Kyla Lee on Vancouver Sun
Ten years ago, a close friend of Vancouver City Coun. Pete Fry suffered a serious head injury in a car accident.
“I saw the impacts of a head injury and what that does, not just for the individual, but also the people who care about them,” said Fry.
On Tuesday, Fry is moving for the city to pilot a 30 km/h speed limit on residential streets in an effort to reduce vehicle-related injuries and fatalities.
Not everyone is convinced. Criminal defence lawyer Kyla Lee worries the lack of signage would confuse visiting drivers. She thinks the city should focus on preventing accidents in larger intersections, where injuries and deaths are more common.
“It doesn’t address the real concerns of pedestrian deaths or get us closer to zero (deaths),” she said.
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