Wednesday, December 5, 2012

From CBC BC — Pedestrian Deaths
Dominate Vancouver Traffic Fatalities

"The records show in each of the past five years, more pedestrians have been killed in Vancouver than drivers, passengers, cyclists, and motorcyclists combined."

It seems increasingly clear that it will take a court challenge to force cities and their Planners and Traffic Engineers to design streets safe and accessible for all. This vast and expensive public space has to be reclaimed and they won't be doing voluntarily. As drivers, we make an implicit agreement: I'll go along with it as long as it's somebody else's grandparent or teenager killed.

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