1. CALL TO ORDER
2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES – June 14, 2016 and June 23, 2016
3. APPROVAL OF THE ORDER OF BUSINESS AND APPROVAL OF ADDITIONS AND DELETIONS
4. BUSINESS ARISING OUT OF THE MINUTES
4.1 Motion Regarding the Reporting Structure of the Accessibility Advisory Committee [PDF]
That the Transportation Standing Committee recommends that Regional Council request a staff report and recommendation on changes to the reporting structure of the Accessibility Advisory Committee as discussed at the Accessibility Advisory Committee meeting on May 16, 2016 and that this report be referred to the Transportation Standing Committee for review and comment prior to receipt by Regional Council.
5. CALL FOR DECLARATION OF CONFLICT OF INTERESTS
6. MOTIONS OF RECONSIDERATION – NONE
7. MOTIONS OF RESCISSION – NONE
8. CONSIDERATION OF DEFERRED BUSINESS – NONE
9. NOTICES OF TABLED MATTERS – NONE
10. CORRESPONDENCE, PETITIONS & DELEGATIONS
10.3.1 Jerry Blumenthal, Canadian Association Retired Persons – Segways on HRM Sidewalks
11. INFORMATION ITEMS BROUGHT FORWARD – NONE
12.2 MEMBERS OF STANDING COMMITTEE
12.2.1 Councillor Waye Mason – Halifax Urban Greenway Association (HUGA) Trail license or easement [PDF]
That the Transportation Standing Committee request a staff report regarding the possible acquisition of a license or access easement in support of an active transportation trail along the aprons of the CN rail line from Inglis Street to the former Chester Spur (now the Chain of Lakes Trail).
12.2.2 Councillor Outhit - Process Update: Cogswell Interchange Traffic Management
-Information Report [PDF]
-Presentation [PDF - 11 Mb]
That the Transportation Standing Committee receive the presentation.
12.3 ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE
12.3.1 Request for a Staff Report Regarding the Inclusion of Roll Call on all Halifax Regional Municipality Advisory and Standing Committee Agendas [PDF]
That the Transportation Standing recommends that Regional Council request a Staff Report regarding the inclusion of Roll Call on all Halifax Regional Municipality Advisory and Standing Committee Agendas.
12.4 ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE
12.4.1 Protected Bicycle Lane – Hollis Street [PDF]
That the Transportation Standing Committee request a staff report to help facilitate a Hollis Street Bicycle Lane protected pilot project in spring of 2017 and include staff comment in regard to a long term strategy for an all ages and abilities biking facility in and out of the downtown.
12.5 COMMITTEE UPDATES
12.5.1 Accessibility Advisory Committee
12.5.2 Active Transportation Advisory Committee
That the Transportation Standing Committee receive the report.
13.1 Councillor Walker
That the Transportation Standing Committee request a staff report on the use of Lone Light (RRFB) Rapid Flashing Beacons for crosswalks in HRM.
14. IN CAMERA (IN PRIVATE)
Council may rise and go into a private In Camera session, in accordance with Section 19 of the Halifax Regional Municipality Charter, for the purpose of dealing with the following:
14.1 Contract Negotiations
A matter pertaining to contract negotiations and legal advice.
14.1.1 Halifax Commuter Rail – Private and Confidential Report
That the Transportation Standing Committee recommend that Halifax Regional Council direct staff to further explore the unsolicited proposal regarding commuter rail in Halifax Regional Municipality, and that staff return to Regional Council with the results of the discussion for further consideration.
15. ADDED ITEMS
16. NOTICES OF MOTION
17. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
18. DATE OF NEXT MEETING – September 22, 2016 1:00 p.m., Council Chambers, 3rd Floor, City Hall, 1841 Argyle Street, Halifax
1. Request for Presentations to the Transportation Standing Committee [PDF]
2. Parking On Quinpool Road Information Report [PDF]