Upper James Street to get floral planters for pedestrian-friendly roadway project

This article, from September 21, contains more information on the introduction of floral planters along the northern portion of Upper James St.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

As mentioned in the last newsletter, Upper James Street will be installing floral planters for a more pedestrian-friendly roadway.

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Vaccine verification requirements for recreational services

This post, from September 20, has details on vaccine verification requirements for municipal services, as well as how the HPL can help you print and laminate your proof of vaccination.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

As of 12:01 AM on September 22, Ontario residents will be required to show proof of vaccination to participate in recreational activities. Find out more about what is required, and how the Hamilton Public Library can be of service for printing/laminating of your proof of vaccination.

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Expansion of Upper James A-Line as HSR introduces fall schedule

This post, from August 17, has details on improved service along the A-line corridor and the resumption of regular service on most HSR routes starting September 5.

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The HSR has announced various service improvements including the resumption of regular service levels this fall.

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Hamilton streets will be seeing electric rental scooters starting next spring

This post, from August 14, has information on an e-scooter pilot project coming to Hamilton next spring.

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The City will start an electric scooter rentals pilot starting next spring believed to be unique in Canada for its efforts to protect residents with disabilities.

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Nominations are open for the Community in Motion Awards.

This article, from July 24, has information on the Community in Motion Awards.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Do you know someone who uses sustainable transportation to get to work or travel around town? Do you know someone who engages and promotes alternative methods of travel? If so, nominations are now open to celebrate those who go the extra mile to support sustainable modes of transportation with the Community in Motion Awards.

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$200M allocated to Hamilton Transit System

This post, from July 23, has information on the federal government’s announcement of an additional $200m towards Hamilton transit.

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Minister of Infrastructure Catherine McKenna announced that the Federal government is infusing $200M into Hamilton’s public transit system, including Ward 8’s A-Line (Upper James corridor).

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City Auditor releases Roads Value for Money Audit

This article, from July 15, has details on the City Auditor’s Roads Value for Money audit, as well as a link to the full audit.

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The Office of the City Auditor issued a report on the City’s Roads Value for Money (VFM) audit, which evaluated Hamilton’s road infrastructure in relation to asset management, planning, condition tracking, quality assurance, procurement, contract administration and financial management.

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City sharing safety tips for those who use the Keddy Access Trail

This post, from June 18, has safety tips for those who utilize the Keddy Access Trail.

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As part of bike month, and with many residents choosing an active transportation method these days, the City is sharing some safety tips for those who utilize the Keddy Access Trail.

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Second Public Information Centre to be for Truck Route Master Plan Review

This article, from June 11 has details on the second virtual Public Information Centre for the City of Hamilton’s Truck Route Master Plan Review.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

As part of the ongoing consultation efforts for the City of Hamilton’s Truck Route Master Plan Review, the City is holding the second Public Information Centre for this study on June 24, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m

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City of Hamilton wins Technical Achievement Awards for Vision Zero Action Plan and Keddy Access Trail

This article, from May 27, contains details on the City of Hamilton being recognized with two awards by the Transportation Association of Canada

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Each year, the Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) recognizes exceptional contributions made by its member organizations across Canada through its Technical Achievement Awards – with the City receiving two awards including those for Road Safety Engineering and Sustainable Mobility.

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