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Halifax downgrades road safety framework

HRM’s new director of public works says other cities doing safety right are “cheating”

By Matt Stickland

On Wednesday, June 19, Halifax’s Transportation Standing Committee met and watered down the city’s Strategic Road Safety Framework. During the debate, the HRM’s newly promoted executive director of Public Works, Lucas Pitts, told councillors that this new plan was an upgrade because it was a “systems-level approach” to road safety...