Jim Common Drive Traffic Calming Project

Thanks to everyone who provided feedback about the Jim Common Drive Traffic Calming project. These results will be used to represent the resident perspective in a comprehensive evaluation of the overall project, with the goal of improving the way Strathcona County engages with its residents and undertakes traffic calming within the community.

Read a summary of survey results Jim Common Drive Evaluation Survey Summary Report (288.3 KB)

Read the full survey report Jim Common Drive Survey Results (1.3 MB)

The final, comprehensive evaluation of the Jim Common Drive Traffic Calming project was presented to the Priorities Committee on September 17, 2019.

Image showing a section of road along Jim Common Drive

Why was traffic calming implemented?

Jim Common Drive South

  • Residents expressed concerns with traffic speed and pedestrian safety on Jim Common Drive South.
  • Data collected shows traffic speeds in excess of the 50 km/h speed limit.

Jim Common Drive North

  • Residents expressed concerns about the trail crossing on the southern end of the road and near the playground.
  • Residents were supportive of the 2013 temporary speed hump pilot project located near the playground.

How were residents engaged in decision-making for this project?

Strathcona County was committed to working with residents and other stakeholders to develop an economically viable, technically feasible, environmentally compatible and publicly acceptable solution for Jim Common Drive. 

Thanks to all residents who participated in the public engagement for this project. Final traffic calming recommendations were presented to Council on March 14, 2017.

These plans were chosen based on resident input from the open house and online survey. Read the full report (8.4 MB) summarizing resident feedback.

In addition to the Open House and online survey in January 2017, workshops and an online survey were conducted in October 2016 to gather resident concerns and priorities. That summary report is available here.

Public engagement for this initiative was conducted at the “Listen and Learn” level. Learn more about the County’s Public Engagement Policy and Framework here. 

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Last updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2019
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