Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: Virtual Meeting
UPDATED - July 25 ,2023 at 9:40 a.m.
Please be advised that, in consultation with the Chair, the July 27, 2023 Transportation Standing Committee meeting has been cancelled due to flooding in the region. The next scheduled meeting is August 24, 2023.
1. CALL TO ORDER AND LAND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES – May 18, 2023
3. APPROVAL OF THE ORDER OF BUSINESS AND APPROVAL OF ADDITIONS AND
4. BUSINESS ARISING OUT OF THE MINUTES
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
11. INFORMATION ITEMS BROUGHT FORWARD – NONE
12.1 STAFF – NONE
12.2 ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE
12.2.1 Windsor Street Exchange Redesign
That the Transportation Standing Committee direct the Chief Administrative Officer to prepare a staff report on the Windsor Street Exchange redesign to include:
a. Separated and wide sidewalks;
b. Separated and protected bicycle lanes;
c. Dedicated transit-only lanes for people using public transit;
d. Protected intersections that are safe for all vulnerable road users; and
e. Design for 40 KPH traffic speeds
12.2.2 Active School Travel
That the Transportation Standing Committee direct the Chief Administrative Officer to prepare a staff report on HRM developing and adopting an Active School Travel (AST) policy and plan, including considerations of partnering with other stakeholder agencies and allocating funding for necessary education and infrastructure.
12.3 MEMBERS OF STANDING COMMITTEE
12.3.1 Councillor Cuttell
That the Transportation Standing Committee direct the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) to provide a staff report to review HRM's Rural Transit Program to assess existing regional services, identifying gaps in regional service, conduct a rural/regional transit service need analysis, and identify and recommend potential rural transit models and opportunities, including aligning with the JRTA and connecting into the Halifax Transit network. Potential models should include looking at rural and regional transit through an equity and sustainability lens, as well as how inter-community regional transit can support goals of sustainable regional growth and development, rural economic development, and community and individual well-being.
14. IN CAMERA (IN PRIVATE) – NONE
15. ADDED ITEMS
16. NOTICES OF MOTION
17. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
18. DATE OF NEXT MEETING – August 24, 2023
1. Memorandum from the Legislative Assistant dated July 4, 2023 re: Request to Present to the Transportation Standing Committee [PDF]
2. Strategic Road Safety Plan – 2023 Annual Report [PDF] REVISED
3. Free Transit During Car Free Day
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