Toronto’s First Pedestrian Scramble


Imagine an intersection where cars in all four directions are stopped and hundreds of people fill the intersection, moving in every direction. This pedestrian free-for-all is now an established and regulated traffic pattern at the intersection of Yonge and Dundas Streets in Toronto. City officials hope this new system will decrease accidents. Read more here.


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