Automated Speed Enforcement to continue throughout Hamilton

This article, from September 21, has details on the graduation of the Automated Speed Enforcement system from pilot program to a fully operational one.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

The City of Hamilton’s public works committee voted Monday to continue automated speed enforcement from a one-year pilot program to a permanent roadway safety program.

For more details, please continue reading below…

Continue reading “Automated Speed Enforcement to continue throughout Hamilton”

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.

For more details, please continue reading below…

Continue reading “Upper James Street to get floral planters for pedestrian-friendly roadway project”

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.

For more details, please continue reading below….

Continue reading “City sharing safety tips for pedestrian crossovers”

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.

For more details, please continue reading below…

Continue reading “City sharing safety tips for those who use the Keddy Access Trail”

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.

For more details, please continue reading below…

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

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.

For more details, please continue reading below…

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

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.

For more details, please continue reading below…

Continue reading “Increased investments in multi-modal transportation infrastructure proposed for 2021 budget”

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.

For more details, please continue reading below…

Continue reading “Ward 8 Complete Streets Survey Now Live!”

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.

For more details, please continue reading below…

Continue reading “Help Shape Ward 8 – Participate in the Upcoming Survey”

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.

For more details, please continue reading below…

Continue reading “Speeding is Speeding”