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校區馬路鋪減速壟 市議員促加快處理

校區馬路鋪減速壟 市議員促加快處理

2018年03月20日 03:38 am

詹嘉禮要求市政府,為學校周圍鋪設減速壟之事須快速處理。 本報記者攝

減速壟(Speed Bump)是提高學校交通安全的最簡便方法。代表士嘉堡-愛靜閣區的多倫多市議員詹嘉禮(Jim Karygiannis)計劃向市議會提出動議,當有議員要求在校區馬路鋪設減速壟,市政府必須在兩個月內作出回應。

10 steps to marginal improvement for Toronto’s pedestrians

The city’s process to install stuff to slow down traffic is way too complicated. And the ninth step is a real doozy, writes Matt Elliott.

Metro News March 12, 2018 Matt Elliott

 

A memorial lies across the street from a closed foot path (orange fence) where an 11-year-old boy was killed by a car last month near Kennedy Public School on Canongate Trail and Purcell Square.

A memorial lies across the street from a closed foot path (orange fence) where an 11-year-old boy was killed by a car last month near Kennedy Public School on Canongate Trail and Purcell Square.

City closes pathway behind Scarborough school after boy killed

Duncan Xu was struck by vehicle outside Kennedy Public School

Scarborough-Mirror Mar 06, 2018 Andrew Palamarchuk 
Boy struck

A makeshift memorial is set up at the spot where an 11-year-old boy was struck and killed by a vehicle in Scarborough on Tuesday, Feb. 27. – Dan Pearce/Metroland

The city has temporarily closed a pathway behind a Scarborough school in response to last week’s death of an 11-year-old boy.

City closes foot path to school where 11-year-old student was killed by a driver

City closes foot path to school where 11-year-old student was killed by a driver

CBC

City closes foot path to school where 11-year-old student was killed by a driver

City workers on Monday temporarily closed a walkway near the rear of Kennedy Public School, where an 11-year-old boy was fatally struck by a driver last month. 

Duncan Xu, 11, left school ‘laughing’ before he was struck and killed, principal says

Mayor John Tory meeting with staff to determine what more can be done to ensure safety in school zones

CBC News  Feb 28, 2018

An 11-year-old boy struck and killed as he left school Tuesday afternoon was remembered as a well-liked child who walked out of the building laughing with his friends.

Police and paramedics were called to Canongate Trail and Purcell Square, near Kennedy Road and Steeles Avenue, around 3:30 p.m. for reports that a child had been struck

The boy, identified as Duncan Xu by his school principal and a parent of a fellow student, was taken to hospital in life-threatening condition and died in hospital, Toronto police Const. Clint Stibbe told CBC Toronto.