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In the past, neighbourhood transportation issues were addressed on a less effective case-by-case basis. The City of Saskatoon started Neighbourhood Traffic Reviews so that traffic engineers had the opportunity to consider the traffic patterns of a neighbourhood holistically.
Each year, approximately 8 neighbourhoods are selected based on prioritization criteria that considers outstanding traffic concerns, number of collisions, existing traffic calming measures, age and stage of development of the neighbourhood, and regional representation across the city.
A complete list of the Neighbourhood Traffic Reviews undertaken to date is available at saskatoon.ca/NTR.
Welcome! We’re pleased that you want to participate in discussions about area traffic concerns. We ask that you please read the following before posting any comments.
This is the City of Saskatoon’s Engage page for the 2019 Neighbourhood Traffic Review in University Heights Suburban Centre. This page is for residents of this neighbourhood inclusively, bound by Nelson Road (north), Attridge Drive/115th Street/Webster Street (south), McOrmond Drive (east) and Berini Drive/Forestry Farm Park Drive (west).
The Neighbourhood Traffic Review process works like this:
- The City gathers input from residents;
- City traffic engineers investigate the issues identified by residents, including gathering traffic counts and observing traffic behaviours;
- A comprehensive traffic plan is developed to address concerns;
- The traffic plan is shared at a public meeting and on this Engage page;
- The traffic plan is adopted and the City proceeds to implementing the measures identified within the plan (subject to budgetary approvals):
- Signage may be installed as early as the spring or summer after the report is finalized (pedestrian crosswalks, no parking, stop and yield, speed signs);
- Traffic calming measures may be temporarily installed as early as the spring or summer after the report is finalized, until proven effective. If proven effective, the measures will be installed permanently when funding is available;
- Sidewalks or any other permanent measures may be installed when funding is available.