TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


January 21, 2015  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Esslinger, M. Walters, *D. Iveson
*Mayor D. Iveson is a Committee Member pursuant to section 150(2), Procedures and Committees Bylaw 12300

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

E. Gibbons, B. Henderson, A. Knack, D. Loken, S. McKeen
S. McKerry, Office of the City Clerk
C. Johnston, Office of the City Clerk

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

ITEM

                                                                                                         PAGE

DECISION

1.          CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS                            2

1.1        Call to Order                                                                                          2

1.2        Adoption of Agenda                                                                            2

1.3        Adoption of Minutes                                                                           2

1.4        Protocol Items                                                                                      3

2.          ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND RELATED BUSINESS             3

2.1        Select Items for Debate                                                                      3

2.2        Requests to Speak                                                                              3

2.3        Requests for Specific Time on Agenda                                         3

3.          COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                                                 3

3.1        Safety Concerns - ETS (B. Esslinger)                                            3

4.          REPORTS TO BE DEALT WITH AT A FUTURE MEETING      3

5.          STATUS REPORT                                                                               3

5.1        Neighbourhood Renewal Process – Bike Lane

             Infrastructure Engagement Plan                                                      3

5.2        North/South Connections to 83 Avenue                                       4

5.3        Potholes in Back Alleys (A. Knack)                                                4

5.4        Installation of Traffic Lights - Criteria and

             Process (B. Esslinger/D. Loken)                                                      4

5.5        Hotel Street Parking Access (B. Henderson)                               5

5.6        Parking Options 66 Avenue - 88 Street                                          5

5.7        Streetlight Pole Maintenance and Replacement

             Program (B. Anderson)                                                                      6

5.8        LRT Funding Strategies for Other Lines – Future

             LRT Expansions                                                                                  6

5.9        Bylaw 16929 - Replaces Bylaw 12454, Edmonton

             Transit System Advisory Board Bylaw                                          6

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              7

6.1        Civic Precinct Master Plan - SE LRT Integration                         7

6.2        Valley Line Construction Impact on the Use of

             Churchill Square                                                                                  7

7.          RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                8

7.1        Customer Intake Model - DATS (M. Nickel)                                   8

8.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                           8

8.1        Metro Line Update                                                                               8

9.          NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY

             NOTICE                                                                                                   9

10.        ADJOURNMENT                                                                                  9

 

 

 

 

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DECISION SUMMARY

ITEM

 

DECISION

 

CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS

1.1

Call to Order

 

 

 

Councillor A. Sohi called the meeting to order 1:35 p.m.

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That the January 21, 2015, Transportation Committee meeting agenda be adopted with the following addition:


Addition:

8.1     Metro Line Update - Private

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Esslinger

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Walters

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

That the November 13, 2014, Transportation Committee meeting minutes be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Esslinger

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Walters

 

1.4

Protocol Items

 

 

 

There were no protocol items.

 

2.

ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND RELATED BUSINESS

2.1

Select Items for Debate

 

 

 

The following items were selected for debate: 6.1, 6.2, 7.1 and 8.1.

 

2.2

Requests to Speak

 

 

 

There were no requests to speak.

 

2.3

Requests for Specific Time on Agenda

 

 

 

There were no requests for any items to be dealt with at a specific time.

 

3.

COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

   3.1

Safety Concerns – ETS (B. Esslinger)

 

 

 

Safety on Edmonton Transit has been identified by a number of women as a concern. Please provide information on any steps that are being, or have been, taken to address such safety concerns on ETS, and provide information on any reports or correspondence received with regards to safety on ETS.

Transportation  Svcs.

 

Due By:
Mar. 25, 2015

 

4.

REPORTS TO BE DEALT WITH AT A FUTURE MEETING - NONE

5.

STATUS REPORT

5.1

Neighbourhood Renewal Process – Bike Lane Infrastructure Engagement Plan

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of May 6, 2015, be approved.

 

Transportation Svcs.

Due By:
May 6, 2015

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Esslinger

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Walters

 

5.2

North/South Connections to 83 Avenue

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of October 28, 2015, be approved.

 

Transportation Svcs.

