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THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK

 

 

 

REPORT NO. 6

OF THE REGIONAL

TRANSPORTATION SERVICES COMMITTEE

MEETING HELD ON JUNE 12, 2013

 

 

 

For Consideration by

The Council of The Regional Municipality of York

on June 27, 2013

 

 

 

 

Chair:               Mayor W. Emmerson

 

Members:          Mayor R. Grossi

Regional Councillor J. Jones

Regional Councillor V. Spatafora

Mayor T. Van Bynen

Regional Chair B. Fisch (ex officio) 

 

Also Present:     Regional Councillor D. Schulte

 

Staff Present:    D. Basso, L. Bigioni, A. Carroll, L. Cheah, C. Clark, B. Hughes,

S. Kemp, H. Konefat, R. Leary, K. Llewellyn-Thomas, B. Macgregor,

I. McNeil, B. Titherington, M.F. Turner, E. Wilson

 

 

The Transportation Services Committee began its meeting at 9 a.m. on June 12, 2013.

 

 

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

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1  DESIGNING GREAT STREETS: A CONTEXT SENSITIVE SOLUTIONS APPROACH [3.6MB]

           

2  AGREEMENT FOR ACCESS AND OPERATING THE VIVANEXT RAPIDWAYS IN YORK REGION

           

3  REQUEST TO ADVANCE CAPITAL SPENDING AUTHORITY FOR BATHURST STREET IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT, TOWN OF EAST GWILLIMBURY AND TOWNSHIP OF KING

           

4  ANNUAL UPDATE - COMMUNITY SAFETY ZONES

           

5  ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION UNDERPASS TRAIL CROSSINGS OF LESLIE STREET AND ST. JOHN'S SIDEROAD

           

6  CENTRALIZED TRAFFIC CONTROL SYSTEM SOFTWARE MAINTENANCE CONTRACT RENEWAL

           

7  INTERNATIONAL DRIVE A NEW VISION FOR HIGHWAY 7

           

8  PUBLIC HIGHWAY DESIGNATION AND ALL-WAY STOP CONTROL, 16TH AVENUE AT REESOR ROAD, CITY OF MARKHAM

           

9  LAKE TO LAKE ROUTE DEFINITION AND IMPLEMENTATION FRAMEWORK [4.5MB]

           

10  UPDATE COMMITTEE PROCEEDINGS

           

 

The Transportation Services Committee advises Council of the following matters having been considered by the Transportation Services Committee with the following action:

 

 

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PRESENTATIONS

 

1. Richard Leary, General Manager, Transit, regarding '2012 System Performance Review' [5MB] Received.

 

 

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COMMUNICATIONS

 

2. John D. Leach, Director of Customer and Legislative Services/Town Clerk, Town of Aurora, dated May 1, 2013, regarding 'Bell Canada Communications Tower at 14820 Bathurst Street, King Township'  Received. 

 

3. Caroline Grech, Government and Community Relations, CAA, dated May 3, 2013 regarding 'CAA's Annual Worst Roads Campaign'  Received.

 

4. Donna L. McLarty, Town Clerk, Town of Richmond Hill, dated May 6, 2013 regarding 'York Region's Revised Community Safety Zone Policy and Potential Impact'  Received and advise the Council of the Town of Richmond Hill that a comprehensive report will be brought forward in the future to include at least one year's worth of data.

 

5. D. Bowen, Regional Clerk/Director of Legislative Services, Durham Region, dated May 16, 2013 regarding 'Approval to Commence Expropriation Proceedings - Reconstruction of Umphrey and Udora Bridges'  Received and support the recommendations from Durham Region.

 

6. Mary Masse, Clerk, Town of Lakeshore, dated May 21, 2013 regarding '400 Series Highways - Repairs and Maintenance to Overpasses'  Received.

 

7. Kathryn Smyth, Clerk, Township of King, dated May 28, 2013 regarding 'Nobleton Locations: Municipal Streetscape Partnership Program 2014 Funding Application'  Received and referred to staff.

 

8. Gary McNeil, President, GO Transit, dated May 24, 2013 regarding '2013 Seasonal Barrie Weekend GO Train Service'  Received and request that the pilot project incorporate weekend service all year round.

 

 

OTHER BUSINESS

 

[The following link opens a .pdf file of the Memo and Statistics]

 

Monthly Transit/Viva Ridership Statistics

 

9. Memorandum from Commissioner Llewellyn-Thomas and attached April 2013 Monthly Transit/Viva Ridership Statistics  Received.

 

Pickering Airport/Rouge Park

 

10. Mayor Emmerson indicated his disappointment that, at the recent media event for the Pickering Airport and Rouge Park, there was no mention of any benefits or impacts on York Region.

 

 

11  PRIVATE SESSION

 

The Committee resolved into private session at 11:52 a.m. to consider the following:

 

1. Private Report of the Regional Solicitor Cost Recovery of Damages, Highway 427 Pavement - Litigation

 

The Committee resumed in public session at 12 p.m. and recommended the recommendations in the private report be adopted.

 

 

The Transportation Services Committee meeting adjourned at 12:01 p.m. 

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

June 12, 2013                                                                                     W. Emmerson

Newmarket, Ontario                                                                            Chair

 

(Report No. 6 of the Transportation Services Committee was adopted as amended, by the Council of The Regional Municipality of York at its meeting on June 27, 2013.)

 

Carol Clark

Tel. (905) 830-4444 x 1305

 

 

 
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