Pedestrian deaths, Toronto panders to cars

 Pedestrians cross a street at night in downtown Toronto on Oct. 5. (Photo EDUARDO LIMA / METRO)

Pedestrians cross a street at night in downtown Toronto on Oct. 5. (Photo EDUARDO LIMA / METRO)

(Photo EDUARDO LIMA / METRO)

theglobeandmail.com: "More than one pedestrian a week has been killed on Toronto's streets this year. Toronto's leaders have responded to this crisis with pathetic and counterproductive ideas that placate drivers and their precious road spaces."

BRIAN DOUCET CONTRIBUTED TO THE GLOBE AND MAIL
Brian Doucet is an associate professor in the School of Planning at the University of Waterloo