Item Information
Title:ELGIN STREET AND HAWTHORNE AVENUE FUNCTIONAL DESIGN STUDY

Item #: Status:
Type:1 1 #:Somerset (14); CAPITALE (17)
Version:1st Sponsor:
Meeting Date:2017-May-03 2017-May-03 2 Ward:Somerset (14); CAPITAL (17)
Meeting Type:TRC Video: View Video
Attachments:Document 4 - Future Travel Implications Assessment.pdf    
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History
 VersionItem #TypeStatusMeeting DateMeeting Type
 1st12017-May-03TRC
 2nd12017-May-10City Council
Vote Records
Passed    Motion To: WHEREAS on-street parking along Elgin Street will be temporarily removed during the reconstruction of the street; and WHEREAS Elgin Street business owners have indicated that their customers, who come from across the city, will need access to nearby parking during construction; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT: 1. Staff work to provide opportunities for additional temporary public parking within close vicinity of Elgin Street during reconstruction; 2. The General Manager, Public Works and Environment Services be delegated the authority, during the time that Elgin is under reconstruction, to designate dates and times when parking at City Hall will be free of charge; and Staff work with the business owners on Elgin Street during the reconstruction period to co-ordinate advertising of the opportunities for temporary and for free public parking.
(Councillor / Conseiller) S. Moffatt  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) D. Chernushenko  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) M. Fleury  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) B. Monette  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) G. Darouze  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) S. Qadri  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) K. Egli  Yes
(Councillor / Conseillère) D. Deans  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) J. Mitic  Yes
(Councillor / Conseillère) C. McKenney  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) M. Qaqish  Yes
Passed    Motion To: WHEREAS the Elgin Street redesign incorporates flexible space that can be used for different functions; and WHEREAS the number of parking spaces has been reduced with the street redesign; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the 90 flexible parking spaces be designed for the purpose of parking or patio use only.
(Councillor / Conseiller) S. Moffatt  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) D. Chernushenko  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) M. Fleury  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) B. Monette  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) G. Darouze  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) S. Qadri  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) K. Egli  Yes
(Councillor / Conseillère) D. Deans  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) J. Mitic  Yes
(Councillor / Conseillère) C. McKenney  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) M. Qaqish  Yes
Passed    Motion To: WHEREAS the New Right of Way Patio Program and Evaluation of Streetside Spots Pilot Program was adopted by City Council on March 8, 2017; and WHEREAS same requires patios to comply with Accessibility Design Standards including a minimum pedestrian clearway width of 2.0m on sidewalks abutting patios; and WHEREAS Council deferred the requirement for existing patios to comply with the Accessibility Design Standards and pedestrian clearway until April 1, 2018; and WHEREAS following reconstruction Elgin Street, including existing patios, will comply with the Accessibility Design Standards, including the pedestrian clearway; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that applications for the renewal of permits administered through the Right of Way Patio By-law on Elgin Street are subject to the provisions of the new Right of Way Patio By-law except for the requirements regarding the Accessibility Design Standards and pedestrian clearway, which such requirements are deferred until the reconstruction of the pedestrian elements of the project adjacent to the existing patios are complete.
(Councillor / Conseiller) S. Moffatt  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) D. Chernushenko  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) M. Fleury  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) B. Monette  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) G. Darouze  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) S. Qadri  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) K. Egli  Yes
(Councillor / Conseillère) D. Deans  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) J. Mitic  Yes
(Councillor / Conseillère) C. McKenney  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) M. Qaqish  Yes
Passed    Motion To: WHEREAS Elgin Street is an important transportation, residential and commercial hub in the downtown core and this significant reconstruction activity will have a major, temporary impact on those who use the Elgin Street corridor as part of their daily transportation route whether they walk, cycle, drive or take public transit; and WHEREAS a number of other major construction projects are planned in the downtown core over the course of the same construction period (including the Metcalfe Street and King Edward Avenue Road Resurfacings, the Laurier Avenue East cycling lanes, the Kent Street Combined Sewer Storage Tunnel, and Catherine Street and Bronson Avenue renewal and resurfacing); and WHEREAS a comprehensive Traffic Management Plan, in concert with a detailed communications plan, was developed and implemented successfully for Ottawa on the Move to ensure that disruption to local and flow-through traffic was minimized during that lengthy construction period; and WHEREAS Members of Council want to ensure that the mitigation strategies related to the Elgin Street and Hawthorne Avenue reconstruction incorporate a broad understanding of construction in the area, the full range of traffic management tools that could be employed to assist with pedestrian, cycling, vehicle and public transit movement during construction, as well as the multi-modal impacts of each initiative and an appreciation that some may need to be changed quickly if they are not working as intended; and WHEREAS communications will be key to the success of a traffic management plan for this project, and Members of Council all have residents that will be affected for the duration of this construction period; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Transportation Committee recommend that City Council direct staff to develop a comprehensive Traffic Management Plan for the Elgin Street and Hawthorne Avenue Reconstruction project, as well as a detailed communications plan, as described in this motion and in consultation with Members of Council.
(Councillor / Conseiller) S. Moffatt  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) D. Chernushenko  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) M. Fleury  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) B. Monette  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) G. Darouze  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) S. Qadri  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) K. Egli  Yes
(Councillor / Conseillère) D. Deans  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) J. Mitic  Yes
(Councillor / Conseillère) C. McKenney  Yes
(Councillor / Conseiller) M. Qaqish  Yes