Nearly 100,000 residents live within walking distance of REimagining Yonge and there are about 1,800 businesses on this stretch of Yonge in North York. In the past decade, over 159 people walking and cycling have been killed or seriously injured.
Toronto Public Health’s research identifies “Transform Yonge” as the preferred alternative for REimagine Yonge which best delivers on the evidence-based design principles that promote health. Seen above, Transform Yonge is a complete street with space for everyone.
February 20, 2018
Dear Mayor Tory:
We are a coalition of individuals and organizations who care deeply about making Toronto’s streets safe, liveable, and vibrant for all. We are writing to express our support of the Transform Yonge option from Stage 1 of the REimagining Yonge project.
This letter explains our reasons for urging you to vote in favour of implementing the City staff-recommended Transform Yonge option, bringing a new vision for North York to life.