Back to School: Road Safety reminder for parents, students and commuters

This post, from September 2, contains reminders for commuters and parents as school returns for another year.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The City of Hamilton is reminding all residents to be watchful and pay extra attention on the roads, as students hit the streets in Ward 8 as school starts again.

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Construction ongoing in the Rolston Neighbourhood

This post, from August 5, has information about ongoing construction in the Rolston neighbourhood.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

As the summer construction season continues into August, the Rolston neighbourhood has seen the brunt of road re-surfacing this summer in Ward 8 – with more re-surfacing planned for Rolston Drive.

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Truck Route Master Plan

This article, from May 16, has information on the newly completed Truck Route Master Plan, which is entering its public review phase from May 16 to June 17.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The City of Hamilton has completed its Truck Route Master Plan review, which explored opportunities for safer and more efficient movement of trucks within Hamilton.

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Stretch of Rymal Road to host Environmental Assessment

This post, from March 5, has information on the recently launched Environmental Assessment for Rymal Road.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The City of Hamilton has initiated a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment process to develop and assess solutions to improve traffic along Rymal Road, stretching from Dartnall Road to Upper James Street in Ward 8.

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Corporate Asset Management Survey

This post, from February 1, has details on a new Engage Hamilton survey looking for feedback regarding the City’s roads as well as water services.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The City of Hamilton is interested in hearing from you regarding your satisfaction of the City’s assets and services; those being roads, bridges, culverts, drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater.

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City of Hamilton Plow Tracker

This article, from January 17, has information on how the City of Hamilton clears its streets and how you can track the plow.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

With the heavy snowfall the city is anticipating mid-week, the Ward 8 Office wanted to share information about some Frequently Asked Questions residents may have when it comes to clearing streets after snowstorms, and share a site that tracks Hamilton’s plows in realtime.

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Update: New traffic signal on Upper James to be activated December 15

This post, from December 14, is informing residents that the new traffic light at Brucedale Avenue & Upper James St. will be in operation as of December 15.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The Ward 8 office was advised this morning that effective December 15, the new signal at Upper James Street and Brucedale Avenue will be activated and the Brantdale Avenue light will be deactivated with Hamilton Police on-site to help with traffic control while crews perform the work.

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Ward 8 Complete Streets Update

This post, from December 6, has information on temporary calming measures to be introduced this week.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The Ward 8 office has received word from the City that after a comprehensive review the City is moving forward with temporary calming measures at six priority locations.

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Choose Safety, Stop Safely

This post, from November 15, has tips for motorists as we head towards winter road conditions.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

With winter only weeks away, the City of Hamilton is sharing safety tips with motorists about safe stopping on city and residential roads.

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New traffic signals to be in operation soon along Upper James St.

This post, from November 8, has information on new traffic signals that will soon be in operation along the northern portion of Upper James Street.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

If you’ve found yourself traveling along the northern portion of Upper James heading to the Claremont Access, you’ve surely noticed crews installing new traffic signals. These new signals are part of a larger plan towards making Upper James more pedestrian friendly.

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Councillor John-Paul Danko