Traffic Calming Ideas

11 months ago
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There are a some options for traffic calming measures to be added. 

Here are a few suggestions for your consideration:

  • Speed display boards (illuminated digital signs that indicate your speed)
  • Speed bumps
  • Changing the road to a one-way street and having a bike/pedestrian lane
  • Bump outs (concrete barriers that narrow the road in certain areas)
  • Implementing a parking ban on the road
  • Alternating east & west side garbage pickup
  • Add a flashing pedestrian crossing at Colton Court

What are your other ideas to increase safety in this area? Suggestions for your consideration are below.



Consultation has concluded. Thank you for your participation. 

  • tdekker about 1 year ago
    A lit (pedestrian activated) pedestrian crossing sign would be the most reasonable and cost effective approach considering the few residents that are impacted. Considering this is not a main route, is there evidence that volume is much above local traffic?
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    • Admin Commented City Communications 12 months ago
      Hi tdekker - a pedestrian activated pedestrian crossing sign is something we are looking at for 2019. The road is a local residential street based on volume but due to the lack of sidewalks, some residents have raised concerns over pedestrian safety.
  • ifarrell about 1 year ago
    I would suggest a couple of pedestrian cross walks plus a couple of access points between houses to the rear walking paths along the east side of the road. The speed I don’t see as an issue once the empty lots are completed. I would however mention that street parking should be limited as a few times it has been tough to get down the road in anything that is larger than a small car. Maybe parking only on one side instead of both.
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    • Admin Commented City Communications about 1 year ago
      Thanks for your comment and suggestion about parking. We are certainly looking at this as an option.
  • Jallore 12 months ago
    I agree on making street parking illegal, at the very least, during peak hours. It is a narrow road, and while currently the street parking is mostly construction, all it takes to completely construct the road is for two houses to have a party across the road from each other. Access to the pathway system and crosswalks would be effective in keeping kids off the road on the walks to school. Also, a playground zone in the area between camp Chestermere and the school would be good as well.