Item - 2018.MM41.35

Tracking Status

MM41.35 - Morningside Avenue Bridge Request for Both Temporary and Permanent Traffic Control Signals - by Councillor Paul Ainslie, seconded by Councillor Jim Hart

Decision Type:
43 - Scarborough East

City Council Decision

City Council on May 22, 23 and 24, 2018, adopted the following:


1. City Council authorize the Executive Director, Engineering and Construction Services, in consultation with the General Manager,Transportation Services, to discuss the installation of temporary traffic control signals with the contractor, for the contractor under the Ontario Traffic Manual to determine if the temporary traffic control signals are required on Morningside Avenue at the Morningside Park entrance to allow for a safe pedestrians crossing during the current bridge reconstruction work. 


2.  City Council authorize the installation of permanent traffic control signals on Morningside Avenue at the Morningside Park entrance once the bridge reconstruction work is complete.

3.  City Council request that the lines on the street be repainted so that they are more visible to motorists at all times.

Background Information (City Council)

Revised Member Motion MM41.35
(May 23, 2018) Fiscal Impact Statement from the Interim Chief Financial Officer

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Introduce Motion without Notice moved by Councillor Jim Hart (Carried)

That Councillor Paul Ainslie be permitted to add to the agenda of today's meeting an urgent Motion without Notice concerning: 


Morningside Avenue Bridge Request for Both Temporary and Permanent Traffic Control Signals

Reason for Urgency:


This Motion is urgent as a resident was recently struck on Morningside Avenue due to the lack of a safe passage to the entrance of our city part, Morningside Park.

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Adoption of Recommendation 2.

Vote (Adopt Item) May-23-2018 2:40 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - MM41.35 - Recommendation 2 only
Total members that voted Yes: 30 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, John Campbell, Josh Colle, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mary Fragedakis, Jim Hart, Michelle Holland, Jim Karygiannis, Mike Layton, Giorgio Mammoliti, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Neethan Shan, Michael Thompson, Lucy Troisi, Jonathan Tsao, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 11 Members that voted No are Jon Burnside, Christin Carmichael Greb, Gary Crawford, Justin J. Di Ciano, Michael Ford, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Norman Kelly, James Pasternak, Jaye Robinson, David Shiner
Total members that were Absent: 3 Members that were absent are Josh Matlow, Denzil Minnan-Wong, John Tory

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Adopt the balance of the Item.

Source: Toronto City Clerk at