Meeting Name: Active Transportation and Sustainability Advisory Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/7/2021 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Virtual Meeting
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TMP-27725 1  Discussion Item - ACCYCLE BARRIE INFRASTRUCTURE PROGRAM - CONSULTANT TEAM PROJECT UPDATE Brett Gratrix, Infrastructure Planning Engineer introduced Dave McLaughlin of WSP who provided the Committee with a presentation on the City of Barrie Interim Cycling Network, starting the presentation off with an introduction of the project team. Presentation slides included: · What Are We Doing; · Evolution of Cycling Facility Design; · Facility Selection Tool: Step 1 - Urban Facility Selection Nomograph; · Facility Selection Tool: Step 1 - Rural Facility Selection Nomograph; · Potential Design Solutions - OTM Book 18 - Transit Stops; · Potential Design Solutions - OTM Book 18 - Driveways; · Potential Design Solutions - OTM Book 18; and · Next Steps. The Committee asked questions and were provided answers.Received  Action details Not available
TMP-27717 1  Discussion Item - ACUPDATE ON SCHOOL PRESENTATIONS ON ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION John Northcote explained to the Committee that because of the challenges due to COVID over the last year for teachers, he did not approach schools regarding active transportation presentations. Mr. Northcote further mentioned that he currently does have two schools set up for this fall. Councillor A. Kungl indicated that she intended to reach out to all Principals and schools within Ward 3 and offered to mention that Mr. Northcote would be available to speak to Parent Council groups regarding an Active Transportation Education and Encouragement pilot project.Received  Action details Not available
TMP-27726 1  Discussion Item - ACSINGLE TREE BY-LAW UPDATE Councillor A. Kungl provided an overview of the Single Tree By-law discussed at the last City Council meeting. Andee Pelan, Living Green Barrie summarized areas of concern regarding wording within the motion passed by Council. Councillor A. Kungl discussed a recommendation to the City Building Committee for the September 21, 2021 meeting to look at the evaluation of best practices from other municipalities, the potential for a more comprehensive approach to mature tree protection, as well as public and stakeholder consultation. The Committee had further discussions on this item.Received  Action details Not available
21-G-229 1  RecommendationSINGLE TREE BY-LAW UPDATErecommended for consideration of adoption (Section "B")  Action details Not available
TMP-27727 1  Discussion Item - ACSUNNIDALE ROAD OVERPASS Brett Gratrix provided the Committee with information regarding the Sunnidale Road overpass, the MTO being provided design criteria, 1.5-meter bike lanes, and challenges regarding sidewalks. The Committee asked questions and were provided answers.Received  Action details Not available
21-G-230 1  RecommendationSUNNIDALE ROAD OVERPASSrecommended for adoption (Section "C")  Action details Not available
TMP-27732 1  Discussion Item - ACCYCLING AND PEDESTRIAL SAFETY ON HURONIA ROAD The Committee agreed to defer this item to the next meeting.Received  Action details Not available
TMP-27736 1  Discussion Item - ACUSE OF QR CODES FOR ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION SIGNAGE Councillor A. Kungl mentioned beautification initiatives around the City and leveraging codes on the City’s website for people to visit and navigate the City to different destination spots. She inquired if QR codes could be incorporated into the communication strategy. Brett Gratrix clarified that it is multi-departmental, but regarding cycling, it was something that could be looked at as part of the signage at trail heads. Mr. Gratrix expressed that it is not great from a safety perspective to have people slow down or stop on a roadway to do a QR code scan. Wendy Loevenmark, Landscape Architectural Planner indicated to the Committee that her department is exploring incorporating QR codes and there is a plan to complete a pilot this fall for feedback. The Committee had further discussions and asked questions.Received  Action details Not available
TMP-27737 1  Discussion Item - ACCROMPTON PARK UPDATE Councillor A. Kungl provided the Committee with an update regarding a tour through the park with three members of the Barrie Public Arts Committee. She also mentioned speaking to residents and the need for more resident engagement and feedback. She mentioned that there may be an opportunity for work being planned at Crompton Park that is connected to Active Transportation and a communication strategy and awareness of walkable spaces.Received  Action details Not available