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File #: AR-19-504    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agenda Reports Status: Passed
File created: 11/28/2019 In control: Community Growth & Infrastructure Standing Committee
On agenda: 2/10/2020 Final action: 2/10/2020
Title: Transportation Network Speed Study Presented by: Dean Schick, Manager of Transportation, Engineering Services Department
Attachments: 1. Transportation Network Speed Review, 2. Map Final Recommendations, 3. Presentation
TAMRMS#: B09
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Transportation Network Speed Study
Presented by: Dean Schick, Manager of Transportation, Engineering Services Department

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RECOMMENDATION(S)
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That Community Growth & Infrastructure Standing Committee recommend to Council that:

1) The “Transportation Network Speed Limit Review” report, provided as an attachment to the February 10, 2020 agenda report entitled “Transportation Network Speed Study”, be received as information.

2) $20,000 be approved from the Stabilization Fund to enable Administration to hire a consultant to conduct focus groups with residents to gather feedback on the Transportation Network Speed Limit Review recommendations and potential Traffic Bylaw amendment.

3) Administration draft and present amendments of Traffic Bylaw 18/2005 to the Community Growth & Infrastructure Committee in June, for consideration of recommending First Reading and to set a non-statutory public hearing for the Traffic Bylaw update in July 2020.

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PURPOSE OF REPORT

Administration has completed a detailed review of current posted speed limits throughout the City’s transportation network which has resulted in recommendations for changes. This report provides an overview of the process and results of the speed review with final recommendations. The output of the Committee meeting will inform Administration on advancing any amendments to the Traffic Bylaw and requested public engagement.

ALIGNMENT TO COUNCIL STRATEGIC PRIORITY

Strategic Priority #3: Building a Transportation Network: Integrated transportation systems.
- Administration Activity 3.6: Develop the Transportation Safety Plan and recommend implementation of initiatives to minimize risk of injury or fatality on City roadways.

ALIGNMENT TO SERVICE DELIVERY
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ALIGNMENT TO COUNCIL (OR COMMITTEE) DIRECTION OR MANDATORY STATUTORY PROVISION
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BACKGROUND AND DISCUSSION
The City formally adopted a Transportation Safety Plan, with supplemental Implementatio...

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