6 people per day are hit by a car in Toronto

Toronto Life:

Five years ago, Jaye Robinson, the councillor for Don Valley West and then chair of public works and infrastructure, proposed a new pedestrian safety initiative that took inspiration from a Swedish model called Vision Zero. Under Vision Zero, the only acceptable number of injuries and deaths is no injuries and deaths. Not reduced deaths—zero deaths. Its methods: speed reductions on all streets, in-your-face safety awareness campaigns and redesigned roadways that physically separate drivers from pedestrians.

Stockholm, Edmonton and New York have had success with Vision Zero.

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The intersection of St. Clair and Jeanette, where Miehm was struck and killed by a driver who ran a red light

The intersection of St. Clair and Jeanette, where Miehm was struck and killed by a driver who ran a red light