Key accomplishments for 2022 include:
· Implementation of the 40 km/hour area pilot in the Lakeshore Woods neighbourhood
· Completion of traffic calming surveys on 22 streets
· Implementation of 11 Community Safety Zones (CSZ) and assessment of 14 road segments.
Read the full release here
Traffic calming is a measure available to the town that can be used to mitigate speeding in instances where higher speeds have been observed and conventional methods of speed deterrence, such as enforcement and education, have not been effective. Some examples of include radar speed display signs, speed cushions and roundabouts. More here
There have been complaints from residents of Oakville for years about speeding in residential neighbourhoods. Council has decided to do something about it.
Following pilot studies in the West River and Heritage Way neighbourhoods, Council has decided on the following:
Stay tuned! It looks like Ontario is moving in the same direction as the UK and Australia in adopting automatic enforcement of vehicle speed limits.
Click here for the full Council resolution (item #5). See below for the TCRA delegation on this matter.