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School Bus Traffic Camera -
Pilot Update
Public Works Department Transportation Committee
May 7 !"#$
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Back%round on &nitiati'e
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Concerns recei'ed from residents school
boards and other stakeholders
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S() researches feasibility of implementin%
camera initiati'e in )tta*a
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S() be%ins consultation *ith +e%al Ser'ices and
Police Ser'ices
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Pilot pro,ect is initiated
Transportation Committee
May 7 !"#$
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-i%h*ay Traffic .ct /
School Buses 0 Section #71
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.ny 'ehicle shall stop for2
3444a stopped school bus that has its o'erhead red
si%nal-li%hts flashin% shall stop before reachin% the bus
and shall not proceed until the bus mo'es or the
o'erhead red si%nal-li%hts ha'e stopped flashin%45
Transportation Committee
May 7 !"#$
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Current 6nforcement
(e7uires8
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Sufficient e'idence identifyin% the 'ehicle o*ner or
dri'er
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Sufficient e'idence as to the 'iolation8
obser'ations of police officer and0or e'idence of
*itness 9e4%4 bus dri'er:
The dri'er and0or o*ner can be char%ed8
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Ticket8 ;$<1
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= demerit points a%ainst dri'er
Transportation Committee
May 7 !"#$
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6nforcement Data
9!""> to !"#?:
2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Charges
112 136 57 40 30

@reater number of char%es in !""> and !"#" resultin% from focused
enforcement campai%ns

.nticipate a %reater number of char%es as a result of the School Bus
Traffic Camera pilot pro,ect
Transportation Committee
May 7 !"#$
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.ction Plan
March0.pril8 +aunch of (oad Si%n Desi%n
May to Aune8 Pilot Pro,ect &mplementation
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)ne camera installed on a Bradley Bus 9on loan:
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Camera is turned on *hile bus is in operation
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Boota%e pro'ided to )tta*a Police Ser'ices for e'aluation
Auly to December8 Pilot Pro,ect 6'aluation
• 6'aluate the effecti'eness of the camera
• Tickets issued by )tta*a Police Ser'ice
• Monitor any prosecutions 'ia the Pro'incial Courts
Sprin% !"#18 Brin% for*ard report to T(C on neCt steps
Transportation Committee
May 7 !"#$
The City of Ottawa is the first in Ontario to
implement this pilot project!
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& Stop Dou Stop Campai%n
+ocation of (oad Si%ns8
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Champlain St and Aeanne dE.rc Bl'd
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Charlema%ne Bl'd and Falade Crescent
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Tenth +ine (d and )ld Tenth +ine (d
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Brian Coburn Bl'd and Strasbour% St
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&nnes (d and .nderson (d
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St4 Aoseph Bl'd and Maren%er St
Transportation Committee
May 7 !"#$
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Potential Bundin% Sources
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School bus traffic camera costs bet*een
;#""" and ;!""" per unit
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Bundin% options to be eCplored8
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Pri'ate Sector Sponsorship
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Base bud%et ad,ustments to S() as a result of
re'enue from initiati'e
Transportation Committee
May 7 !"#$
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Thank you.
Transportation Committee
May 7 !"#$
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