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    Traffic Calming

    What is it?

    Traffic controlling devices used to reduce speed and/or volume of vehicular traffic on neighbourhood streets.

    This can include:

    Local and Collector Roads

    Speed humps: Eaton Street, Eagleview Way, Prince Charles Street, Tanners Drive

    Speed humps: Eaton Street, Eagleview Way, Prince Charles Street, Tanners Drive

    Roundabouts: Danby Road and Barber Drive East, Danby Road and Barber Drive West

    Roundabouts: Danby Road and Barber Drive East, Danby Road and Barber Drive West

    Centre medians (Islands): Main Street South (Georgetown), Maple Avenue

    Centre medians (Islands): Main Street South (Georgetown), Maple Avenue

    Curb extensions (bump outs): Argyll Road, Oak Street, Charles Street & Park Avenue

    Curb extensions (bump outs): Argyll Road, Oak Street, Charles Street & Park Avenue

    Oversize Speed Signs: Churchill Road South

    Oversize Speed Signs: Churchill Road South

     

    Arterial Roads

    Vehicle Activated Traffic Calming Signs: Mountainview Road, River Drive, Main Street North (Georgetown), Trafalgar Road (Regional Road 3)

    Vehicle Activated Traffic Calming Signs

    Pavement markings, gateway features and oversize speed signs: Trafalgar Road (Regional Road 3)

    Pavement markings, gateway features and oversize speed signs: Trafalgar Road (Regional Road 3)

    Why is it incorporated on our roads?

    • Increases safety and livability in the neighbourhood.
    • Reduces negative impacts of motor vehicles in high-traffic areas.
    • Increases driver awareness of street functions (which reduces vehicular speed).
    • Discourages non-local traffic from traveling through a neighbourhood.
    • Encourages public involvement in traffic calming activities.
    • Reduces conflicts between various street users, including motorists, cyclists, pedestrian and others.

    For more information please see the Traffic Calming Protocol.

     

     


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