TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE

 

MINUTES


February 24, 2016  –  River Valley Room

 

 

PRESENT

M. Oshry, S. McKeen, T. Caterina, E. Gibbons, *D. Iveson
*Mayor D. Iveson is a Committee Member pursuant to section 150(2), Procedures and Committees Bylaw 12300

ABSENT

None

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

B. Anderson, B. Esslinger, B. Henderson, A. Knack, M. Nickel
S. Kaffo, Office of the City Clerk
M. de Guzman, 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                                                                                      2

2.          ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND RELATED BUSINESS             2

2.1        Select Items for Debate                                                                      2

2.2        Requests to Speak                                                                              2

2.3        Requests for Specific Time on Agenda                                         2

3.          COUNCILLOR INQUIRIES                                                                 2

3.1        All Speed Reduction Measures (B. Henderson)                          2

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

5.          STATUS REPORT                                                                               3

6.          REPORTS                                                                                              3

6.1        Active Transportation Council Initiative - Terms

             of Reference                                                                                          3

6.2        LRT History and Principles                                                              4

6.3        LRT Prioritization Evaluation Criteria                                            5

7.          PRIVATE REPORTS                                                                           5

8.          NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY

             NOTICE                                                                                                   5

9.          ADJOURNMENT                                                                                  5

 

 

 

 

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DECISION SUMMARY

ITEM

 

DECISION

1.

CALL TO ORDER AND RELATED BUSINESS

1.1

Call to Order

 

 

 

Councillor M. Oshry called the meeting to order at 9:32 a.m.

 

1.2

Adoption of Agenda

 

 

Moved S. McKeen:

 

 

 

That the February 24, 2016, Transportation Committee meeting agenda be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Oshry, S. McKeen, T. Caterina, E. Gibbons, D. Iveson

 

1.3

Adoption of Minutes

 

 

Moved E. Gibbons:

 

 

 

That the February 3, 2016, Transportation Committee meeting minutes be adopted.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Oshry, S. McKeen, T. Caterina, E. Gibbons, D. Iveson

 

1.4

Protocol Items

 

 

 

There were no protocol items.

 

2.

ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION AND RELATED BUSINESS

2.1

Select Items for Debate

 

 

 

All items were selected for debate.

S. Kaffo, Office of the City Clerk, answered the Committee's questions.

 

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

All Speed Reduction Measures (B. Henderson)

 

 

 

Can Administration provide a report documenting all speed reduction measures the City uses including but not limited:

·         photo radar

·         temporary driver feedback signs

·         permanent driver feedback signs
additional speed limit signs, etc.

(But excluding physical modifications, e.g. speed bumps.)

Please provide the:

·         criteria

·         cost

·         both short and long term effectiveness of each measure.

Considering the above, can Administration explain what speed reduction measures have been taken on:

·         Whyte Avenue between 91 Street and 99 Street, and

·         101 Avenue between 50 Street and 84 Street as case studies of sections of roads with long histories of speeding issues.

Transportation Svcs.

 

Due by:
Jun. 1, 2016

 

4.

REPORTS TO BE DEALT WITH AT A FUTURE MEETING - NONE

5.

STATUS REPORT - NONE

6.

REPORTS

6.1

Active Transportation Council Initiative - Terms of Reference

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved S. McKeen:

 

 

 

That Attachment 1 of the February 24, 2016, Transportation Services report CR_2826, be amended under bullet 3 of "Desired Outcomes", by replacing "including drivers, cyclists, and pedestrians", with "including people that drive, cycle and/or walk". 

Transportation Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Oshry, S. McKeen, T. Caterina, E. Gibbons, D. Iveson

 

 

Moved S. McKeen:

 

 

 

That Transportation Committee recommend to City Council:

1.  That the Terms of Reference, as amended, for City Council's Active Transportation Initiative, as set out in Attachment 1, of the February 26, 2016, Transportation Services report CR_2826, be approved.

2.  That Councillor B. Henderson and Councillor
A. Knack, be approved as City Council Sponsors for the Active Transportation Initiative.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Oshry, S. McKeen, T. Caterina, E. Gibbons, D. Iveson

 

6.2

LRT History and Principles

 

 

 

Items 6.2 and 6.3 were dealt with together.

A. Laughlin, Acting General Manager, Integrated Infrastructure Services, made a presentation and answered the Committee's questions. T. Burge, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer; and R. Gibbard, Transportation Services, answered the Committee's questions.

 

 

Moved D. Iveson:

 

 

 

That the February 24, 2016, Integrated Infrastructure Services report CR_3338, be received for information.

Integrated Infrastructure Svcs.

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Oshry, S. McKeen, T. Caterina, E. Gibbons, D. Iveson

 

6.3

LRT Prioritization Evaluation Criteria

 

 

 

Items 6.2 and 6.3 were dealt with together.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moved D. Iveson:

 

 

 

That the LRT Prioritization Evaluation Criteria, for use in evaluating the prioritization of LRT network expansion, as outlined in the February 24, 2016, Integrated Infrastructure Services report CR_3339, be approved.

Integrated Infrastructure Svcs.

 

 

 

In Favour:

Carried

 

 

M. Oshry, S. McKeen, T. Caterina, E. Gibbons, D. Iveson

 

7.

PRIVATE REPORTS - NONE

8.

NOTICES OF MOTION AND MOTIONS WITHOUT CUSTOMARY NOTICE

 

 

Councillor M. Oshry asked whether there were any Notices of Motion. There were none.

 

9.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 10:53 a.m.

 

 

 

 

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Chair                                                                          City Clerk