The Vision Zero Initiative is an approach to road safety thinking that originated in Sweden. It can be summarized in one sentence: No loss of life is acceptable. This +PLACE MAKER held in partnership with Business Sweden, the Embassy of Sweden and Vision Zero Initiative, will highlight the success of this approach and look at the impact it could have on Canadian cities.
Opening RemarksH.E. Per Sjögren Swedish Ambassador to Canada &Jaye Robinson Toronto City Councillor
ModeratorRon Stewart, B.A.Sc., MBA, P.Eng., Deputy Regional Director,Canada East, IBI Group
Keynote PresentationHow Sweden is working to increase road safety in urban environmentsDr. Matts-Ake Belin, President, Vision ZeroPanelists:
Lorenzo Mele Region of Peel, Public Health Advisor, Healthy Design; ACT Canada, Board Chair
Steve Buckley General Manager, Transportation Services,City of Toronto
Teresa Di Felice Director, Public Affairs, Canada Automobile Association CAA - South Central Ontario