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, 
  • and Councillor Wilson Lo 

Rosa Ramos, Committee Coordinator

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Notices and meeting information are attached to the agenda and minutes, including: availability of simultaneous interpretation and accessibility accommodations; in camera meeting procedures; information items not subject to discussion; personal information disclaimer for correspondents and public speakers; notices regarding minutes; and remote participation details.

Accessible formats and communication supports are available, upon request.

Except where otherwise indicated, reports requiring Council consideration will be presented to Council on November 22, 2023 in Transportation Committee Report 9.

The deadline to register by phone to speak, or submit written comments or visual presentations is 4 pm on November 15, 2023, and the deadline to register to speak by email is 8:30 am on November 16, 2023.

File No. ACS2023-PWD-RPS-0002 - City Wide

  • Report Recommendations:

    That the Transportation Committee and Council:

    1. Receive this report and supporting documentation for information.

    2. Direct Roads and Parking Services to come back in Q3 2024 with an update.

File No. ACS2023-PRE-RHU-0028 – Bay (7)

  • Report recommendation:

    That the Transportation Committee and Council receive this report for information.

File No. ACS2023-OCC-CCS-0148 - Kitchissippi (15)

  • Report recommendation:

    That the Transportation Committee recommend that Council approve the installation of all-way stop control at the intersections of Spencer Street/Huron Avenue North

File No. ACS2023-OCC-CCS-0147 - Kitchissippi (15)

  • Report recommendation

    That the Transportation Committee recommend Council approve the speed limit be lowered to 30 km/h through the implementation of 30 km/h Gateway Speed Limit Signs within residential areas bound by Island Park Drive to the west, Byron Avenue to the north, Harmer Avenue to the east, and Highway 417 to the south;

File No. ACS-2023-OCC-CCS-0146 - Bay (7)

  • Report recommendation:

    That the Transportation Committee recommend Council approve:

    The speed limit be lowered to 30 km/h through the implementation of 30 km/h Gateway Speed Limit Signs within residential areas bound by:

    Richie Street to the east, Carling Avenue to the south, the Ottawa River to the north, and Maplehurst Avenue to the west.

File No. ACS2023-OCC-CCS-0146 - Orléans West-Innes Ward (2)

  • Report Recommendations:

    That Transportation Committee recommend Council approve:

    1. The installation of a protected left turn phase (advance left-turn arrow) at the intersection of Innes Road and Viseneau Drive, for vehicles travelling east along Innes Road and turning north onto Viseneau Drive and;
    2. Approve that the 2023 Ward 2 Temporary Traffic Calming Budget be used to fund the associated costs.

File No. ACS2023-OCC-CCS-0148 - Ward 3

Moved by Councillor W. Lo on behalf of Councillor D. Hill

  • WHEREAS for the Barrhaven Civic Complex implementation, the City of Ottawa is receiving $27.87 million from the Government of Canada and Province of Ontario through the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program, Community, Culture and Recreation Stream (ICIP-CCR), which has a deadline for completion by March 31, 2027;

    WHEREAS City staff are preparing to enter negotiations to acquire property for the Civic Complex, and as part of the bundled land package, property is also being sought for the future Barrhaven LRT corridor in the vicinity of the Civic Complex, a 250-space Park-and-Ride Lot (Barrhaven Centre), and a bus turnaround junction with the future LRT near Chapman Mills Drive;

    WHEREAS the property negotiations for the Park-and-Ride Lot will pose challenges which can compromise the City’s ability to meet the grant funding timelines of 2027 to build the Civic Complex;

    WHEREAS the existing park-and-ride lots at Strandherd, Fallowfield and Nepean Woods have a combined 2,400 spaces which should be adequate to serve Barrhaven residents until the future Southwest Transitway Extension is in service; and

    WHEREAS the Council-approved Southwest Transitway Extension (Cambrian Road to Barnsdale Road), includes a future park-and-ride lot at Kilbirnie Drive, with nearly 400 spaces, to serve residents in Barrhaven South and beyond;

    THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that staff are directed to remove the Barrhaven Centre Park-and-Ride Lot from city plans and cease negotiations for its land requirements; and

    BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that property negotiations continue for the remaining elements of the bundled land package.

Next Meeting

January 25, 2024.

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