STANDING POLICY COMMITTEE ON INFRASTRUCTURE RENEWAL & PUBLIC WORKS APRIL 2, 2019
Moved by Councillor Santos,
WHEREAS on Monday, March 18, 2019 there was a tragic accident and fatality at the lighted pedestrian corridor at the intersection of Isabel Street and Alexander Avenue;
AND WHEREAS the residents and businesses in and around this neighbourhood are continuing to have major concerns about the high traffic and pedestrian volume;
AND WHEREAS the children, parents and residents in the neighbourhood need better safety standards to cross Isabel Street to access the Freight House Recreation Centre, Tim Hortons and Dufferin School;
AND WHEREAS there is a desire for an enhanced lighted pedestrian corridor at the intersection of Isabel Street and Alexander Avenue where the enhanced lighting should be flashing the colour Red when activated by a pedestrian;
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Winnipeg Public Service be directed to undertake a pedestrian and traffic study at the lighted pedestrian corridor at the intersection of Isabel Street and Alexander Avenue to determine appropriate measures to improve visibility and safety, and report back to the Standing Policy Committee on Infrastructure and Renewal and Public Works within 90 days.