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REPORT TO: Community and Infrastructure Services Committee <br />th <br />DATE OF MEETING: May 13, 2019 <br />SUBMITTED BY: Barry Cronkite, Director, Transportation Services, <br />519-741-2200 ext. 7738 <br />PREPARED BY: Eric Bentzen-Bilkvist, Traffic Technologist, (519) 741-2200 x7372 <br />WARD (S) INVOLVED: Ward 6 <br />th <br />DATE OF REPORT:April 17, 2019 <br />REPORT NO.: DSD-19-104 <br />SUBJECT: All-Way Stop Control – Rittenhouse Road & Erinbrook Drive / McCabe <br />Court <br />__________________________________________________________________ <br />RECOMMENDATIONS: <br />That an all-way stop control be installed at the intersection of Rittenhouse Road and <br />Erinbrook Drive / McCabe Court <br />That the Uniform Traffic By-Law be amended accordingly. <br />BACKGROUND: <br />Transportation Services received a request to review the existing traffic control at the intersection <br />of Rittenhouse Road at Erinbrook Drive / McCabe Court. The request cited concerns regarding <br />pedestrian safety and general operation of the intersection. It was requested that an all-way stop <br />be considered to control traffic. <br />According to the City of Kitchener’s Official Plan, Rittenhouse Road is designated a Major <br />Community Collector Street and Erinbrook is designated a Minor Neighborhood Collector Street. <br />Currently, traffic on Erinbrook Driveand McCabe Courtstops and yields right of way to traffic on <br />Rittenhouse Road. <br />REPORT: <br />In response to the identified concerns, a traffic study was conducted for the intersection of <br />Rittenhouse Road and Erinbrook Drive / McCabe Court on August20, 2016. The results of the <br />study were compared to the City of Kitchener’s all-way stop warrant requirements. These <br />requirements are a set of guidelines based on the all-way stop warrants established by the <br />Ministry of Transportation of Ontario and the Institute of Transportation Engineers. The results <br />are as follows: <br />*** This information is available in accessible formats upon request. *** <br />Please call 519-741-2345 or TTY 1-866-969-9994 for assistance. <br />7 - 1 <br />