Transportation Committee


Meeting #:
Champlain Room, 110 Laurier Avenue West, and by electronic participation
  • Chair: Councillor Tim Tierney, 
  • Vice-Chair: Councillor Catherine Kitts, 
  • Councillor Jessica Bradley, 
  • Councillor George Darouze, 
  • Councillor Steve Desroches, 
  • Councillor Sean Devine, 
  • Councillor Laura Dudas, 
  • Councillor Glen Gower, 
  • Councillor Laine Johnson, 
  • Councillor Wilson Lo, 
  • Councillor Matt Luloff, 
  • and Councillor Ariel Troster 

Christopher Zwierzchowski, Committee Coordinator
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Except where otherwise indicated, reports requiring Council consideration will be presented to Council on Wednesday, 12 April 2023 in Transportation Committee Report No. 3.

The deadline to register by phone to speak, or submit written comments or visual presentations is 4 pm on Wednesday, 22 March 2023, and the deadline to register to speak by email is 8:30 am on Thursday, 23 March 2023.

File Number: ACS2023-PRE-TP-0003 - City-Wide

  • Report recommendations

    That the Transportation Committee recommend that Council:

    1. Receive the results of the 2022 season for the shared Electric Kick Scooter Pilot Program, as outlined in this report;
    2. Approve the continuation of Ottawa’s shared Electric Kick Scooter Pilot Program in 2023 with the proposed changes and recommendations in this report;
    3. Approve the use of a Follow-On Contract to award the 2023 season to the two successful proponents of the competitive process used for the 2022 season;
    4. Approve the proposed changes to the fee structure of Ottawa’s Shared Micromobility Framework as outlined in this report;
    5. Delegate authority to the General Manager of Planning, Real Estate and Economic Development Department to approve changes to the fleet sizes, as outlined in this report;
    6. Delegate authority to the General Manager of the Planning, Real Estate and Economic Development Department to approve the continuation of the shared Electric Kick Scooter Pilot for the 2024 season using the Follow-On Contract and to revise the fee structure, as required, should the General Manager be satisfied with the 2023 results.

File No. ACS2023-PRE-RHU-0012 - City-Wide

  • Report recommendations

    That Transportation Committee recommend Council:

    1. Approve the Right of Way Patio By-law as described in the report and in the form in Document 1.
    2. Approve the Urban Design Guidelines for Commercial Patios attached to this report as Document 2.
    3. Delegate authority to the Manager, Right of Way, Heritage and Urban Design for a period of 3 years, in consultation with the Director of Traffic Services, together with the Director of Roads and Parking Services, to:
      1. Authorize the closure of segments of any City of Ottawa road as a temporary measure;
      2. Limit this delegation of authority to only be exercised where there is written request from the Business Improvement Area for the given geographic area, or in the circumstance where a Business Improvement Area does not exist, 2/3 of the business owners on each block segment approve of the road closure as provided in writing to the Manager and the Directors listed above;
      3. All costs associated with a road closure are responsibility of the requester.

Next Meeting

Thursday, 27 April 2023

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