Posts Tagged ‘truck’

The Risk of Mobile Advertising

February 18, 2008

In my recent written submission to Planning Committee, I asked that “the appropriatness of allowing large video displays, mobile advertising, etc. anywhere in the city, be referred to staff for a comprehensive study (including consultation with London Police Service), followed by a report back to the appropriate standing committee and the opportunity for public engagement.” 01

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Fast-Car Ads Hit Quebec Roadblock

December 18, 2007

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An amendment to Quebec’s Bill 42 (highway safety) would “give the provincial auto insurance board the mandate to come up with guidelines to ban [car] ads that depict ‘heedless, careless or dangerous behaviour and gestures’ “ and more.

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His Heart Bleeds…

March 8, 2007

In a sidebar to today’s feature Toronto Star article (“City decays as debt climbs”; Jim Byers, Paul Moloney; 2007/03/08), Councillor Rob Ford is quoted as saying that “I can’t support bike lanes. Roads are built for buses, cars and trucks. My heart bleeds when someone gets killed, but it’s their own fault at the end of the day.

Sad, but maybe London isn’t the only Ontario municipality still living in the dark ages.

But then again, Toronto does at least have a Pedestrian Committee ;(