Due By:
Oct. 28, 2015

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Esslinger

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Walters

 

5.3

Potholes in Back Alleys (A. Knack)

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of March 25, 2015, be approved.

 

Transportation Svcs.

Due By:
Mar. 25, 2015

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Esslinger

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Walters

 

5.4

Installation of Traffic Lights - Criteria and Process
(B. Esslinger/D. Loken)

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of February 25, 2015, be approved.

 

Transportation Svcs.

Due By:
Feb. 25, 2015

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Esslinger

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Walters

 

5.5

Hotel Street Parking Access (B. Henderson)

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of February 25, 2015, be approved.

 

Transportation Svcs.

Due By:
Feb. 25, 2015

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Esslinger

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Walters

 

5.6

Parking Options 66 Avenue - 88 Street

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of February 25, 2015, be approved.

 

Transportation Svcs.

Due By:
Feb. 25, 2015

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Esslinger

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Walters

 

5.7

Streetlight Pole Maintenance and Replacement Program
(B. Anderson)

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of March 11, 2015, be approved.

 

Transportation Svcs.

Due By:
Mar. 11, 2015

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Esslinger

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Walters

 

5.8

LRT Funding Strategies for Other Lines – Future LRT Expansions

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of February 25, 2015, be approved.

 

Financial Svcs. and Utilities

Due By: 
Feb. 25, 2015

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Esslinger

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Walters

 

5.9

Bylaw 16929 - Replaces Bylaw 12454, Edmonton Transit System Advisory Board Bylaw

 

 

Moved B. Esslinger:

 

 

 

That the revised due date of April 22, 2015, be approved.

 

Corporate Svcs.

Due By:
Apr. 22, 2015

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Esslinger

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Walters

 

6.

REPORTS

6.1

Civic Precinct Master Plan - SE LRT Integration

 

 

 

Items 6.1 and 6.2 were dealt with together.

B. Smid and B. Griffith, Transportation Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

1.    That Transportation Committee recommend to City Council:

 

That the January 21, 2015, Transportation Services report CR_16, be received for information.

 

 

 

 

Churchill Square LRT Egress Options

That Administration provide a report to Transportation Committee on the implications for LRT tunnel egress with the construction of the new LRT connection, and the possibility of removing the western staircase access to the LRT tunnel from Churchill Square.

Transportation Svcs.

Due By
May. 6, 2015

 

 

 

S. McKerry, Office of the City Clerk, and D. Wandzura, General Manager, Transportation Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Esslinger

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Walters

 

6.2

Valley Line Construction Impact on the Use of Churchill Square

 

 

 

Items 6.2 and 6.1 were dealt with together.

 

 

Moved B. Anderson:

 

 

 

That the January 21, 2015, Transportation Services report CR_1546, be received for information.

Transportation Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Esslinger

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Walters

 

7.

RESPONSES TO COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES

7.1

Customer Intake Model - DATS (M. Nickel)

 

 

 

R. Brokop and A. Sharma, Transportation Services, made a presentation and answered the Committee’s questions.

 

 

Moved A. Sohi:

 

 

 

Impacts of Cancellation Requirements and Seasonal Conditions - DATS

That Administration provide a report to Transportation Committee on the impact of the revised DATS trip cancellation requirements and the impact of seasonal conditions on service provision.

Transportation Svcs.

 

Due By:
Third Quarter 2015

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, B. Anderson, B. Esslinger

 

 

Absent:

 

 

 

M. Walters

 

8.

PRIVATE REPORTS

8.1

Metro Line Update

 

 

 

The Committee met in private at 3:03 p.m., pursuant to sections 24, 25 and 27 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

The Committee met in public at 3:42 p.m. 

 

 

Moved D. Iveson:

 

 

 

1.    That the January 21, 2015, Transportation Services report CR_2030, be received for information.

2.    That the January 21, 2015, Transportation Services report CR_2030, remain private pursuant to sections 24, 25 and 27 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Transportation Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

A. Sohi, M. Walters, B. Anderson, B. Esslinger, D. Iveson

 

9.

NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY NOTICE

 

 

Councillor A. Sohi asked whether there were any Notices of Motion. There were none.

 

10.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 3:44 p.m.

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk