Toronto’s Streets at a Crossroads

Exploring solutions to road safety

Toronto is facing a road safety crisis, with nearly 100 pedestrians and cyclists killed on its streets in the past two years. While the City of Toronto adopted its Vision Zero Road Safety Plan in 2017, enhancements to infrastructure, enforcement, and education have been slow. Without meaningful action on road safety, challenges will only worsen as the city faces unprecedented growth.

Join us on September 5 for an interactive panel discussion exploring solutions to enhance road safety in Toronto with experts, designers, policy makers, advocates and thought leaders, moderated by Steve Paikin of TVO’s The Agenda.



Registration is required

September 5, 2018

6 PM to 8 PM

Ryerson Student Learning Centre
341 Yonge Street at Gould

Free to the public, registration is required.

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Featured Guests

Road safety and street design experts

Moderator: Steve Paikin, Host, TVO’s The Agenda
Journalist, author and documentary producer

Polly Trottenberg, Commissioner, N.Y.C. Department of Transportation
Leading the way in Vision Zero implementation

Gil Penalosa, Founder and Chair, 8 80 Cities
Champion of cities and streets for all

Liliana Quintero, Transportation Engineer, City of Vancouver
Developing data-based solutions for safer streets

Mike Layton, Toronto City Council Candidate
Supporting road safety improvements from City Hall

Anne Harris, Assistant Professor, School of Occupational and Public Health, Ryerson University
Improving road design for safe urban cycling

Raktim Mitra, Associate Professor, School of Urban and Regional Planning, Ryerson University
Planning active transportation for healthy communities

Nancy Smith Lea, Director, Toronto Centre for Active Transportation
Advancing active transportation through research and evidence