Videos

Safe Sidewalks on Avenue Road now!

The Avenue Road Safety Coalition made a video in 2020 to illustrate the safety issues posed by the narrow sidewalks in the 6-lane section of Avenue Rd. between Bloor Street and St. Clair Avenue. We spoke to many residents, business owners and local residents’ association members about the problems and potential solutions.

A message from the Honorable Chrystia Freeland

The Avenue Road Safety Coalition would like to share the a message about Avenue Road safety from the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister of Canada and a resident in our neighbourhood.

Jessica Spieker of Friends & Families for Safe Streets

Jessica 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.

Albert Koehl

Albert Koehl is calling for a redesign of Avenue Road to improve safety. Melissa Nakhavoly speaks to the investments some would like the city to make to prevent deadly incidents from occurring.

Cyclist death renews calls for improved road safety – August 19, 2021

Councillor Josh Matlow advocates for improved safety on Avenue Road at Toronto East York Community Council.

Councillor Mike Layton advocates for improved safety on Avenue Road at Toronto East York Community Council.