Motion To: WHEREAS a bicyclist was killed in the painted bike lane on Laurier Avenue outside City Hall on Thursday May 16, 2019; and, WHEREAS this fatality occurred nine days after a bicyclist was seriously injured on Parkdale Avenue; and, WHEREAS this most recent death occured five months after bicyclist Jenfung Wu was killed on the Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway: and, WHEREAS approximately two cyclists and nearly six pedestrians are killed each year on Ottawa’s streets, and dozens more injured, many severely; and, WHEREAS there is ample evidence of the infrastructure interventions that municipalities can implement to reduce or eliminate road deaths and serious injury in the event of collisions; and, Wheareas no road deaths or catastrophic injury are acceptable; and WHEREAS municipalities worldwide have adopted Vision Zero policies that set out that no road deaths are acceptable in those jurisdictions, with commitments to investigate road deaths that do occur and implement the measur

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Vote recorded from City Council on 2019-05-22 regarding agenda item NOTICES OF MOTION (FOR CONSIDERATION AT SUBSEQUENT MEETING).

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