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See traffic-calming plans for six streets at open houses

March 31, 2015 -

The City is holding two open houses to present traffic-calming plans for these six streets:

  • Patrick Street from Railway to Russell
  • Lancaster Drive from Limestone to Dunham
  • Alfred Street from Princess to Concession
  • Hudson Drive at Bayridge Public School
  • Helen Street from Mack to Carruthers
  • Place d'Armes at King Street

The plans for each street can be viewed at www.CityofKingston.ca/trafficcalming.

"These traffic-calming measures are planned in response to resident concerns about aggressive driving behaviours including speeding. They are concerned for the safety of their neighbourhoods and their quality-of-life," says Mark Van Buren, director of engineering.

The City matches traffic-calming measures to the needs of a street and surrounding neighbourhood. They can include: curb extensions, speed humps and mini-roundabouts.

Have questions about the plans?

Come to one of these two open houses:

  1. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Monday, April 13 in the Rona Room at the INVISTA Centre, 1350 Gardiners Rd.
  2. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 15 in Memorial Hall, City Hall, 216 Ontario St.

You may also contact the traffic division at 613-546-4291, ext. 3248 to request information on the measures planned for your street.

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About the City of Kingston

The City of Kingston provides municipal services to 120,000 residents living in this visually stunning, historic city, often ranked one of the best places to live in Canada. In 2014, it was named a Top 7 Smart Community by the Intelligent Community Forum. Our vision – to become Canada's most sustainable city – focusses our efforts on: environmental responsibility, social equity, economic health and cultural vitality. Please visit www.CityofKingston.ca and join the conversation on social media.

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Media contact: For more information contact Cindie Ashton, communications officer, 613-546-4291, ext. 3116, or call the communications department at 613-546-4291, ext. 2300.