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View from interior of transport truck. Image: AILAFM/Flickr
Ed Finn | Nearly 2,000 Canadians are killed every year and another 10,000 seriously injured in highway crashes, most of them involving collisions between cars and heavy trucks.
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Rush hour traffic in Toronto. Photo: Michael Gil/Wikimedia Commons
Ole Hendrickson | Like cigarettes, cars should have health warnings and governments should place tight legal restrictions on auto industry ads and sponsorships.
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Streetcars lined up on Queens Quay in Toronto. Photo: Evan Goldenberg/Wikimedia Commons
Yves Engler | Free public transit could combat both economic inequality and climate disturbances. It could also be part of a serious challenge to private, car-centred transit and urban planning.
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June 2007 Critical Mass bike ride in Vancouver. Photo: Tavis Ford/Wikimedia commons
Brent Patterson | A global movement is highlighting the need to address the health and climate change impacts of cars and trucks.
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Parking lot in Vancouver. Photo: velkr0/Flickr
Yves Engler | Even the most walkable, bike-able and mass transit-oriented neighbourhoods still require parking spots to be built in new residences.
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Duncan Cameron | The provinces' revolts over cap-and-trade and other environmental agreements seem more difficult for the federal government following Ontario's swing right.
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Traffic in Beijing. Image: Safia Osman/Flickr
David Suzuki | To meet our climate commitments and protect citizens from pollution and climate disruption, we need policies and regulations to make all vehicles -- including trucks and SUVs -- less polluting.
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Downtown Toronto. Image: tsaiproject/Flickr
Yves Engler | By turning public land devoted to noisy, dangerous, and polluting vehicles into social housing it is possible to put a dent into runaway climate change while improving housing affordability.
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Yves Engler | It's dispiriting to see progressives echo a right-wing municipal party/dominant media campaign against curtailing car traffic through Montréal's mountain park.
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David Suzuki | Transportation accounts for about 14 per cent of global emissions and is now the largest source of CO2 emissions in the U.S., mostly from cars and trucks.
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David Suzuki | It's one thing to argue over solutions, but to reject the need for them is suicidal. To claim people can't talk about climate change because they use fossil fuel-derived products is nonsensical.
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The Gardiner Expressway in Toronto
Yves Engler | To build a healthier, safer, more pleasant and ecologically sustainable city Toronto needs to jettison a significant share of its current "public space."