PEDESTRIAN SAFETY

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Safer Streets Might Have Prevented This Little Girl's Death

It's a sad day for Toronto as a family will hold funeral for a seven-year-old girl. She was hit by a van near her home. Her death is an unimaginable loss to her family and the community. This loss of life should compel us to think about making our streets safer for all, but especially for pedestrians and bicyclists, who are more vulnerable than others are. The tragedy is raising questions about the harmful impacts of increased traffic on residential streets.
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Vancouver Pedestrian Deaths Soar

Vancouver Police Department records show more pedestrians die on city streets than any other road user, and city hall is looking to do something about it. The records show in each of the past five ye...