Jessica Spieker of Friends & Families for Safe Streets (FFSS) spoke to the TEYCC on April 12, 2023, in support of Councillor Saxe’s motion regarding Avenue Road safety. FFSS is a support and advocacy group working to end traffic violence. The group supports those who have been impacted by road violence. Its members want Toronto to be free from deaths and serious injuries caused by traffic collisions, all of which are preventable. The group works in the two following areas: monthly support groups for those who have lost a loved one or been seriously injured due to traffic violence, advocacy. .
FFSS is also supported by Walk Toronto, Safe Streets: Kids At Play, Bike Law Canada and the Toronto Centre for Active Transportation.