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plocalpeopleThe PlanLocal Ward 2 Safe Streets Final Report provides details on the entire process, including public engagement, shortlisting, vote results, and other elements. Councillor Jason Farr used this report to inform his final decision on the projects to be completed using the ward’s Area Rating funding.

To download a pdf of the report, please click here: planlocal-ward-2-2016-final-report

For the full list of projects to be funded* under the 2016 PlanLocal Ward 2 Safe Streets campaign, click here


Bike Lane on Charlton Avenue Herkimer Street

CHANGES TO CHARLTON AVENUE

on streetBike Lane Installation – July 2016

The bike lane on Charlton Avenue is a westbound-only bike lane on the north side of the street:

  • It runs from James St. to Dundurn St.
  • Is a “protected” bike lane (behind parked cars) between MacNab St. and Caroline St.
  • Parking between Locke St. and Dundurn St. will now be on the south side of Charlton Ave at all times
  • Parking between MacNab St. and Caroline St. will remain on the north side of the street, but beside a painted buffer instead of beside the curb.  The painted buffer permits a car door to open without blocking the bike lane.
  • Cyclists are reminded to be aware of pedestrians beside parked cars and potential conflicts with autos at driveways and intersections.

CHANGES TO HERKIMER STREET

Bike Lane Installation – July 2016

The bike lane on Herkimer St. runs from Dundurn St. to MacNab St. and is an eastbound-only bike lane on the north side of the street:

  • It minimizes the need for cyclists to move across auto traffic at intersections to travel northerly towards on st herkimerdowntown and the waterfront.
  • Is a “protected” bike lane (behind parked cars) between Locke St. and MacNab St.
  • Parking between Locke St. and MacNab St. will remain on both sides of the street (except between Queen St. and Hess St. – south side only).  Between Locke St. and MacNab St where parking remains on the north side of the street, it will be beside a painted buffer instead of beside the curb.  The painted buffer permits a car door to open without blocking the bike lane.
  • Cyclists can continue easterly via MacNab St. to Charlton Ave., and via a new bike lane on Charlton Ave. to James St.
  • Cyclists are reminded to be aware of pedestrians beside parked cars and potential conflicts with autos at driveways and intersections.

For more information, please contact: Daryl Bender, Project Manager Alternate Transportation Daryl.Bender@hamilton.ca or  extension 2066.

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