Active Transportation & Sustainability Committee – Tuesday, February 1, 10am
Updated: Feb 9, 2022
Watch Online: https://youtu.be/rky08B2NO5M
🔎🗺 Wayfinding Project
Deferred, as the presenters wanted some more time to prepare
🚴🌃 Bike The Night
RECOMMENDATION: That the Active Transportation and Sustainability Committee endorses a Bike the Night event for September, 2022
🛣🏙 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
🌳🌻 Crompton Park Update
Deferred to a future meeting
🌇🏙 City of Pickering – City-Building Conversation
No action taken
♻️📆 Circular Economy / Waste Collection Calendar
Deferred to next meeting to continue discussions.
🚸🔻 Successful Use of Yield Signs – 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
🌳🧑⚖️ Single Tree Bylaw – 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.
🐛🦋 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
🧑🏫🎪 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 – this will be held at a private location
The Committee suggested Living Green Barrie should be the sole retailer of rain barrels.