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Uniform Traffic By-Law 2019-113 Updates <br />Provisions that are new, or have been changed from the existing Uniform Traffic By-Law 2007- <br />138include: <br />Part II – Definitions <br />Accessible Parking Space – Definition was added to remain consistent with the Region <br />of Waterloo. New definition: ‘means a parking space designated under this By-Law for <br />the exclusive use of a vehicle displaying an accessible parking permit.’ <br />Boulevard – Definition was changed to remain consistent with the Region of Waterloo. <br />New definition: ‘means that part of a highway from the edge of the roadway to the <br />nearest lateral property line, but does not include a shoulder, sidewalk, cycling lane or <br />multi-use trail;‘ <br />Commercial/Essential Parking Permit – Definition has been removed because it is no <br />longer part of Transportation practice. <br />Construction Parking Permit – ‘General Manager of Development and Technical <br />Services’ was changed to ‘General Manager, Development Services’. <br />Director of Operations – ‘Director of Operations’ was changed to ‘Director, Operations - <br />Roads and Traffic’, ‘Community Services Department’ was changed to ‘Infrastructure <br />Services’. <br />Heavy Truck – Definition was changed to remain consistent with the Region of <br />Waterloo. The maximum weight of an unloaded truck changed from 4600 kg to 4500 kg. <br />Motor Assisted Vehicle – Definition was changed to remain consistent with the Region <br />of Waterloo. New definition: ‘includes a motor-assisted bicycle, E-bike, power-assisted <br />bicycle, segway,mini-bike, go-cart and any other motor-assisted transportation device <br />that weighs not more than 55 kilograms and that does not have sufficient power to <br />enable the transportation device to attain a speed greater than 50 kilometres per hour <br />on level ground within a distance of 2 kilometres from a standing start, but does not <br />include a wheelchair;’ <br />School Frontage – Definition was addedto describe the frontage of a school:“means the <br />areas of a highway abutting the property of a school” <br />Shared roadway – Definition was added to give context for 40km/h speed provision where <br />cyclists and motorists share the roadway. ‘means a roadway where both cyclist and <br />motoristshare the same vehicular travel lane.’ <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 />5 - 2 <br />