Item - 2020.TE12.37

Tracking Status

  • This item was considered by Toronto and East York Community Council on January 8, 2020 and was adopted with amendments. City Council has delegated authority for this matter to the Toronto and East York Community Council and therefore, the decision is final.
  • See also By-law 580-2020

TE12.37 - Toronto and East York Collector Road Speed Limit Reductions as Part of Vision Zero Speed Management Strategy

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Amended
Schedule Type:
Delegated
Wards:
4 - Parkdale - High Park, 9 - Davenport, 10 - Spadina - Fort York, 11 - University - Rosedale, 12 - Toronto - St. Paul's, 13 - Toronto Centre, 14 - Toronto - Danforth, 19 - Beaches - East York

Community Council Decision

The Toronto and East York Community Council: 

 

1. Reduced the speed limit from 50 km/h to 30/km/h for the following collector road segments: 

 

Armoury Street between Chestnut Street and University Avenue

Asquith Avenue between Yonge Street and Park Road
Atlantic Avenue between King Street West and Liberty Street
Augusta Avenue between Richmond Street West and Queen Street West
Blue Jays Way,between Front Street West and King Street West
Bremner Boulevard between York Street and Gardiner Expressway

Charles Street East between Yonge Street and Jarvis Street
Charles Street West between Yonge Street and Queens Park

Chestnut Street between Edward Street and Hagerman Street
Clarence Square between Wellington Street West and Spadina Avenue (north section)

Collier Street between Park Road and Davenport Road
Dan Leckie Way between Iceboat Terrace and Queens Quay West
Douro Street between Strachan Avenue and Shaw Street

Dr. Emily Stowe Way between Grenville Street and College Street
Duncan Street between Pearl Street and Queen Street West
Ed Mirvish Way between Pearl Street and King Street West

Edward Street between University Avenue and Yonge Street

Elizabeth Street between Gerrard Street West and Dundas Street West

Elm Avenue between Mount Pleasant Road and Glen Road

Elm Street between Yonge Street and McCaul Street

Freeland Street between  Lake Shore Boulevard and Queens Quay East
Earl Place between Bleecker Street and Huntley Street
Front Street East between Parliament Street and Cherry Street
Gloucester Street between Church Street and Jarvis Street

Heath Street East between Yonge Street and Alvin Avenue

Highland Avenue between Glen Road and Roxborough Drive

Huntley Street between Bloor Street East and Isabella Street
Isabella Street between Yonge Street and Sherbourne Street

John Street between Queen Street West and Front Street

Lennox Street between Palmerston Boulevard and Bathurst Street
Liberty Street between Dufferin Street and Hanna Avenue
Lower Simcoe Street between Queens Quay West and Front Street West
Lombard Street between Victoria Street and Jarvis Street

Lumsden Avenue between Westlake Avenue and Eastdale Avenue
Maitland Street between Church Street and Jarvis Street

Nairn Avenue between Rogers Road and a point 30m north of Morrison Avenue
Old Weston Road between Davenport Road and Westport Avenue

Park Road between Church Street and Bloor Street West

Peter Street between King Street and Queen Street West
Portland Street between Queen Street and Wellington Street West

Schofield Avenue between MacLennan Avenue and Highland Avenue

Scott Street between Colborne Street and Front Street East
Selby Street between Huntley Street and Sherbourne Street

Sheppard Street between Richmond Street West and Adelaide Street West

Sherbourne Street North between South Drive and Bloor Street East

Silverthorn Avenue between Rogers Road and a point 38.1m north of Rowntree Avenue
Simcoe Street between Queen Street West and Front Street West

St Clair Avenue East between O'Connor Drive and Sandra Road
St Mary Street between Bay Street and Yonge Street

St. Paul's Square between Asquith Avenue and Bloor Street East

Stadium Road between Lake Shore Boulevard and Queen's Quay West

Sunrise Avenue between O'Connor Drive and Victoria Park Avenue

Surrey Place between Grosvenor Street and Grenville Street 
Tecumseth Street between Adelaide Street and King Street West
Temperance Street between Bay Street and Sheppard Street
Toronto Street between Adelaide Street and King Street 
Victoria Street between Dundas Street East and Colborne Street

Wellington Street West between Portland Street and Spadina Avenue

  

2.  Reduced the speed limit from 50 km/h to 40 km/h on the following collector road segments:

 

