Neighbourhood Safety

Road safety, progress towards Vision Zero, Sidewalk snow clearing, and the latest reports about incidences in our neighbourhood – click to find out about the issues that matter to you and your family.

Latest Posts
  • A Safe Avenue Road Now
    We greatly appreciate your interest in a safer more beautiful Avenue Road, and we thank those who participated at the Avenue Road Safety Coalition’s (ARSC) community meeting with Brown+Storey Architects this past Monday, September 13th.

    As councillors Mike Layton and Josh Matlow said in the meeting, projects like this only become reality when the city feels pressure from its citizens.  We received many important comments in the chat box during the meeting, and we need to keep the momentum going.  We are grateful for your engagement.

    *ACTION YOU CAN TAKE NOW*
    – Email your Councillor and Mayor: Josh MatlowMike Layton, and Mayor John Tory.
    – Email the Transportation Department: Barbara Gray, (General Manager at Transportation Services Division), and Jacquelyn Hayward, (Director, Transportation Project Design & Management).
    – Become a supporter/member or volunteer for the ARSC.  Email info@arsc.ca to find out how.
    – Follow us on Twitter: @ARSCsafety

    Tell the city you want a safer AVENUE ROAD.  

    Feel free to copy info@arsc.ca in your emails to the city so they know you are part of the movement calling for action NOW.  
     
    Stay tuned for updates and Thank You!  TOGETHER we can make Avenue Road safe and beautiful for everyone!
  • Public Safety Alert

    Over the past year, neighbourhoods have experienced a rise in high-end vehiclethefts from residential areas. The primary targets for the thieves include Lexusand Toyota SUVs, as well as Land Rovers. 

    Click below to learn more and see tips from Toronto Police:

  • Neighbourhood Safety

    Road safety, progress towards Vision Zero, Sidewalk snow clearing, and the latest reports about incidences in our neighbourhood – click to find out about the issues that matter to you and your family.

  • A NEW APPROACH TO COMMUNITY SAFETY: MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS RESPONSE PILOT APPROVED

    Council approved a pilot project to establish teams of mental health professionals become the first response when Toronto residents are in crisis.

    It is estimated that the Toronto Police Service responds to 30,000 mental health crisis calls every year- a 50% increase in just the last 5 years. Learn more about this great initiative from our Councillor HERE.