Councillor Wilson’s recent article in the Hamilton Spectator uses nuanced language offering misleading information to justify the B-Line LRT. She explains that the B-Line route is the busiest in the city which is true but phrasing this as “9 million trips per year” sounds more impressive than it really is. When you break this [...]
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Council Appointment to the Rental Housing Sub-Committee That Councillor D. Conley be appointed as a member of the Rental Housing SubCommittee for a term commencing on February 23, 2017 and expiring with the current term of Council.
Urbanization of Rural Cross-Section Roads WHEREAS, there are rudimentary safety issues on the road networks within the urban boundary; WHEREAS, an urbanist approach to planning safer streets in our communities has gained support amongst City of Hamilton Councillors, staff and citizens alike; WHEREAS, there has been a great deal of community engagement and encouragement regarding [...]
Implications of Lower City Traffic Changes that have Put Additional Pressures on Mountain Road Networks WHEREAS, there has been an aggressive urbanist movement to reconfigure city road networks and reduce traffic lanes on arterial roads in the name of “safety”; WHEREAS, there is an aggressive movement to create a higher levels of congestion; WHEREAS, there [...]
Rental Arrangement with United Boxing Promotions a) That Council directs staff to negotiate an appropriate rental arrangement with United Boxing Promotions to allow a night of professional boxing, sanctioned under the authority of the Ontario Athletic Commission, to take place at the Dave Anderchuck Mountain Arena; and b) That staff be directed to review the [...]
IMPACTS OF A CHANGE IN THE 2007 TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT PLAN RECOMMENDED POLICY WHEREAS it has been identified in the 2007 Transportation Master Plan (TMP) that the appropriate Level of Service (LOS) for the arterial road network to operate is at a LOS D or better; and WHEREAS there are a number of requests/complaints that are [...]
MORATORIUM ON ANY NEW PROJECTS, ROADWAY ALTERATIONS OR DESIGNS THAT REDUCE MOTOR VEHICULAR CAPACITY ON ANY ROADWAY WITHIN THE LRT CORRIDOR WHEREAS the City is currently reviewing the existing road network and road use priorities via a Transportation Master Plan Update; WHEREAS City Council has already directed staff to convert specific roadways from one-way to [...]