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Amendments to City of Toronto Municipal Code - Richmond Street and Adelaide Street Cycle Tracks

City of Toronto Municipal Code Chapter 950, Traffic and Parking, Chapter 886, Footpaths, Pedestrian Ways, Bicycle Paths, Bicycle Lanes and Cycle Tracks, and Chapter 910 Parking Machines and Meters

Decision Body

Infrastructure and Environment Committee

Event Location, Date and Time

Toronto City Hall, 2nd Floor, Committee Room 1
100 Queen Street West
Toronto, Ontario

Canada
January 17, 2019 - 09:30 AM

Description

Toronto City Council will be considering recommendations to pass a by-law to amend City of Toronto Municipal Code Chapter 950, Traffic and Parking, Chapter 886, Footpaths, Pedestrian Ways, Bicycle Paths, Bicycle Lanes and Cycle Tracks, and Chapter 910 Parking Machines and Meters in order to maintain the cycle tracks on Richmond Street and Adelaide Street, as well as the north-south cycle tracks on Simcoe Street and Peter Street as permanent installations.

It is proposed that the by-law be adopted at the Council meeting to be held on January 30, 2019 or at a subsequent meeting.

The report from the General Manager, Transportation Services, titled "Richmond Street and Adelaide Street Cycle Tracks" has the following recommendations:

1. City Council approve maintaining the cycle tracks on the following streets as a permanent installation:

a. Richmond Street East from Parliament Street to Yonge Street

b. Richmond Street West from Yonge Street to Bathurst Street

c. Adelaide Street East from Parliament Street to Yonge Street

d. Adelaide Street West from Yonge Street to Bathurst Street

e. Simcoe Street from Front Street West to Queen Street West

f. Peter Street from King Street West to Queen Street West;

2. City Council enact traffic and parking regulation amendments, and cycle track designation amendments, and parking machines and meters by-law amendments to modify the current cycle track installation on Adelaide Street East and Adelaide Street West from Bathurst Street to Parliament Street to improve safety and operations including but not limited to moving the existing cycle track from the south side of the street to the north side of the street, as described in Attachment 1 - Amendments to Traffic and Parking Regulations, and Cycle Track Designations, and Parking Machines and Meters By-law attached to this report.

If approved by City Council, City of Toronto Municipal Code Chapter 950, Traffic and Parking, Chapter 886, Footpaths, Pedestrian Ways, Bicycle Paths, Bicycle Lanes and Cycle Tracks, and Chapter 910 Parking Machines and Meters will require amendment.

At its meeting to be held in Committee Room 1, Toronto City Hall on January 17, 2019, at 9:30 a.m. or as soon as possible thereafter, the Infrastructure and Environment Committee of Toronto City Council will hear in person, or by his or her counsel, agent or solicitor, any person who wishes to speak to the matter.

To view or obtain a copy of the report that outlines the related amendments to City of Toronto Municipal Code Chapter 950, Traffic and Parking, Chapter 886, Footpaths, Pedestrian Ways, Bicycle Paths, Bicycle Lanes and Cycle Tracks, and Chapter 910 Parking Machines and Meters please click here.

To submit comments or make a presentation to the Infrastructure and Environment Committee on January 17, 2019, please contact the Committee no later than 12:00 p.m. on January 16, 2019:

Infrastructure and Environment Committee
Toronto City Hall

100 Queen Street West, 10th Floor, West Tower
Toronto, ON M5H 2N2

Telephone: 416-397-4579
Fax: 416-392-1879
Email: iec@toronto.ca  

To ask questions regarding the content of the report contact:

Jacquelyn Hayward Gulati

Director, Project Design & Management

Transportation Services

Tel: (416) 392-5348

Email: Jacquelyn.HaywardGulati@toronto.ca

Any comments received after the Committee meeting will be forwarded to Council.

While the staff report sets out proposed changes, the Committee and/or City Council may make amendments from the recommendations set out in the report.

If this matter is postponed at the Committee meeting or Council meeting or considered at a subsequent Committee or Council meeting, no additional notice will be provided other than the information on the subsequent Committee or Council agenda.  Please contact the above City officials if you require notice in these cases.

The Infrastructure and Environment Committee will make its final recommendations on January 17, 2019 which will be forwarded to City Council at its meeting on January 30, 2019.

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For More Information Contact

Infrastructure and Environment Committee
iec@toronto.ca
Phone: 416-397-4579
Toronto City Hall, 10W
100 Queen Street
Toronto, Ontario
M5H 2N2
Canada

Signed By

Ulli S. Watkiss, City Clerk

Date

January 10, 2019

Additional Information

Background Information

Amendments to City of Toronto Municipal Code - Richmond Street and Adelaide Street Cycle Tracks - View

References

IE1.5 Richmond Street and Adelaide Street Cycle Tracks
http://app.toronto.ca/tmmis/viewAgendaItemHistory.do?item=2019.IE1.5

Bylaw 264-2019 - To amend City of Toronto Municipal Code Chapter 886, Footpaths, Pedestrian Ways, Bicycle Paths, Bicycle Lanes and Cycle Tracks, respecting cycle tracks on Adelaide Street East, Adelaide Street West and Peter Street
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/bylaws/2019/law0264.pdf

Bylaw 265-2019 - To amend City of Toronto Municipal Code Chapter 910, Parking Machines and Meters, respecting Adelaide Street East, Adelaide Street West and Peter Street.
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/bylaws/2019/law0265.pdf

Bylaw 266-2019 - To amend City of Toronto Municipal Code Chapter 950, Traffic and Parking, respecting Adelaide Street East, Adelaide Street West, Peter Street, Richmond Street East, Richmond Street West and Simcoe Street
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/bylaws/2019/law0266.pdf

Affected Location(s)

Richmond Street East & Parliament Street
Toronto, Ontario
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Richmond Street West & Yonge Street
Toronto, Ontario
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Adelaide Street East & Parliament Street
Toronto, Ontario
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Adelaide Street West & Yonge Street
Toronto, Ontario
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Simcoe Street & Front Street West
Toronto, Ontario
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Peter Street & King Street West
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Topic

  • Transportation > Proposal to amend the Municipal Code
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