City sharing safety tips for pedestrian crossovers

This article, from July 12, has tips for pedestrians, cyclists and drivers this month.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The City of Hamilton is sharing tips with pedestrians, cyclists and drivers this month as part of Vision Zero’s main goal: zero fatalities or serious injuries on our roadways.

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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.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

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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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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Slower speeds, safer communities: City of Hamilton reminding motorists to slow down in community safety zones

This article, from May 6, details this month’s Community Safety Zone initiative taking place across the City this month.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

 This month, the City of Hamilton is launching a Community Safety Zone education campaign to encourage motorists to drive safely through all areas of the City, especially those designated as a Community Safety Zone in order to increase the safety of vulnerable road users.

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Increased investments in multi-modal transportation infrastructure proposed for 2021 budget

This article, from March 25, has details on proposed multi-modal transportation investments in the 2021 budget.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The City of Hamilton is making increased investments to multi-modal transportation infrastructure around the city, with an investment of $2.74 million in cycling infrastructure and an increased investment in Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations.

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Ward 8 Complete Streets Survey Now Live!

This article, from March 11, has details on the Ward 8 Complete Streets survey, which is now live via Engage Hamilton.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The Ward 8 Office is excited to announce that the Ward 8 Complete Streets survey is now live via Engage Hamilton portal.

This project is specifically focused on improving safety and operations along residential and collector streets in Ward 8 only – arterial roads will not be a part of this project since they are already under consideration as part of the ongoing Complete Livable Better Streets Design Manual Project.

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Help Shape Ward 8 – Participate in the Upcoming Survey

This article, from March 7, has details on an upcoming Ward 8 initiative.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

We wanted to update you on a Ward 8 initiative which will be taking place over the coming months.

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Speeding is Speeding

This March 4 article has details on an education campaign by the Hamilton Police targeting speeders in the city.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Throughout March, the City of Hamilton and Hamilton Police will be targeting motorists driving above the speed limit with a familiar education campaign: There’s no such thing as speeding a little – speeding is speeding.

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Neighbourhood Speed Limit Reductions coming to Ward 8

This article, from October 6, contains details about impending speed restrictions across Hamilton neighbourhoods.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

As part of the City of Hamilton’s Vision Zero‘s goal to eliminate serious injuries and fatalities among all road users on city streets, the City of Hamilton is reducing the speed limit on a neighbourhood to neighbourhood basis, including many in Ward 8.

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Transformative Road Safety Improvements Coming to Ward 8 Neighbourhoods

One of the most comprehensive neighbourhood traffic safety initiatives ever undertaken in Hamilton is coming to Ward 8.

This article outlines details and next steps to create safer neighbourhoods for all road users throughout the ward.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

On August 21st 2020, Hamilton City Council ratified a motion by Ward 8 Councillor John-Paul Danko to invest $150,000 from the Ward 8 area rating reserve towards a report that will identify areas of concern and make recommendations to provide a safer environment for all road users based on Vision Zero and Complete Streets principles (click here for a copy of the original motion).

This is the engineering design phase of transformative road safety improvements throughout Ward 8, with an additional $1.5 million towards infrastructure improvements planned following the conclusion of the report.

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