Gil Penalosa joins Toronto mayoral race

Penalosa, 65, says he’s running in part because no high-profile left-wing candidate has emerged, and the problems Toronto is facing around issues like housing and climate change are so urgent …

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Reinventing the Avenue - aerial view

Reinventing Avenue Road

2021 was another busy one for the Avenue Road Safety Coalition. With the support of our members and the help of Councillor Matlow and Councillor Layton our goal for a …

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Wider Sidewalks Now Video

In 2020, the Avenue Road Safety Coalition made a video to illustrate the safety issues posed by the narrow sidewalks in the 6-lane section of Avenue Rd. between Bloor Street …

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City of Toronto - bike lane pilot

Making Avenue Road humane and efficient

thestar.com: Avenue Road is currently “an urban speedway cutting through the neighbourhood.” It is basically a six-lane highway, and the design encourages fast traffic, speeding. The sidewalk is too narrow, …

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Have Your Say: Avenue Road Study

Get InvolvedThe participation of road users, local community members and other stakeholders in the study is essential to identifying appropriate and effective improvements for Avenue Road. Phase Two Public Meeing in …

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Avenue Road Walkabout Feb 2022

Avenue Road Walkabout – February 15, 2022

On a chilly Tuesday afternoon in February, the Avenue Road Safety Coalition walked the walk. We were pleased that Councillors Matlow and Layton and staff braved the cold to join …

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Avenue Road north of Pears

Make Avenue Road safer in 2022

We are happy to report some progress since our September 2021 public meeting in achieving our vision for a safe, vibrant, climate-friendly Avenue Road: The city has hired a consultant …

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Avenue Road Safety Press Conference

Avenue Road Safety Press Conference

On September 29, 2020, local residents gathered for a (socially distanced) press conference in Jay Macpherson Green to bring to light concerns about the safety of Avenue Road for pedestrians …

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