Category Archives: pedestrian-accident

April .28 .2017

Let’s All Share the Seawall

Like cherry blossoms and daffodils, every spring in Vancouver sees the return of something truly spectacular – thousands of people out enjoying the Seawall. But 30 kms of seaside trails can result in...
November .9 .2016

Are You a Petextrian?

Like an army of zombies left over from an apocalypse or a cheesy horror flick, you see them everywhere – people walking around, absorbed in their mobile phones. They’re texting or checking social...
October .28 .2016

Safety Tricks for Halloween

Halloween is here again. Soon the streets will come alive with ghosts, goblins, and all sorts of colourfully clad critters. Here are a few things to keep your kids safe as they hit the streets in...
July .21 .2016

Ban on Texting and Walking?

You know you’ve done it. You’re walking down a busy street, your phone bings, so you pull it out to look. A text, a notification from social media, a calendar reminder – you have to know! Your...
July .14 .2016

Stop, Drop, and Pokemon Go?

Pokemon Go is all the rage. The augmented reality game has taken off around the world with people tracking down “Poke Stops” and collecting Pokemon characters on their smartphones. But it has come...
March .14 .2016

Vancouver’s Bike Share Program Approved

Vancouver has approved a public bike share program with 1,500 bikes at 150 solar-powered stations. Vancouver will have the largest public smart-bike share system in North America according to Jerry...
January .15 .2016

Distracted Walking

Have you bumped into someone on the sidewalk while texting? You're not alone. According to News1130, thousands of people are crashing into each year due to distracted walking - they can't take their...
December .10 .2015

Text Walking Lanes

Want to text and walk? Go to Belgium. Digital Trends says pedestrians using smartphones in the Belgian city of Antwerp are now using dedicated "text walking lanes" Like The University of Utah and...
November .25 .2015

Winter Pedestrian Safety Tips

On average, one person is struck by a vehicle every day in Vancouver. Pedestrians are the most vulnerable users of the road. Shorter days and winter weather conditions increase pedestrian danger....
December .31 .2014

New Year’s Resolutions to Keep

 
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