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OR you could spend $1.1 million to improve transit and get more cars off the streets. But that would require having a brain, which unfortunately isn’t allowed on community council.

Global News

TORONTO  – The speed limit on some Toronto streets could soon drop from 40km/hr to 30km/hr.

Members of the Toronto and  East York Community Council unanimously voted to reduce the speed limit on 387 km of local roads Monday evening.

The changes will cost an estimated $1.1 million, something City Council has to approve.

Councillor Josh Matlow has been championing the idea, after 6-year-old Georgia Walsh was struck and killed by a van in Leaside last summer.

The vote is welcomed by Alan Wayne Scott, who’s been advocating for cycling safety.


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