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REPORT TO:Special Council <br />DATE OF MEETING:June 22, 2020 <br />SUBMITTED BY:Barry Cronkite, Director, Transportation Services, <br />519-741-2200ext. 7738 <br />PREPARED BY:Darren Kropf, Active Transportation Planning Project Manager, <br />519-741-2200 ext. 7314 <br />WARD (S) INVOLVED:All Wards <br />DATE OF REPORT:June4, 2020 <br />REPORT NO.:DSD-20-073 <br />SUBJECT:Activation of Streets <br />___________________________________________________________________________ <br />RECOMMENDATION: <br />That staff be directed to assess opportunities to quickly and affordably expand active <br />transportation infrastructure to facilitate essential tripsand exercise while physical <br />distancing; <br />That painted bike lanes be installed on Krug Street (River Road to East Avenue),Franklin <br />Street (Weber Avenue to Ottawa Street) and Stirling Avenue (Courtland Avenue to King <br />Street), and that the Uniform Traffic By-law be amended accordingly; <br />That Delta Street be permanently converted from a road to a multi-use trail, including an <br />interim road closure until full reconstruction in 2021; <br />That Gaukel Streetbe closed from Charles Street to Joseph Street and converted into a <br />passive seating area until November 2020; <br />That notwithstanding Section 9(a), Schedule 12, of Chapter 599 of The City of Kitchener <br />Municipal Code, for the time period of July 1 to August31, 2020, which may be extended <br />area zoned R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, R6, R7, R8 or R9 by the City Zoning By-law, as amended, <br />in the City of Kitchener, provided they comply with Chapter 599 as well as the various <br />conditions set out in Report DSD-20-073; and further, <br />That the Uniform Traffic By-law be amended to reflect recent and current bike lane <br />installations through street reconstructions on Mill Street (Stirling Avenue to Ottawa <br />Street), Franklin Street (Trafalgar Avenue to Weber Street)and Stirling Avenue <br />(Greenbrook Drive to CourtlandAvenue). <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 />8 - 1 <br />