Item - 2019.MM11.28

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on October 29, 2019 without amendments.

MM11.28 - Implementing Road Safety Measures Using New Technology to Help Reduce Pedestrian Fatalities - by Councillor Michael Thompson, seconded by Mayor John Tory

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on October 29 and 30, 2019, adopted the following:

 

1. City Council direct the General Manager, Transportation Services to conduct a Pilot Project using pedestrian detection technologies and to report to the Infrastructure and Environment  Committee where additional authorities are required in order to undertake the Pilot, as necessary.

Background Information (City Council)

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Introduce Motion without Notice moved by Councillor Michael Thompson (Carried)

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

 

Implementing Road Safety Measure Using New Technology to Help Reduce Pedestrian Fatalities 

  

Reason for Urgency:

 

This Motion is urgent in order to address pedestrian safety issues and assist with safe crossing at busy intersections

Vote (Introduce Motion without Notice) Oct-29-2019 5:40 PM

Result: Carried Two-Thirds full Council Required - Add urgent motion - Thompson
Total members that voted Yes: 24 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Brad Bradford, Mike Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Michael Ford, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Cynthia Lai, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Jennifer McKelvie, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 2 Members that were absent are Shelley Carroll, Jaye Robinson

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Oct-30-2019 2:43 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - MM11.28 - Adopt the Item
Total members that voted Yes: 23 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Brad Bradford, Shelley Carroll, Mike Colle, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Michael Ford, Mark Grimes, Stephen Holyday, Jim Karygiannis, Cynthia Lai, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Jennifer McKelvie, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), James Pasternak, Anthony Perruzza, Michael Thompson, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 1 Members that voted No are Gord Perks
Total members that were Absent: 2 Members that were absent are Jaye Robinson, John Tory
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council