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IMPORTANT NOTICE

Attention: Wexford Heights BIA Business MembersIn light of the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic crisis, it was the decision of the Wexford Heights BIA’s Board of Management to cancel this year`s Taste of Lawrence Festival. The event to resume in July 2021.
The health and safety of all concerned is the upmost importance to the Wexford Heights BIA as we all do our best to get through this crisis together.

Friday, 21 June 2019 13:55

Proposal to reduce Speed limits in BIA, Scarborough, City

From the Toronto Star:

Toronto mayor vows pedestrian safety plan will save lives. Advocates say it’s too timid

Toronto’s second attempt at a “Vision Zero” plan to stop the alarming number of pedestrian and cyclist deaths on city streets is getting a lukewarm reception from safety advocates.

Mayor John Tory called city staff proposals for “Vision Zero 2.0” — replacing a three-year-old plan that failed to reduce deaths — “a significant step forward,” at a Thursday news conference in Scarborough, where a disproportionate number of “vulnerable road users” died last year.

The new data-driven plan, with a main thrust of reducing speed limits on roads across the city, will be “a significant change that is going to make a big difference in saving lives,” of pedestrians and cyclists, Tory told reporters.

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