The City of Toronto is proposing safety improvements on Cummer Avenue between Bayview Avenue and Leslie Street as part of a scheduled road reconstruction in 2021. These improvements include reducing roadway widths, lowering speed limits, improved pedestrian crossings, and adding protected bicycle lanes (cycle tracks). The road reconstruction also provides an opportunity to replace damaged sections of the road, curb, and sidewalk.
A final recommendation is planned for submission for approval to the Infrastructure and Environment Committee and City Council in spring of 2021, followed by implementation in late 2021.
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On Cummer Avenue between Bayview Avenue and Leslie Street, speed studies have shown that people are consistently driving above the posted speed limit. Speeding poses a risk to the safety of all road users. From 2015 to 2019, 231 vehicle collisions occurred on Cummer Avenue. Two of those collisions resulted in serious injury and one resulted in a fatality.
The City’s Vision Zero Road Safety Plan is focused on reducing traffic-related fatalities and serious injuries by making our roads safer for everyone, especially vulnerable road users such as seniors, school children, and people walking and cycling.