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transportation

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City Council in Brief
City Council in Brief - September 2021

In brief, this post highlights five items of public interest that were discussed during the September 2021 City Council meetings.

Highlights include:

  • COVID-19: Mitigation Framework, Implementation and Gathering Size Restrictions Request
  • First decision for the Speed Limit Review
  • Creation of Roadways Emergency Response Plan for Extreme or Unusual Snow events
  • Winter Parking Patio Pilot
  • Leave of Absence Policy
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Ward 8 Update
Speed Limit Review

What's happening with the speed limit review? 

In September, City Council will vote on whether or not to reduce speed limits in residential neighbourhoods. 

Read on to learn more about the review, the recommendations and next steps. 

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City Council in Brief
City Council in Brief - June 2021

In brief, this post highlights five items of public interest that were discussed during the June 2021 City Council meeting.

Highlights include:

  • Renaming of John A. Macdonald Road.
  • Amendment of the Knox United Church Heritage bylaw. 
  • Renewal of the Civic Conservatory 
  • Party Bicycle Pilot Program
  • Options for the 14th St Parklet 
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Ward 8 Update
Speed Limit Review - Technical Report and Survey Results

The speed limits on residential streets are under review in Saskatoon, following comments from residents concerned about safety during neighbourhood traffic reviews throughout the city. Results from this spring’s surveys will be presented to City Council’s Standing Policy Committee on Transportation on June 7 along with collision statistics and current speed limits in other Canadian cities.

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Ward 8 Update
Arrival of Transit in Brighton

After much anticipation, Transit is coming to Brighton on May 31, 2021.

As of May 31, 2021 riders can request a trip to and from any transit stop throughout the entire city including Brighton and the new Costco! This service will be available from Monday to Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., transfer-free or with connections to our high frequency corridors.

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City Council in Brief
City Council in Brief - April 2021

In brief, this post highlights six items of public interest that were discussed during the April 2021 City Council meeting.

Highlights include:

  • a progress report on the Climate Action Plan
  • information on the Victoria Avenue bikeway, pedestrian and traffic safety improvements. 
  • next steps in envisioning Downtown's Entertainment District and Bus Rapid Transit
  • presentation of 2020 local government election disclosures.
  • approval of the University Sector Plan.
  • Extension of temporary asphalt parking patios.
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Get Involved
Speed Limit Review Survey

Have you heard about discussions regarding speed limits in residential neighbourhoods? Perfect, we want to hear from you!

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Ward 8 Update
Successful construction season with an ambitious list of projects now complete

An annual $61 million budget for road rehabilitation and maintenance ensures Saskatoon’s streets, bridges and sidewalks remain safe and long-lasting. 

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City Council in Brief
City Council in Brief - November 2020

In brief, here are five items of public interest that were discussed during the November 2020 City Council meetings. The the full agenda for November 16, 2020 can be accessed here, the full agenda for November 23, 2020 can be accessed here and the full agenda for November 30, 2020 can be accessed here.

  • Snowstorm 2020 - Snow Removal Update
  • Transit Operator Barrier Retrofit
  • Saskatchewan Economic Recovery Rebate
  • Change to Committee Times
  • Suspension of Saturday Pay Parking
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City Council in Brief
City Council in Brief - August Edition | 2020

In brief, here are eight items of public interest that were discussed during the August 2020 City Council meetings.

  • Short-term Accommodations
  • Saskatoon Transit: Masks
  • Brighton Child Care Centre
  • Nuisance Tree Policy Update
  • Brighton: Polling Location Update
  • Good Neighbour Guide
  • MOU with Meewasin
  • Mail-in Ballots