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"Vision Zero" for eliminating serious pedestrian-vehicle collisions

Pedestrian injury and death have been making tragic headlines this week in Ottawa. A 42-year-old man hit at Catherine and Kent on August 12th died yesterday of his injuries. Also yesterday, a 24-year-old man suffered life-threatening injuries when he was struck at the intersection of Bank and Heron.

 

But such incidents aren't unique to this city...and Neil Arason argues, it's time they stop. His new book is called No Accident: Eliminating Injury and Death on Canadian Roads. He spoke to us from Victoria.

 

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