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Put Pedestrians First

A pedestrian advocacy group says more needs to be done to protect pedestrians. According to The Province, five elderly people were struck while crossing at marked intersections between November 23 and December 3. Four of those pedestrians were hit by vehicles making left-hand turns and one by a vehicle driving straight. According to a Coroners…
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Dangerous Season Ahead for Pedestrians

Last month I wrote about how 2014 has been the safest year on record for pedestrians in Vancouver. With darker, rainier days ahead, this could soon change. According to ICBC, pedestrian-related collisions increase by 76 percent between November and January. In Vancouver, there were 30,066 reported collisions involving pedestrians between 2005 and 2010, an average of 511…
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Province Commits to Improving Safety on Stanley Park Causeway

At last, an update about the future of the Stanley Park Causeway. It sounds encouraging. The province has made a commitment to improve cyclist and pedestrian safety along the Causeway. The initiative comes a few months after a 61-year-old cyclist died after colliding with a bus. There have been three recorded cyclist accidents on the…
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