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Pair of Lethbridge roads the focus of project with potential $19M price tag

Pair of Lethbridge roads the focus of project with potential $19M price tag

A planning and design study underway by City of Lethbridge staff is recommending more than $19 million in renovations for a pair of roads. An update on The 13 Street / 5 Avenue N Functional Planning and Design Project was presented to members of city council on Thursday, sitting as the Civic Works Standing Policy Committee. Read more: City of Lethbridge eyes safety goal of 0 traffic fatalities The study has been underway since early 2019 with the goal of increasing safety for all modes of transportation within Lethbridge, as well as encouraging a higher pedestrian, cycling and transit […]

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Hamilton’s 2 photo radar cameras out of service due to vandalism, says city

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Hamilton’s two automated speed enforcement (ASE) cameras are on the sidelines after the mobile stations were vandalized last week, according to the city’s transportation operations. Since the cameras were deployed in early October, the units have been abused by vandals over a dozen times, says transportation manager Mike Field. “I would say about 15 times from, you know, anything from spray painting or covering the lenses to the latest thing that we saw on Lawrence Road, where someone broke into the actual cabinets and stole some components from inside,” Field said. Read more: Photo radar in 12 ‘safety zones’ […]

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Alberta to do away with licence plate expiry stickers

Alberta to do away with licence plate expiry stickers

Beginning next year, Alberta drivers will no longer require expiry stickers on their licence plates. The change will be effective Jan. 1, as the province moves toward adopting reflective licence plates. Stickers marking the month and year of registration will no longer be issued in 2021, and the change includes stickers for fleet vehicles and permanent trailers. “Alberta’s government has been looking for ways to improve and modernize the delivery of registry services for Albertans,” Service Alberta Minister Nate Glubish said in a media release Monday morning. “By moving to reflective licence plates, expiry stickers become redundant and outdated. […]

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Snow route parking ban kicks off in Winnipeg

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Winnipeg’s annual winter parking ban officially starts early Tuesday morning. Starting at 2 a.m. Dec. 1, Winnipeggers will no longer be allowed to park their vehicles on streets designated as snow routes overnight. The snow route ban will remain in effect from 2 a.m. to 7 a.m. until March 1 next year. Read more: Temporary patios now allowed in Winnipeg — in winter “Snow routes are a top priority for snow clearing and ice control to ensure that emergency vehicles can navigate quickly and safely around the city,” reads a release from the city Monday. “It’s important that vehicles are […]

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Y Drive Ptbo launches as Peterborough’s first ridesharing service

Y Drive Ptbo launches as Peterborough’s first ridesharing service

Competition is already heating up as another ridesharing program in Peterborough launched Thursday. Locally developed Y Drive Ptbo began service Thursday, one day ahead of the launch planned by Uride based out of Thunder Bay. Y Drive managing partner Rob Davidson says their service took a year and a half of developing. The company initially began as a designated driving service and has expanded roles, including food delivery, when the coronavirus pandemic began. “It’s been a long 18 months of development, testing, working with our insurance company and also with the city,” he said. Read more: Peterborough’s first ridesharing […]

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