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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Main Street Immediate Safety Enhancements Update: Lane reconfiguration work beginning next week

This post, from August 12, has information on the City reducing Main Street from 5 lanes to 4.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The City of Hamilton will begin work to reduce the number of travel lanes on Main Street from five lanes to four as part of its goal to improve roadway safety.

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Councillor Danko talks road safety

This post, from August 11, contains a recent interview Cllr. Danko involving road safety on Hamilton’s streets and possible solutions to those issues.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Hamilton has made good progress to reduce the number of vehicular collisions and improve roadway safety in recent years. Sadly, pedestrian deaths over the past year have drastically increased. Councillor Danko shared his views with Scott Radley on AM900 CHML.

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What’s happening on your street

This post, from June 28, has information on the recent installation of speed humps in various Ward 8 neighbourhoods as part of the Ward 8 Complete Streets review.

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With speed humps recently installed in various neighbourhoods across Ward 8, the Ward 8 office is taking resident concern about road safety and speeding seriously.

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Safety tips for motorists, cyclists and pedestrians as the City celebrates bike month

As part of the City’s Vision Zero Action Plan and as it celebrates bike month, this post, from June 3, has safety tips for all types of road users.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

As the City celebrates bike month, it is sharing tips on how everyone on the roadways can stay safe.

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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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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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Ward 8 Complete Streets Report Released

This article, from November 5, has background on the unveiling of the Ward 8 Complete Streets draft report and next steps for the community as we move towards safer, inclusive and family-friendly streets.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

On November 4, members of the Ward 8 community joined Councillor Danko, WSP traffic consultants and City staff for the release of the Ward 8 Complete Streets Report and recommended changes to residential roads in Ward 8 to help promote safety and reduce speed.

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Traffic Safety Meeting – November 4, 7pm

This article, from November 2, provides background on the Ward 8 Complete Streets Report and is an invitation for community meetings to further discuss traffic safety around Ward 8.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

At 7pm on Thursday November 4, Councillor Danko will be hosting a virtual community meeting to discuss the proposed safety improvements recommended as a result of the Ward 8 Complete Streets Report as well as hear your suggestions and comments on road safety around Ward 8.

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Councillor John-Paul Danko