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Active Transportation & Sustainability Committee โ€“ Tuesday, February 1, 10am

Updated: Feb 9, 2022

Minutes: https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=M&ID=908708&GUID=F8EFAB83-B502-48C1-8F45-398CC253B4DF

Watch Online: https://youtu.be/rky08B2NO5M

Agenda: https://barrie.legistar.com/View.ashx?M=A&ID=908708&GUID=F8EFAB83-B502-48C1-8F45-398CC253B4DF



๐Ÿ”Ž๐Ÿ—บ Wayfinding Project

  • Deferred, as the presenters wanted some more time to prepare


๐Ÿšด๐ŸŒƒ Bike The Night

  • RECOMMENDATION: That the Active Transportation and Sustainability Committee endorses a Bike the Night event for September, 2022



๐Ÿ›ฃ๐Ÿ™ Bradford Roadway Cross Section

  • Brett Gratrix, Transportation Planning Lead, provided an update on feedback from a recent Public Information Centre.

  • Gratrix discussed the Federal Government's ban re: internal combustible vehicles by 2035, and the alternatives to roundabouts and the conventional intersection

  • Discussions on the two-lane options, roundabouts, heavy traffic, pedestrian and cyclist safety, bicycle lanes, and internal combustible vehicle ban



๐ŸŒณ๐ŸŒป Crompton Park Update

  • Deferred to a future meeting



๐ŸŒ‡๐Ÿ™ City of Pickering โ€“ City-Building Conversation

  • No action taken



โ™ป๏ธ๐Ÿ“† Circular Economy / Waste Collection Calendar

  • Deferred to next meeting to continue discussions.



๐Ÿšธ๐Ÿ”ป Successful Use of Yield Signs โ€“ Painswick's Bayshore Park

  • Question raised why the idea was never considered in other parts of the City, if it is operating efficiently and safely, to reduce vehicle emissions and noise from stopping and starting?

  • Gratrix will inquire with Traffic Services


๐ŸŒณ๐Ÿง‘โ€โš–๏ธ Single Tree Bylaw โ€“ Public Consultation

  • Memo will be going to Council on February 14 to provide an update on progress

  • There will be a presentation at the Public Information Centre on February 24.

  • A survey was completed and will be posted after the PIC.



๐Ÿ›๐Ÿฆ‹ LDD Moth Report / Next Steps

  • There will be a presentation at the February 8 City Building Committee from an expert from Bio Forests re: the different management options for the coming year, and providing an update on what could be expected in the spring

  • Staff will be attending the City-owned trees to remove the egg masses, add banding, and add burlap to trees in the hotspot zones



๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿซ๐ŸŽช Active Transportation Education and Event Sub-Committee

  • Living Green Barrie will be hosting an event on April 22, Earth Day, selling native trees and shrubs with their rain barrels โ€“ this will be held at a private location

  • The Committee suggested Living Green Barrie should be the sole retailer of rain barrels.