In a unanimous vote, yesterday, Toronto City Council approved the implementation of Vision Zero 2.0.
The new $123-million dollar plan aims to reduce cyclist and pedestrian deaths to zero.One of its initiatives is to reduce speed limits on more roads across the city.
Yesterday, a pedestrian was struck and killed by a garbage truck driver in North York. The victim is the 18th pedestrian to be killed by collision in Toronto this year.
Also, Toronto City Council approved the creation of a new agency to oversee seniors’ housing in the city as part of the Toronto Community Housing Corporation portfolio.
Libby Znaimer is joined by Gideon Forman, Transportation Policy Analyst at the David Suzuki Foundation and Toronto Councillor Shelley Carroll.