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Welcome

Bump-outs on Oakwood Ave.


Between St. Clair Ave. & Rogers Rd.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016. Oakwood Village Library & Arts Centre

5 - 6:30 p.m. Public drop-in (view drawings & discuss with staff)
6:30 - 8 p.m. Presentation followed by questions & answers

www.toronto.ca/oakwood-bump-outs

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Introduction

Bump-outs
Resurface
Bump-outs

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Existing Conditions

Southbound At Conway Ave


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Existing Conditions

Southbound at South of EarlsdaleAve


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Existing Conditions

South of EarlsdaleAve Building a Better Toronto Together


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Existing Conditions

Northbound at Conway Ave Building a Better Toronto Together


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Existing Conditions

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Existing Conditions

Approach to Rogers Road - parking allowed at all times

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What is a Bump-out?

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What is a Bump-out?

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Advantages Bump-outs at Bus Stops

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TTC Stop Consolidation

Remove the bus stops at


Earnscliffe Road and
Glenhurst Road, and
replace them with one set
of bus stops at Conway
Avenue.

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Minor Changes to On-street Parking

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Road Classifications

Local Road
Collector Road
Minor Arterial Road
Major Arterial Road
Toronto Expressway
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Comparable Traffic Volumes on
Two Lane Roads

Southbound AM Peak PM Peak Off-Peak High

Oakwood Nth of St. Clair 653 611 534

Oakwood Sth of St. Clair 602 530 466

Roncesvalles (2014) 364 351 284

Royal York Rd Nth of Bloor 719 895 811

Caledonia Nth of St. Clair 480 536 425

*Oakwood Nth of Rogers 669 900 504


*Parking allowed at all times
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Comparable Traffic Volumes on Two Lane
Roads

Northbound AM Peak PM Peak Off-Peak High

Oakwood Nth of St. Clair 508 588 653


Oakwood Sth of St. Clair 416 539 498
Roncesvalles (2014) 278 281 334
Royal York Rd Nth of Bloor 707 752 702
Caledonia W of St. Clair 458 674 467
*Oakwood Nth of Rogers 909 857 545
*Parking allowed at all times
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Minimal Impacts to
Overall Traffic Flow

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Minimal Impacts to
Overall Traffic Flow

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Volumes by Hour
at Conway Ave Southbound
700

600
Number of Vehicles

500

No Parking
400

300

200

100

0
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Volumes by Hour
at Conway Ave Northbound
700

600
Number of Vehicles

500

No Parking
400

300

200

100

0
0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23

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Delays experienced at the
approach to St. Clair Ave. and Rogers Rd.

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Waiting Behind Stopped TTC Buses

With bump-outs at two bus


stops in each direction,
buses would stop to serve
passengers in the traffic
lane - drivers behind a
stopped bus would be
required to wait approx.
8 to 20 seconds before
continuing.

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Oakwood Ave as One Lane (Video)

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Considerations for Cyclists

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Planting Area or Decorative Pavers

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Planting Area or Decorative Pavers

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Option 1) No Bump-outs
Pro • Faster construction
• Lower costs for construction & maintenance
• Drivers can pass stopped TTC busses
• Minor increase in on street parking space
(assuming TTC stop consolidation)

Con • TTC buses possibly delayed when merging into traffic lane
• No improvements to safety for pedestrians
• 0 additional street trees planted on Oakwood Avenue
• No bus shelters at TTC stops (not enough available space)
• May need to expand the sidewalk into some residential front
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Option 2) Bump-outs on West Side Only
Pro • Some improvements to safety for pedestrians, including 2
reduced crossing distance locations
• Approximately up to 5 additional street trees could be planted
• Southbound bus stops could include shelters or other upgrades

Con • Southbound drivers will on occasion be required to wait behind


a stopped bus
• May need to expand the sidewalk into some residential front
yards next to bus stops on east side

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Option 3) Bump-outs on Both Sides
Pro • Significant improvements to safety for pedestrians, including 4
reduced crossing distance locations
• Approximately up to 13 additional street trees could be planted
• 4 bus stops could include shelters and/or other upgrades
• Improved TTC bus service (no merging required)

Con • Drivers will on occasion be required to wait behind a stopped


bus
• Minor reduction in on-street parking

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Road Resurfacing
& Sidewalk Improvements

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Notification & Survey Responses

• 4000+ flyers distributed


(~December 31, 2015)

• 440+ survey responses


(as of January 12, 2016)

• 250+ respondents
provided email address

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Survey Demographics

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Next Steps
• Receive feedback tonight and online up to January 17, 2016
• Publish survey results online
• Staff recommendations to Etobicoke York Community
Council, where decision will be made
• Finalize design and update residents (email)
• Tender the project, hire a contractor
• Publish construction notice

Expected Construction Start Date: Summer 2016


Expected Completion Date: Fall 2016
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For More Information

For More Information


Tracy Manolakakis
Manager, Public Consultation Unit
Tel: 416-392-2990
E-mail: tmanola@toronto.ca
TTC customer information: 416-393-4636

toronto.ca/oakwood-bump-outs
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