On Sept 17th a McDonald's store admitted defeat after a long-running campaign by Toronto residents against a local store being converted into a Drive-Thru.
Dear Valued Customers,
I Live Here
Anti-McDrive Thru Campaigners Win City-Wide Pedestrians' Rights
The Toronto Pedestrian Committee intends to use it to hold the City accountable for all of its decisions that affect pedestrians, and hope that by putting it in the hands of local community groups, they'll have the language and concepts to stake their claims for an improved pedestrian environment in their areas. Already the Committee is working with five local groups.
|McDonald's planned to build a drive-thru at its existing location
at 710 St. Clair Ave. West at Humewood, west of Christie.
||The St. Clair Neighborhood have set up their own anti-drive thru
web site at
Local press and radio have covered the story. Some of that coverage is available here.
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