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Vision Zero: The road to safer streets

December 03, 2015
Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen St. W., Toronto

Canadian Urban Institute presents:

Vision Zero—The road to safer streets

When: Thursday, December 3, 2015 8AM – 10:30AM

Registration 8AM including light breakfast

Venue: Gladstone Hotel 1214 Queen St. W., North Ballroom

The Vision Zero Initiative is an approach to road safety thinking that originated in Sweden. It can be summarized in one sentence: No loss of life is acceptable. This +PLACE MAKER held in partnership with Business Sweden, the Embassy of Sweden and Vision Zero Initiative, will highlight the success of this approach and look at the impact it could have on Canadian cities.

Opening Remarks

H.E. Per Sjögren Swedish Ambassador to Canada &

Jaye Robinson Toronto City Councillor

Kathleen Llewellyn-Thomas, P.Eng., Vice Chair, CUI Board of Directors

Keynote Presentation
How Sweden is working to increase road safety in urban environments
Dr. Matts-Ake Belin, President, Vision Zero


  • Lorenzo Mele Region of Peel, Public Health Advisor, Healthy Design; ACT Canada, Board Chair
  • Steve Buckley General Manager, Transportation Services, City of Toronto
  • Jeff Walker VP Public Affairs, Canada Automobile Association CAA

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