Item - 2019.MM1.11

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on December 4, 2018 without amendments.

MM1.11 - Implementation of Additional Road Safety Measures and Accelerating the Vision Zero Road Safety Plan - by Councillor Jaye Robinson, seconded by Councillor Mike Colle

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on December 4, 5 and 13, 2018, adopted the following:

 

1. City Council direct the Budget Committee to consider as part of the 2019 Budget Process the allocation of additional funds to Vision Zero in order to facilitate the accelerated rollout of vital elements of the Vision Zero Project.

 

2. City Council direct the General Manager, Transportation Services to ensure accelerated implementation of all remaining school safety zones by the end of 2019.

 

3. City Council request the General Manager, Transportation Services to report to the Infrastructure and Environment Committee in the first quarter of 2019 with specific recommendations to improve and enhance the school crossing guard program recently transitioned to Transportation Services from the Toronto Police Service. 

 

4. City Council request the General Manager, Transportation Services to explore enhanced partnerships with the University of Toronto's Transportation Research Institute or similar Toronto research centres to collaborate on data collection and management and develop new, evidence-based road safety strategies.

 

5. City Council request the General Manager, Transportation Services to report to the Infrastructure and Environment Committee in the first quarter of 2019 on the feasibility and financial implications of establishing a contract open year-round to expedite the procurement and installation of traffic calming measures.

 

6. City Council request the General Manager, Transportation Services, to meet with executives at Waze, a popular GPS navigation software app, to discuss methods to reduce the implications of commuter traffic infiltration on local roads, particularly in areas with high numbers of vulnerable road users.

Background Information (City Council)

Member Motion MM1.11
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2019/mm/bgrd/backgroundfile-122409.pdf
(December 12, 2018) Fiscal Impact Statement from the Chief Financial Officer
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2019/mm/bgrd/backgroundfile-122674.pdf

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Waive Referral (Carried)

Speaker Frances Nunziata advised Council that the provisions of Chapter 27, Council Procedures, require that Motion MM1.11 be referred to the Infrastructure and Environment Committee. A two-thirds vote of the Council Members present is required to waive referral.


Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Dec-13-2018 7:37 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - MM1.11 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 23 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Brad Bradford, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Michael Ford, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Cynthia Lai, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Jennifer McKelvie, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 3 Members that were absent are Shelley Carroll, Mike Colle, Mark Grimes
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council