Balmuto Street between Bloor Street and Charles Street West

Catherine Street between Old Mill Drive and Old Mill Road

Cherry Street between Lake Shore Boulevard and south end of Cherry Street

Fleet Street between Strachan Avenue and Bathurst Street

Howard Park Avenue between Ronscesvalles Avenue and Dundas Street West

Humber Hill Avenue between Dundas Street West and south end of Humber Hill Avenue

Logan Avenue between Eastern Avenue and Gerrard Street East

Lower Spadina Avenue beween Lake Shore Boulevard and queens Quay West

Lumsden Avenue between Main Street and Eastdale Avenue

Northline Road between Bermondsey Road and Hollinger Road

Old Dundas Street between Varsity Road and Humber Hill Avenue

Pretoria Avenue between Cambridge Avenue and Broadview Avenue

Sammon Avenue between Pape Avenue and Greenwood Avenue

 

3.  Reduced the speed limit from 40 km/h to 30 km/h on the following collector road segments:

 

Cosburn Avenue between Woodbine Avenue and Westlake Avenue

Crescent Town Road between Dawes Road and Victoria Park Avenue

Eireann Quay Queens Quay and End of Eireann Quay

Eastdale Avenue between Secord Avenue and Lumsden Avenue

Hambly Avenue between Queen Street East and Williamson Road

Osler Street between Cariboo Avenue and C.P.R. tracks south of Pelham Avenue

Rees Street between Bremner Boulevard and Lake Shore Boulevard West

Secord Avenue between Barrington Avenue and Eastdale Road

Southwood Drive between Williamson Road and Kingston Road

Wineva Avenue between Queen Street East and Williamson Road

 

4.  Requested the Director, Project Design and Management, Transportation Services, to report to the March 12, 2020 meeting of Toronto East York Community Council with recommendations to reduce the speed limit on Bay Street, Jarvis Street and Jarvis Street South to 30 km/h.

Origin

(November 15, 2019) Report from the Director, Project Design and Management, Transportation Services

Summary

This staff report is about a matter for which Community Council has delegated authority to make a final decision, provided that it is not amended so that it varies with City policy or by-laws.

 

The purpose of this report is to recommend speed limit reductions on collector roadways in Toronto and East York Community Council area as part of the Vision Zero Road Safety Plan Speed Management Strategy.

Background Information

(November 15, 2019) Report from the Director, Project Design and Management, Transportation Services - Toronto and East York Collector Road Speed Limit Reductions as Part of Vision Zero Speed Management Strategy
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2020/te/bgrd/backgroundfile-140961.pdf
(November 15, 2019) Revised Attachment 1
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2020/te/bgrd/backgroundfile-141004.pdf
(November 15, 2019) Attachment 2
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2020/te/bgrd/backgroundfile-140963.pdf
(November 15, 2019) Attachment 1
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2020/te/bgrd/backgroundfile-140962.pdf

Communications

(November 29, 2019) E-mail from Ellen Schwartzel (TE.Supp.TE11.44.1)

Motions

1 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Ana Bail„o (Carried)

That the Toronto and East York Community Council amend Revised Attachment 1 by:

 

1. reducing the speed limit to 30/km/h for the following roadways:

 

Nairn Avenue, between Rogers Road and a point 30m north of Morrison Avenue


Old Weston Road, between Davenport Road and Westport Avenue


Silverthorn Avenue, between Rogers Road and a point 38.1m north of Rowntree Avenue

 

Osler Street, between Cariboo Avenue and C.P.R. tracks south of Pelham Avenue.


2a - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam (Carried)

That Toronto and East York Community Council amend Revised Attachment 1 by changing the proposed speed limit for the following highway segments within Ward 13 from 40 km/h to 30 km/h:

 

Charles Street East between Yonge Street and Jarvis Street
Charles Street West between Yonge Street and Queens Park
Earl Place between Bleecker Street and Huntley Street
Front Street East between Parliament Street and Cherry Street
Gloucester Street between Church Street and Jarvis Street
Huntley Street between Bloor Street East and Isabella Street
Isabella Street between Yonge Street and Sherbourne Street
Lombard Street between Victoria Street and Jarvis Street
Maitland Street between Church Street and Jarvis Street
Scott Street between Colborne Street and Front Street East
Selby Street between Huntley Street and Sherbourne Street
St Mary Street between Bay Street and Yonge Street
Toronto Street between Adelaide Street and King Street 
Victoria Street between Dundas Street East and Colborne Street


2b - Motion to Amend Item (Additional) moved by Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam (Carried)

That Toronto and East York Community Council request the Director, Project Design and Management, Transportation Services, to report to the March 12, 2020 meeting of Toronto East York Community Council with recommendations to reduce the speed limit on Bay Street, Jarvis Street and Jarvis Street South to 30 km/h.

