There is a suspicion that in car-crazy Toronto, people who walk are an endangered species.
For example, during a recent week-long pedestrian safety blitz, two pedestrians were killed.
In one two-hour period a couple of weeks ago, five pedestrians were struck by cars in separate incidents. Pedestrians are knocked down by any number of various vehicles. They are hit by cars, of course, but also street cars, buses, trucks, bicyclists. But mostly cars. Read more.