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.

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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

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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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Notice of virtual Public Information Centre for Up. Wellington residents

This article, from May 17, has details on the initiation of a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment along the Upper Wellington corridor, as well as details on a virtual Public Information Centre taking place June 8.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The City of Hamilton has initiated a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (EA) to address transportation challenges along Upper Wellington Street (Limeridge Road to Stone Church Road). A virtual Public Information Centre will take place June 8th at 6pm.

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Speed limit reduction on the RHVP starting May 17

This article, from May 13, includes a release from the City informing residents that the speed limit on the RHVP has been reduced to 80km/hr.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The City of Hamilton is informing residents that as of Monday, May 17, the City will reduce the speed limit on both sides of the Red Hill Valley Parkway (RHVP) between Dartnall Rd and Greenhill Ave to 80km/hr.

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Making the Connection: Women in Transit Virtual Information Session

This article, from May 4, has information on “Making the Connection: Women in Transit”, a virtual information session for women who may want to explore a career as an HSR operator.

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The HSR will soon be looking to recruit new bus operators to join its team. With a focus on women, who remain under-represented in the industry, the HSR will be hosting a special virtual information session to encourage more women to consider a career in transit.

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City Council adopts 2021 tax supported operating budget

This article, from April 1, contains a City release outlining upcoming priorities of the budget, as well as a financial breakdown.

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Hamilton City Council will be adopting a $1.6 billion gross operating budget and a net tax operating budget of $955 million. This budget came in 04. percent lower than what was estimated this past January.

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