on 3d crosswalk Cities at home and abroad test street art to improve pedestrian safety. It’s been a grim year for pedestrians in Toronto. The city is on pace to log one of the worst years on record, with 17 pedestrian deaths by the end of June. And the death toll continues to mount despite well-intentioned measures to … Continued

Traffic Accident Fatalities on the Rise: What Torontonians Need to Know

Posted November 11, 2016 | Leonard Kunka quoted

Traffic accident fatalities thumbnail TORONTO, November 10, 2016 – When everyone claims the right of way, no one wins. That seems to be exactly what’s happening on Toronto’s streets as the number of traffic collisions and fatalities climbs. “It is a real public safety issue and one that could get even worse as we transition from fall to winter,” … Continued