WHEREAS Budget 2024 provides capital funding to design and implement the City’s portion of the physical infrastructure required to implement automated speed enforcement cameras at 20 sites in 2024 (Capital Project 911183 - 2024 Automated Speed Enforcement Camera Installation); and
WHEREAS one of the proposed locations for 2024 is Kitchener Avenue in Ward 16; and
WHEREAS Walkley Road between McCarthy Road and the Airport Parkway facilitates approximately 15,000 vehicles per day in both directions, including an average speed of 64km.hr, compared to 2,300 vehicles per day in both directions on Kitchener Avenue, with an average speed of 42km/hr; and
WHEREAS Walkley Road was designated a Community Safety Zone by City Council in 2023 due to its proximity to four schools and two parks and is the subject of chronic concerns raised by the public about speed of traffic along this corridor;
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the proposed Automated Speed Enforcement Camera Installation for Kitchener Avenue in 2024 be relocated to Walkley Road between McCarthy Road and Southmore Drive East.
Council Motion N ͦ 2023-16-10
That the Brockington/Bradley (Motion 2023 28-11) be Referred to the Transportation Committee.