 


3 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Joe Cressy (Carried)

That Toronto and East York Community Council amend Revised Attachment 1 by:

 

1. Reducing the speed limit to 30km/h on the following collector road segments:

 

Armoury Street, Chestnut Street and University Avenue
Atlantic Avenue, King Street West and Liberty Street
Augusta Avenue, Richmond Street West and Queen Street West
Blue Jays Way, Front Street West and King Street West
Bremner Boulevard, York Street and Gardiner Expressway
Chestnut Street, Edward Street and Hagerman Street
Clarence Square, Wellington Street West and Spadina Avenue (north section)
Dan Leckie Way, Iceboat Terrace and Queens Quay West
Douro Street, Strachan Avenue and Shaw Street
Duncan Street, Pearl Street and Queen Street West
Ed Mirvish Way, Pearl Street and King Street West
Freeland Street, lake Shore Boulevard and Queens Quay East
John Street, Queen Street West and Front Street
Liberty Street, Dufferin Street and Hanna Avenue
Lower Simcoe Street, Queens Quay West and Front Street West
Peter Street, King Street and Queen Street West
Portland Street, Queen Street and Wellington Street West
Sheppard Street, Richmond Street West and Adelaide Street West
Simcoe Street, Queen Street West and Front Street West
Stadium Road, Lake Shore Boulevard and Queen's Quay West
Tecumseth Street, Adelaide Street and King Street West
Temperance Street, Bay Street and Sheppard Street
Wellington Street West, Portland Street and Spadina Avenue

 

2.  Adding the following collector road segments and reducing the speed limit to 30km/h on :

 

Eireann Quay, Queens Quay and End of Eireann Quay

Rees Street, Bremner Boulevard and Lake Shore Boulevard West


4 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Mike Layton (Carried)

That the Toronto and East York Community Council amend Revised Attachment 1 by:

 

1. Reducing the speed limit from 50 km/r to 30 km/h for the following roadways:

 

Asquith Avenue, between Yonge Street and Park Road

Charles Street West, between Yonge Street and Queens Park

Charles Street East, between Yonge Street and Jarvis Street

Chestnut Street, between Edward Street and Hagerman Street

Collier Street, between Park Road and Davenport Road

Dr. Emily Stowe Way, between Grenville Street and College Street

Edward Street, between University Avenue and Yonge Street

Elizabeth Street, between Gerrard Street West and Dundas Street West

Elm Avenue, between Mount Pleasant Road and Glen Road

Highland Avenue, between Glen Road and Roxborough Drive

Heath Street East, between Yonge Street and Alvin Avenue

Lennox Street, between Palmerston Boulevard and Bathurst Street

Park Road, between Church Street and Bloor Street West

Schofield Avenue, between MacLennan Avenue and Highland Avenue

Sherbourne Street North, between South Drive and Bloor Street East

St. Paul's Square, between Asquith Avenue and Bloor Street East

Surrey Place, between Grosvenor Street and Grenville Street 

Elm Street, between Yonge Street and McCaul Street

 


5 - Motion to Amend Item moved by Councillor Brad Bradford (Carried)

That Toronto and East York Community Council:

 

1.  amend Revised Attachment 1 by:

 

a.  reducing the speed limit from 50 km/h to 30km/h on the following collector road segments:

 

 

1. on Lumsden Avenue between Westlake Avenue and Eastdale Avenue

2. on Sandra Road between St. Clair Avenue and O’Connor Drive

3. on St Clair Avenue East between O'Connor Drive and Sandra Road

 

 

b. reducing the speed limit from 40 km/h to 30km/h on the following collector road segments:

 

Cosburn Avenue, between Woodbine Avenue and Westlake Avenue;

Crescent Town Road, between Dawes Road and Victoria Park Avenue;

Eastdale Avenue, between Secord Avenue and Lumsden Avenue;

Hambly Avenue, between Queen Street East and Williamson Road;

Secord Avenue, between Barrington Avenue and Eastdale Road;

Southwood Drive, between Williamson Road and Kingston Road; and

Wineva Avenue, between Queen Street East and Williamson Road.

 

 

2 Reduce the speed limit from 50 km/h to 30 km/h on Sunrise Avenue, between O'Connor Drive and Victoria Park Avenue. 

Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council