Motion To: BE IT RESOLVED that 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 catastrophically 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, WHEREAS no road deaths or catastrophic injury are acceptable; and WHEREAS dedicated, segregated cycling infrastructure is critical to protecting the lives of cyclists; and, WHEREAS dedicated, segregated cycling infrastructure is key to achieving the modal share

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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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