Does Toronto need a citizen’s advocacy group for walking? An ever-increasing number of people walk in Toronto, for commuting or for pleasure — it is now the most common way to get to work in some parts of downtown. Meanwhile, studies are showing that in parts of the suburbs, obesity and diabetes are more prevalent where the city is the least friendly towards walking. But there is no independent association of citizens dedicated to improving the city’s walking environment.
If you think this is a gap that needs filling, come to the founding meeting of the (yet-to-be-named) Toronto pedestrian citizen’s advocacy group:.
Read the full post: “Help start a new walking advocacy group for Toronto” on Spacing Toronto .Wed, Feb 24: Come to the Toronto Bike Awards!