Item - 2022.MM47.45

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on July 19, 2022 without amendments.

MM47.45 - Continuing Progress on the Road to Vision Zero - by Councillor Brad Bradford, seconded by Councillor Jennifer McKelvie

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on July 19, 20, 21 and 22, 2022, adopted the following:

 

1. City Council request the General Manager, Transportation Services report to City Council in the first quarter of 2023 on pathways to permit the creation of Community Safety Zones outside of school zones in order to enable to installation of Automated Speed Enforcement cameras, including consideration of:

 

a. the effectiveness of the Community Safety Zones program in its current form since the previous moratorium was lifted in 2018;

 

b. opportunities to accelerate the rollout and expansion of the City's Automated Speed Enforcement program so that a greater number of cameras are available for rotation across Toronto; and

 

c. a new set of criteria to be utilized to determining when a Community Safety Zone is warranted as well as a definition of the boundaries that may be set for these zones.

 

2. City Council request the General Manager, Transportation Services report to City Council in the first quarter of 2023 on a plan to update the warrants/considerations used to evaluate the need for All-Way Stop Control, Pedestrian Crossovers and Traffic Control Signals include a required number of potentially preventable collisions that is no greater than one.

 

3. City Council request the General Manager, Transportation Services, in consultation with any relevant divisions and agencies, to review and report back on safe street improvements that could be implemented as of right during regular maintenance, including but not limited to sidewalk bumpouts, enhanced street crossings, signal timing modernization, and a pathway for how identified measures could be implemented as by default during maintenance projects, road reconstruction, or State of Good Repair works.

Background Information (City Council)

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Waive Referral (Carried)

Speaker Nunziata advised Council that the provisions of Chapter 27, Council Procedures, require that Motion MM47.45 be referred to the Infrastructure and Environment Committee. A two-thirds vote of the Council Members present is required to waive referral.

Vote (Waive Referral) Jul-20-2022 2:52 PM

Result: Carried Two-Thirds Required - MM47.45 - waive referral
Total members that voted Yes: 21 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Brad Bradford, Robin Buxton Potts, Shelley Carroll, Mike Colle, Gary Crawford, John Filion, Paula Fletcher, Mark Grimes, Cynthia Lai, Mike Layton, Josh Matlow, Jennifer McKelvie, Joe Mihevc, Frances Nunziata (Chair), James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Michael Thompson, John Tory
Total members that voted No: 2 Members that voted No are Stephen Holyday, Denzil Minnan-Wong
Total members that were Absent: 2 Members that were absent are Nick Mantas, Jaye Robinson

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Adoption of Parts 1 and 2 only.

Vote (Adopt Item) Jul-22-2022 1:04 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - MM47.45 - adopt Parts 1 and 2 only
Total members that voted Yes: 17 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Ana Bail„o, Brad Bradford, Robin Buxton Potts, Shelley Carroll, Mike Colle, John Filion, Mark Grimes, Mike Layton, Nick Mantas, Josh Matlow, Jennifer McKelvie, Frances Nunziata (Chair), James Pasternak, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Michael Thompson
Total members that voted No: 1 Members that voted No are Stephen Holyday
Total members that were Absent: 7 Members that were absent are Gary Crawford, Paula Fletcher, Cynthia Lai, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Jaye Robinson, John Tory

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Adopt the balance of the item.

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