Do you support the "Vision Zero" goal of eliminating traffic fatalities and serious injuries in Hamilton? If so, what specific actions would you take to implement this policy? If not, why not?
Responses to the question: "Do you support the "Vision Zero" goal of eliminating traffic fatalities and serious injuries in Hamilton? If so, what specific actions would you take to implement this policy? If not, why not?"
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2 Candidate Responses (top)
|Candidate||Brief Response||Full Response|
|Danko, John-Paul||Yes||Yes, I support vision zero. Most vision zero changes are relatively low cost and would have minimal impact on car drivers (such as slightly narrower lanes to accommodate more space for other road users and 30km/h speed limits in residential areas). I think that Hamilton's engineering staff are well aware of the simple design changes required to achieve many vision zero goals - but a lot of the time it requires the political support of the area Councillor to|
|Wicken, Colleen||Yes||As I understand it, Vision Zero looks at serious injuries and fatalities as opposed to the current way of thinking which is "Collision Rates and Cause" Vision Zero would engage the community in making all roads safer for all Hamiltonian's. We need to promote community engagement so our residents know we are listening, we appreciate their input and contributions to this important decision which ultimately involves the safety of all Hamiltonian's. Sadly we also need to educate our cyclists as to the rules of the road and pedestrians who continue to step out from the curb into traffic.|
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