Councillor Partridge’s office has received numerous complaints regarding an increase in Transport Truck traffic on Carlisle Road, which is designated as a full time truck route, and has been for a number of years. There is no question traffic has increased significantly especially transport trucks over the past few weeks. A Truck Route (goods movement) master plan review will be undertaken shortly by city of Hamilton Transportation Planning group.
In addition to Hamilton Police providing targeted enforcement, Traffic Engineering will be installing “Slow Down Safety Zone” signage as a gateway feature at all major entrance points into Carlisle highlighting the change from typical rural surroundings to a more urban setting. Plus, staff currently have an electronic speed sign eastbound on Carlisle Rd west of Centre Rd and will be adding a second electronic speed sign as you enter Carlisle from the east for westbound traffic.
Hamilton Police are also aware of increasing concerns regarding speeds and have been provided with some speed data to help with targeted enforcement.