Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: Council Chamber, 3rd Floor City Hall, 1841 Argyle Street, Halifax
Minutes: March 28, 2019 Transportation Standing Committee Minutes (PDF)
1. CALL TO ORDER
2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES – February 25, 2019
3. APPROVAL OF THE ORDER OF BUSINESS AND APPROVAL OF ADDITIONS AND DELETIONS
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 – February 25, 2019
8.1 December 13, 2018 - Information report from the Director of Transportation and Public Works dated October 12, 2018 re: Feasibility of Red Light Cameras and Electronic Speed Detection Services [PDF]
That the Transportation Standing Committee recommend that Regional Council direct staff to undertake data collection and an assessment of Winter Street under the new Tactical Urbanism Program in order to consider potential treatments that may be appropriate for the street.
9. NOTICES OF TABLED MATTERS – NONE
10. CORRESPONDENCE, PETITIONS & DELEGATIONS
11. INFORMATION ITEMS BROUGHT FORWARD – NONE
That the Transportation Standign Committee recommend that Halifax Regional Council amend the Active Transportation Priorities Plan by designating the corridors related to the Willow Street Local Street Bikeway and the specified elements of the Cole Harbour Basin Open Space Plan as “candidate routes” in the Active Transportation Priorities Plan as described in the report dated January 8, 2018.
That the Transportation Standing Committee recommend that Halifax Regional Council direct the Chief Administrative Officer to:
1. Proceed with the design and construction of streetscaping improvements for the segment of Spring Garden Road between South Park Street and Queen Street, based on the built form and traffic operational approach described as Option 4 in the discussion section of the staff report dated February 11, 2019; and
2. Gather data during construction on how loading is accommodated and how diverted traffic impacts other streets, and return to Council with further analysis of the impacts of a daytime transit priority corridor, including consideration of the feasibility of a temporary pilot project.
12.2 ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE – NONE
12.3 MEMBERS OF THE TRANSPORTATION STANDING COMMITTEE – NONE
13. MOTIONS – NONE
14. IN CAMERA (IN PRIVATE) – NONE
15. ADDED ITEMS
16. NOTICES OF MOTION
17. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
18. DATE OF NEXT MEETING – April 23, 2019, Halifax City Hall, 1841 Argyle Street, Halifax – 1:00 p.m.