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Gil (Guillermo) - 8 80 Cities Founder & Chair. World Urban Parks Ambassador. Tweets mine. Share & learn. Vibrant Cities & Healthy Communities, for ALL, 8 & 80
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G_Penalosa 9h
The ignorants responsible for these billboards, what date is their cut-off? Going back, almost everyone in Canada came from somewhere else and have made what our country is. Not bad... if all work together, it’ll be even better, for all.
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G_Penalosa 11h
‘What a safe street looks like’: On the Danforth, a weekend pop-up showcases pedestrian-friendly infrastructure. ⁦ ! We should NOT accept one more ‘murder’ by drivers w cars. SAFE for all incl. drivers, walkers, cyclists
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G_Penalosa 13h
As streets cover 20-40% of the area in cities, we must accept they are , belong to all and can have different uses according to time of day, day of week, week of year. As weekly city-wide , networks protected bikeways, SAFE streets .
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Rima Berns-McGown 17h
Loving the pop-up on the Danforth! Thanks to everyone who made it happen
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G_Penalosa 16h
Danforth is so wide, 18 meters, it can still have the 4 lanes for cars, each 3.25, and protected bikelane in each side 2.50 each. Not tech or $; it’s political. Urgent need of councillors like & to lead city-wide now! .
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Alex Bozikovic Aug 23
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G_Penalosa Aug 23
Key question in Citizen engagement around changes: “Tell us what YOU think.” Streets are , belongs to all. Different uses according to day, time, season... ⁦
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Walk Toronto Aug 23
The safe streets pop up on the Danforth east of Woodbine led by is hopping.
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G_Penalosa Aug 23
What is the safe speed for cars in front of Elementary Schools? Cero, of course. Which is the speed in front of many Scandinavian schools. . Now Glasgow, Scotland trials car-free zones outside primary schools. Like 'magic,' more kids walk & bike to school.
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G_Penalosa Aug 23
Change is not easy...but doable! TEAM of Councillors business & citizens staff , coordinated by great staff it can happen. Urgent need of city-wide SAFE streets for ALL. Now!
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G_Penalosa Aug 23
Blah, blah, blah. Stop talking and start doing! It's within the power of those on these tweets to create the laws and more important, to enforce them. just watches drivers turn on red, stop on cross-walks. Mayor & P_Board, scared of union. Deaths continue...blah.
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G_Penalosa Aug 23
46 PEOPLE killed by drivers in 2018. Thousands hit by drivers using cars, average one walker every 3.5 hours and one riding a bicycle every 7 hours, 365 days! NOT civilized. It can/must be stopped. Let's have SAFE & enjoyable Toronto for ALL. From to . Now!
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G_Penalosa Aug 23
“Imagine a man without lungs. Imagine earth without Amazon rainforest.” ― Vinita Kinra. Crazy irresponsible ‘leaders’ are killing the Earth, it’s flora, fauna, humans. We must do whatever we can to move from spectators to activist. Collective dementia...
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G_Penalosa Aug 23
Sales through the roof... “How an E-Bike Changed My Life.” You still have to pedal, but the battery silently doubles the amount of power provided by your muscles to the wheels. . Just purchased a new bike... not electric, still enjoy (?) the effort
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G_Penalosa Aug 22
Replying to @CBCToronto
Police said an SUV driving on Bay St "violated a light," hitting two women and a baby walking in the intersection... Driver will get a small ticket, not even suspended license. Laws must change. All cities need 2 word law: .
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G_Penalosa Aug 22
If this transformation can be done in 15 hrs, it shows that SAFE streets is NOT a technical or financial issue; it’s political. . The equivalent to 5 Boeing 737 crashing... is the people walking KILLED daily around the world!
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G_Penalosa Aug 22
16 year old Greta said it... "We demand actions. Act as if your house was on fire; because it is." We all have a role to play. Magnificent youth, but not their responsibility, it's ours, 16 to over 100 y/o. Now! .
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G_Penalosa Aug 22
Captain Pia Klemp Who Rescued 1000s Migrants At Sea Refuses Paris Medal, Calling It Hypocritical. "We do not need authorities deciding about who is a 'hero' and who is 'illegal.' "
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G_Penalosa Aug 22
Street transformation... from just cars into . Lots of paint, creativity and much TEAM work of Volunteers, . Support of , Council, local Councillor . Thanks to all!
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G_Penalosa Aug 22
Creating SAFE streets for ALL is NOT a technical or financial issue; it's POLICY! Decision. It's not left or right parties, it's doing the right thing to have cities for People all ages and abilities. everywhere. to move from to .
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